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  • Recruit Volunteers - need volunteers in Montana? Learn the how to get your volunteer opportunity out to the most people.

  • Serve Montana-Governor's Office of Community Service - is home to serve.mt.gov and ready.mt.gov. Find resources on Montana's AmeriCorps programs, emergency preparedness, and technical assistance and support services to community service organizations and national service programs in Montana.
     
    • Serve Montana Volunteer Management Toolkit - The Governor’s Office of Community Service is pleased to provide this Volunteer Management Toolkit . It is designed as an overall view of the essential components of volunteer recruitment, recognition, retention and management.
       

  • Corporation for National & Community Service - is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America, and leads President Obama's national call to service initiative, United We Serve.  Learn more about CNCS in Montana  and resources available to your organization. 

  • The Montana Campus Compact - Do you want to connect with college students interested in volunteering? Learn more about MTCC, the largest higher education network in Montana and dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, and service-learning in higher education.

  • Volunteer Time Calculator - The Value of Volunteer Time, updated annually and made available by Independent Sector, is currently $20.85 per hour (2010). However, not all tasks are valued the same, so if you want data on specific volunteer jobs - from Accountant to Zoologist - use the Economic Impact of Volunteers Calculator  created by the Points of Light Institute.

  • Volunteering In America - this is the place to go for the most comprehensive collection of data on volunteering and civic engagement ever assembled. Learn more.

  • National Volunteer Week Resource Guide - This resource guide  includes tools to highlight volunteers during the national week of recognition (April 10-16) and throughout the year. It also contains resources for working with the media, a sample recruitment message/flyer, sample photo consent form, volunteer registration and sample waiver, and volunteer evaluation survey. Also, visit the HandsOn Network National Volunteer Week  site for additional Volunteer Week information.

  • Engaging Volunteers Blog - Stay up to date on trends and resources for Engaging Volunteers on the VolunteerMatch blog for organizations that recruit and partner with volunteers to reach their missions.

  • Build Montana Events Calendar - if you have a volunteer or fundraising event that you would like to promote, be sure to add it to the Build Montana Events Clendar. It is also a great place to see what other events are taking place around Montana. (Note: you must be a member of the Montana Nonprofit Association to post an event.)
     
  • Build Montana Links for Nonprofit Web Sites - You can easily create link from your nonprofit's website to the Volunteer Search page on Build Montana. Copy the graphic below and link to the hypertext provided. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact us .
     

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    Link this graphic to: http://www.mtnonprofit.org/volunteer-resources/