Project Homeless Connect


Everyone knows that the homeless is tough subject. People help out everyday though by going to shelters to feed, donating clothes, and giving money out of their pockets. There is one nonprofit that has gone above and beyond in order to help the less unfortunate. Project Homeless Connect KC was created to “connect homeless Kansas […]

July 27, 2014

Senior Corps RSVP Volunteer and World War II Vet Still Gives…


Senior Corps RSVP Volunteer Sarah Styger visits the WWII Memorial in Washington, DC. Sarah Styger with other WWII veterans visiting the WWII memorial in Washington, DC, courtesy of Big Sky Honor Flight. From left to right: U.S. Senator John Walsh (MT), WWII Navy veteran and RSVP volunteer Sarah Styger, Big Sky Honor Flight volunteer, and […]

May 16, 2014

National Volunteer Week: Why We Care


I attended St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic high school from 2001-2004.  Students are required to serve at least 20 service hours per year so I chose to participate in the spring break service trip each year. I did that because I enjoy traveling and thought it would be a really fun experience, plus it was an […]

April 8, 2014

Highlight community service on your resume


Individuals of the millennial generation are not the only people interested in social impact. Employers and employees of all ages are attracted to opportunities to serve their communities. Thus, it comes as no surprise that employers prefer to hire individuals who are passionate about creating community impact and motivated to serve as volunteers. Articulating your […]

March 3, 2014

Free Webinar: Discover how to recruit, retain, recognize your volunteers


Sign up for our free webinar here:  When: Tuesday, August 6th at 11:00am CST Duration: 60 minutes Hosted By: Andrew Stanley, VolunteerMark Cost: FREE Welcome to VolunteerMark! We are the online tool for organizing and growing your volunteer program. Discover the benefits of our exclusive beta program. Stop worrying about scheduling, emailing, and data entry: […]

July 30, 2013

Volunteer Resource Managers vs Volunteer Coordinators


I recently purchased 365 Ideas for Recruiting, Retaining, Motivating and Rewarding Your Volunteers and The Volunteer Management Handbook.  These books are great resources for any charity or nonprofit organization and I highly recommend them.  Ask me to borrow them; I’m happy to share!  I thought it was interesting how the perspectives on “Volunteer Management” differed. […]

May 15, 2013