what people are saying. Thanks for the class. It was a great way to begin thinking more strategically about how we can improve our existing volunteer programs at Kiva.
- Chelsea Bocci, Microfinance Operations Director, Kiva

Volunteer Program Management and Structure
Here you will find best practices about how to create and manage your volunteer program within your organization.

Volunteer Mangers Handbook
The Volunteer Center wrote this handbook to assist Volunteer Mangers in creating or recreating a volunteer program.  This handbook is designed to take you through the important steps necessary in establishing a solid foundation for your program.  Time spent in this planning process will greatly enhance your organization's success at recruiting and retaining volunteers.

How do I build a stronger volunteer-staff partnership?
CompassPoint Nonprofit services explains how to develop teamwork between volunteers and employees (or officers).

For more resources, email Jill Blackburn.
Resource for Group Volunteering
Planning for a group volunteer day? This is a list of nonprofits that regularly host groups of volunteers. They know how to put you to work!
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Find a Volunteer Opportunity
Search our database of volunteer and board service opportunities. Updates are made in real-time so there's something new every day!
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The Board Match
Upcoming Event Dates and Locations
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Fall Holidays Volunteer Opportunities
Between Halloween and Thanksgiving there's plenty of ways to get involved...
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Winter Holidays Volunteer Opportunties
From Solstice to Kwaanza there's tons to do this Holiday Season!
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