Volunteer Management

Volunteering Infographic

Did you know that when you volunteer, you immediately become nicer and better looking? OK, that’s a fabrication. 

But here are some real facts from Idaho Commission on Aging studies that show that volunteers:

  • Are happier
  • Report better health
  • Feel better about life
  • Are more independent
  • Have better blood pressure
  • Live longer

Become a volunteer, or recruit new volunteers to work with your nonprofit. Here are some resources to get you started:

Points of Light
Points of Light is the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – mobilizes millions of people to take action and change the world.

Volunteer Idaho
In an emergency, volunteers are needed all across Idaho. Whether or not you have medical training, become an everyday hero by registering with the Medical Reserve Corps in your area.

VolunteerMatch attracts thousands of interested volunteers every day. Register your nonprofit with them to get access to great resources to get you started and help you find the volunteers you need.

Especially for leaders of volunteers, monthly essays by volunteerism expert Susan J. Ellis on what’s new in the field.

Resources for Volunteer Managers
Best practices regarding implementing a volunteer program, professional development for volunteers, working with new volunteers, corporate volunteer in arts organizations.

Volunteer Today
The electronic gazette for volunteerism 2005: management and supervision, recruitment and retention, volunteer program evaluation and more.