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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: Program Management

Program


Using a website to recruit RSVP volunteers.

Service agencies have staffing requirements that need to be communicated to volunteers so they know what opportunities are available. Extrapolating from Robert Kennedy’s idea that a small ripple culminates in a powerful current, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Harford and Cecil County, Maryland, created a “ripple sheet” on their website which lists, in bulleted form, local volunteering opportunities. Members of the Volunteer Connection/RSVP use the “ripple sheet” to promote easy access to information for agencies seeking volunteer support and potential volunteers. Likely candidates for volunteerism use the “ripple sheet” to sort through a myriad of information about agencies.

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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