65 Volunteer Opportunities and Ideas

Giving your time and money to a worthy cause is a great way to help the community. There are lots of ways you can get involved by volunteering. Browse this list for ideas based on interests, time and talent.


25 Inspiring Volunteer Quotes

25 Inspiring Volunteer Quotes

Volunteering slumps are real! If it’s the middle of the year and you’re feeling over-committed or like you’re just not making a difference, here are 25 quotes to remind you why volunteers are our heroes. 

50 Tips for Organizing Volunteers

50 Tips for Organizing Volunteers

Whether you are a nonprofit director, a PTO president or a team leader at work planning a community service project, you will be charged with recruiting, organizing and...


One Young Boy Inspires a Community Effort to 'Be a Good Cookie'

One Young Boy Inspires a Community Effort to 'Be a Good Cookie'

It was supposed to be a lucky date, 11/11/11, but it turned out to be the day the Dang family’s world changed. Their infant son, Carter, was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma...

50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers

50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers

Today’s teens participate in community service for a variety of reasons: school requirements, club participation, college resume building and a simple desire to do good. Finding service opportunities you are passionate...


40 Tips for Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofits rely on effective fundraising to fulfill their missions, so it is vital to build lasting relationships with donors. Position your group for success with these ideas and strategies. 





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