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Hurricane Volunteer Support Fund
In the wake of the recent hurricanes, the Corporation is coordinating volunteers to assist with repair and relief efforts in areas affected by this devastating storm. Your donation will support volunteers in providing food and shelter, managing donations, helping victims get necessary assistance, and long-term rebuilding efforts.
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Topic: Public Safety

Program


Collaborating to recruit and train RSVP volunteers for homeland security needs.

Homeland security needs call for a cadre of trained volunteers. Recruitment and training can be easy with the collaboration and support of community and faith-based organizations, and by offering a wide range of activities. Colleen Halliburton, Director of the Golden Triangle RSVP in southeast Texas contributed these ideas to the NSSCTalk listserv in August 2003. Utilizing these ideas, her program recruited over 100 volunteers in one year’s time.

Click here to read the full article at the Resource Center.


The Resource Center is your one-stop shop for online tools and training resources to strengthen your volunteer or service program. Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service and administered by ETR Associates, The Resource Center is the central point for:

  • Sharing training and technical assistance information among the Corporation’s National Service programs
  • Sharing information with potential grantees to help them apply for Corporation resources
  • Providing technical assistance to any organization using volunteers to strengthen local communities
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