Maybe Your Nonprofit IS the Bomb. But Is It Hitting the Right Target?
21st CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES FOR YOUR NONPROFIT Nonprofit Directors and Communications Officers, please join the VC — and 2 industry heavy-hitters — for breakfast and a highly motivational training program designed to help you build effective marketing and communications strategies for your nonprofit. This will be a thought-provoking workshop that will also be a valuable…
Looking for Young Adult Volunteers or Interns?
If you are a nonprofit recruiting a Summer or Special Project or Gap Year Intern — or high school, college or post-grad student volunteers — click here to add your nonprofit to our 2016 listing of Volunteer & Internship opportunities for young adults. This listing will be featured on our website very soon.
Historic Wagner Farm Bonfire and Barndance
The annual Bonfire and Barndance is a fun event for all and includes country music, games, s’mores making and general fun around the farm. Volunteers help with tending the bonfires, handing out s’mores fixings, admissions, set up and clean up. If you’d like to come and enjoy a great evening at the farm and help…
Volunteers of All Ages Honor Dr. Martin Luther King With Remote Service Projects
2022 MLK DAY OF SERVICE : Due to the recent rise in COVID cases, The Volunteer Center (VC) offered this year’s MLK Day of Service volunteers remote project kits to finish at home and bring back to the VC for delivery to local nonprofits. The volunteer community responded with overwhelming generosity, and made 164 blankets and hundreds of other meaningful goods for the struggling clients of many supportive organizations. Continue reading to see pictures of some of our loyal volunteers and their finished products. And if you’re looking for activities to do at home with your friends or family during this wintry, indoor season, you’ll also find some great ideas — with complete instructions — that you can do anytime.
The Volunteer Center and James Martin Associates Host Earth Day Service Event April 23rd
Join us for Special Restoration Projects in Honor of National Earth Day When is the Earth Day event? Saturday, April 23rd, from 9:00 -11:00am (an additional shift from 11:00 – 1:00pm may be added if there is a large overflow response) Where is it? Harbert-Payne Woods in Evanston on the North Shore Channel. Who…
Are you a high school, college or grad student — or a young adult — looking to volunteer?
Check out our list of nonprofits looking for after school interns, long-term or gap year interns, and intensive special project volunteers. More information will be added every day, so keep checking. If you’re a nonprofit and would like to include a young adult internship or volunteer opportunity in our listing, you can also register here.