This is a resource that works with local volunteer centers and individual non profits to increase the flow of volunteers to places where they are needed.|
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|AmeriCorps Alumni Network||
This is a web site dedicated to helping AmeriCorps alumni build a local and national support network. Alumni of such service groups have the potential to be great partners and leaders in tutor/mentor programs. |
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|AngelPoints - employee involvement support platform||
from the web site:|
"AngelPoints (a product of MicroEdge) is an effective and integrated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) solution that will help your organization mobilize the collective power of your employees to make a positive impact on your people, your company, and the world. "
Visit the site and learn more.
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|Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement||
From the web site:|
"AL!VE - the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement, is a national membership organization of leaders and professionals in volunteer engagement.
AL!VE serves to enhance and sustain the spirit of volunteering in America by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development, and providing advocacy for leaders in community engagement."
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|Association of Volunteer Administrators - Chicago|
The mission of the Association of Volunteer Administrators of Metropolitan Chicago (AVA-MC) is to strengthen leadership and provide advocacy for the field of volunteer resource management and to provide an accessible forum for networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration.
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|Catchafire - connects skills volunteers to NPOs|
On web site they say "Catchafire's mission is to improve the quality of the volunteer experience by providing the opportunity for people to volunteer their skills in a powerful way. Our vision is to make it easy for every professional to volunteer their skills if they want to and to make it easy for every nonprofit and social enterprise to access and effectively use skills-based volunteers."
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|Center for Intergenerational Learning at Temple U||
Since 1979 the Center has mobilized thousands of older adults and youth to serve as resources to each other and their communities. The Center’s national training and technical assistance services have helped thousands of non-profit organizations, foundations, and government agencies infuse intergenerational strategies into their programs and services.|
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Helps connect Chicago area volunteers with a variety of service opportunities. Take a look at their calendar of volunteer opportunities.|
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|ChicagoVolunteer.net ||Why volunteer? It's simple. By volunteering, you and thousands of people like you are making a direct impact on lives throughout metropolitan Chicago. You've found a "hands on" way to show that you care for the community.|
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|Corporation for National Service||
CNS supports service programs that provide opportunities for participants to serve as individuals or part of teams in non-profits throughout the country. The three programs of CNS are AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, and the National Senior Service Corps. |
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|Create the Good. AARP Volunteer Campaign|
AARP established Create The Good to enables people to make a difference in the lives of others. AARP markets this through their web site and media to their membership of senior citizens. Thus, it would be useful for non profits to be listed here.
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|EPIC - engaging Chicago creative professionals|
EPIC is pairing select teams of creative professionals with select nonprofit clients whose missions focus on education, children and families. Contact us to tell us more about yourself and why you'd like to be part of EPIC!
Note: Daniel Bassill, President of Tutor/Mentor Connection, joined the Advisory Board of EPIC in Nov. 2010.
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|Experience Corps ||
Experience Corps seeks to engage more Older Adults in after-school programs. This is an important resource for organizations searching for a new source of talented volunteers and leaders.|
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|Find and post volunteer opportunities at Idealist.org||This site offers a comprehensive resource base for any non profit looking to generate revenue from on-line fund raising. It also serves as a resource for philanthropists who may be looking for ways to make more strategic connections with specific causes. Browse the site onces and you'll want to book mark it for on-going research. |
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|Hands on Network||
From the web site:|
"HandsOn Network, the volunteer-focused arm of Points of Light Institute, is the largest volunteer network in the nation and includes more than 250 HandsOn Action Centers in 16 countries. HandsOn includes a powerful network of more than 70,000 corporate, faith and nonprofit organizations that are answering the call to serve and creating meaningful change in their communities. Annually, the network delivers approximately 30 million hours of volunteer service valued at about $600 million."
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