Volunteer Administration

  • Charity Channel Press

    Articles, resource guide, and weekly e-information about nonprofits and volunteering.

  • Energize Inc.

    An international training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism. If these words are in your vocabulary--community service, membership development, auxiliary, community organizing, service-learning, lay ministry, pro bono work, supporter, friends group, political activist, service club-- they can help!! Founded in 1977, Energize has assisted organizations of all types with their volunteer efforts--whether they are health and human service organizations, cultural arts groups, professional associations, or schools.

  • Independent Sector

    Independent Sector offers valuable insights from research. Provides great stats on volunteering and giving trends in the USA.

  • Points of Light (Hands on Network)

    The nation's two largest volunteer networks, the Points of Light Foundation and the Hands On Network, combined forces to empower Americans to build a better world through volunteering. Hands On Network brings people together to strengthen communities through meaningful volunteer action. They are a growing network of more than a half million volunteers changing communities inside and outside the United States. Hands On Network creates and manages nearly 50,000 projects a year, from building wheelchair ramps in San Francisco to teaching reading in Atlanta, to rebuilding homes and lives in the Gulf coast communities. Hands On Network is currently made up of 58 national and international volunteer organizations that act as entrepreneurial civic action centers.

Recruitment Sites

  • Volunteer Match

    One of the best-known recruiting tools for volunteers on the web. Sign up your organization for free. Prospective volunteers express interest and their phone number is e-mailed right to you for follow-up. Easy to use site.

  • Youth Service America

    Organization that promotes and recognizes volunteerism among young people, with corporate and community partners.

Leadership Tips, Tricks and Techniques

  • Board Source

    The premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations.

  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy

    An online and newspaper publication dedicated to fundraisers. Contains listings of resources and available grants.

  • Nonprofit Risk Management Center

    A source for tools, advice and training to control risks so you can focus on your nonprofit's mission.

Community Organizations

  • Assisted Living Research Institute

    Assisted Living Research Institute is an industry-leading research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand, actionable guides and resources.

    Our website discusses all services available for seniors living in Texas, outlines helpful state programs for seniors and allows to find assisted living facilities in every city.