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Resource List | Volunteer Management

So you need a skilled volunteer—someone who can optimize your website, assess your insurance situation, help you engage a particular demographic, fill in a gap on the board, or assist on any number of projects you don’t have the expertise to handle. Here’s a roundup of places to find that someone.


United Way of Greater Atlanta Volunteer Involvement Program (VIP)
What they’re about: A 10-week, 40-hour program designed to create top-performing nonprofit board members by identifying, training, and placing diverse leaders from greater Atlanta with area nonprofits. Workshop subjects include fundraising, strategic planning, marketing, and financial and legal decision making.

Who to recruit: Another star board member.


The Atlanta Women’s Foundation Women on Board program

What they’re about: Designed to increase the number of women on nonprofit boards in Metro Atlanta, Women on Board provides governance training to Atlanta women and connects participants with nonprofit organizations. Since its inception in 2000, the program has trained more than 1,900 women in board governance and leadership skills. 

Who to recruit: Another star board member.


Community Bucket

What they’re about: Started in the Summer of 2012, Community Bucket’s mission is “Service Made Social.” By championing volunteerism as a way to create change and meet passionate people, Community Bucket’s vision is to “transform how the millennial generation connects in this city.”

Who to recruit: A Millennial advisory board to guide your targeted communications strategy.

Bonus: They also help plan events: Community Bucket handles the logistics, while you collect the donations.


Points of Light / HandsOn Network

What they’re about: The largest network of local volunteer centers around the world, with 250 individual Action Centers—eight in Georgia—that help facilitate Skills-Based Volunteering (SBV) projects, prepping nonprofits through a unique “readiness assessment” process.

Who to recruit: A Skills-Based Volunteering Facilitator to help define projects, manage volunteers, ensure completion, and evaluate and recognize results.


Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta

What they’re about: Providing free legal assistance to community-based nonprofits that serve low-income or disadvantaged individuals, they match organizations with volunteer attorneys from leading corporations and law firms in Atlanta.

Who to recruit: Counsel to assess everything from contracts and HR policies to risk liability and IRS filings.


Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta

What they’re about: A network of local businesses helping address community needs through workplace volunteering. CVC of Atlanta provides resources to help businesses build strong community investment strategies and make a difference through service.

Who to recruit: A team of professionals ready to tackle a project or business challenge.



Taproot Foundation

What they’re about: A nonprofit that “makes business talent available to organizations” in areas like marketing, design, technology, management, and strategic planning.


LinkedIn Volunteer Marketplace

What they’re about: Providing volunteer and board opportunities that leverage users’ skills and interests to meet nonprofit needs, including listings from Catchafire, NPower, and Taproot. 


NPower Community Corps program

What they’re about: A skills-based volunteer program connecting technology professionals with high impact nonprofits and innovative education partners.



What they’re about: Matching professionals who want to volunteer their skills with nonprofits in need, in areas such as branding and marketing, fundraising, communications and public relations, design, strategy, website management, HR, and finance.


All for Good

What they're about: Sponsored by Points of Light, this is the world's largest volunteer opportunity search engine, used by thousands of organizations across the country to connect with volunteers.


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