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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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USA Freedom Corps Partnering to Answer the President’s Call to Service
 
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Featured Best Practices

 

Topic: Program Management

Program


Partnering With County Extension Agents to Train Mentors

North Dakota State University, sponsor of six regional RSVP programs in the state, has formed an innovative partnership with the North Dakota Cooperative Extension Service agents to train RSVP volunteers to mentor children of incarcerated adults. The partners developed customized mentor-training materials that can be incorporated into the existing youth-development curricula used by extension service agents statewide. The partnership is as an effective model of a practical approach for national service programs seeking to provide uniform, consistent mentor training across large, statewide or multi-site service areas. Erich Stiefvater of LEARNS, submitted this effective practice in April 2006.

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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