This category is devoted to resources for volunteers and volunteer management - the knowledge, skill, and resources that make up the profession of volunteer program management. These links provide access to the most useful general web sites for effective volunteerism and volunteer development and management.
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Provides resources and opportunities to facilitate collaboration between volunteers and nonprofits.
American Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (ASDVS)
Professional organization for directors of volunteer services in healthcare of the American Hospital Association
Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum
Providing support and facilitating communication between the member organisations and government. Features a photograph gallery, events calendar, and resources for all volunteers.
Corporation for National and Community Service
U.S. federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs -- Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund -- and leads President's national call to service initiative, United We Serve. Includes blog, programs, focus areas and special initiatives.
The electronic journal of the volunteer community. Feature articles, archive and subscription information.
An international non-profit organization specializing in the field of communication. It recruits, trains and coordinates volunteers for non-profit projects (conference support, cyber-volunteering, language services), both for its own programs and in the context of support provided to its partners. [French, Spanish and English]
Idealist - Action without Borders
A "global clearinghouse of nonprofit and volunteering resources", offering a directory of volunteer opportunities and other resources. (in French, Spanish and English)
Institute for Volunteering Research
The Institute aims to develop knowledge and understanding of volunteering. The site contains summaries of recent research and information on the journal, Voluntary Action.
International Medical Volunteers Association
Provides information about international health volunteer work and helps volunteers and organizations find each other.
Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship
Encourages, funds and supports young adults to allow them to undertake voluntary service in America's inner cities and in developing nations.
Information and advice for those who manage volunteers and for people considering doing voluntary work.
Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Provides global volunteer resources and opportunities that empower youth to help save the environment while they develop leadership skills. Project essays and photos are published online.
Professional Administrators of Volunteer Resources - Ontario
Professional organization with information on events, membership, and criteria for the CVRM certificate.
A way for single folks to meet other singles and volunteer their talents to worthy organizations. Links to chapters in North America and Australia.
South Dublin County Volunteer Centre
Offers placement service, support, advice and information on policy issues, training and consultancy on involving volunteers, and Garda Vetting service.
Monthly web-zine by Nancy Macduff of Macduff-Bunt Associates. Regular sections include news, recruitment and retention, training, and links. MBA also provides an online catalogue of their books.
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