Online Resources


INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATION

IJOVA a practical journal that provides an exchange of ideas and sharing of knowledge and insights about volunteerism, and volunteer management and administration, both in North America and internationally.  As of January 2018, the International Journal of Volunteer Administration is now open source and hosted by AL!VE.  

Visit https://www.volunteeralive.org/ijova.php to learn more.


Article Samples:
Volunteer Web Site Effectiveness: Attracting Volunteers via the Web
What Do We Really Know about Nonprofits’ Capacity to Manage Volunteers?
Youth Volunteers: Effects of Influences, Motivations, and Receptivity on Volunteerism
The Psychological Contracts of Volunteers: What We Do and Do Not Yet Know
Volunteers: Beyond Government Partners
Connecting practitioners, academicians, and consultants in greater service to the global volunteer community.

 

AL!VE ACADEMY

Check out our Calendar of Events for upcoming professional webinars AL!VE hosts each month. Most are free for AL!VE members and $25 for non-members.



BLOGS, NEWSFEEDS & WEBSITES

National Council on Aging
www.volunteerleaders.org


Engaging Volunteers
blogs.volunteermatch.org/engagingvolunteers



DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Project Implicit
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/index.jsp
Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.

Black Lives Matter
https://blacklivesmatter.com/

Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.


International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
https://www.sitesofconscience.org/en/home/
A Site of Conscience is a place of memory – such as a historic site, place-based museum or memorial – that prevents this erasure from happening in order to ensure a more just and humane future. Not only do Sites of Conscience provide safe spaces to remember and preserve even the most traumatic memories, but they enable their visitors to make connections between the past and related contemporary human rights issues.

American Alliance of Museums-  Resources on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion
https://www.aam-us.org/category/diversity-equity-inclusion-accessibility/


National Park Service- Pride Guide
https://www.nps.gov/articles/pride-guide.htm

In 2016, the NPS published LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History, a theme study to explore the legacy and history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and places. This Pride Guide provides a brief summary of each chapter of the theme study along with discussion questions and activities.

Gender Equity in Museums Movement
https://www.genderequitymuseums.com/

The Gender Equity in Museums Movement (GEMM) is a colation of individuals and organizations committed to raising awareness, affecting change, and championing transparency about gender equity in the museum workplace.



NETWORKING

Nationwide Directory of Local Associations of Volunteer Engagement Professionals
www.energizeinc.com/prof/dovia.html


Idealist.org
www.idealist.org/



PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Corporation for National & Community Service
www.nationalserviceresources.org


HandsOn Action Centers
www.handsonnetwork.org/actioncenters

Resources for Volunteer Centers

VolunteerPro
http://volpro.net

Expert Volunteer Management training and resources provided on-demand and live, led by Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA

VQ Volunteer Strategies
www.VQStrategies.com
Customized assessment, planning, training, consultation, and downloadable resources.


Speaker Registry
http://www.speakermatch.com

For conferences or to list your services.



RECOGNITION

President’s Volunteer Service Award
www.presidentialserviceawards.gov

Cabot Cheese Rewards Program
http://www.rewardvolunteers.com

Celebrate Volunteers
http://www.CelebrateVolunteers.com



TECHNOLOGY

Nonprofit Technology Network
www.nten.org


Tech Soup
www.techsoup.org


VolunteerMatch
www.volunteermatch.org


Our Shared Resources
www.oursharedresources.org



VOLUNTEER STATISTICS

Corporation for National & Community Service Volunteering
www.volunteeringinamerica.gov


Deloitte Volunteer Impact Reports
www.deloitte.com/dtt/article/0,1002,cid%253D162408,00.html


Independent Sector Giving and Volunteering Reports
www.independentsector.org/programs/research/gv01main.html


US Department of Labor Volunteer Reports
www.independentsector.org/programs/research/gv01main.html



MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS

Online Volunteer Driver Safety Course
https://visvolunteers.com/news/newsroom.html/article/2019/02/01/online-volunteer-driver-training-course-for-vis-members

Seasons of Service calendar
www.servicewire.org/calendar 

Student's Guide to Volunteering
http://www.onlineschools.org/student-volunteer-guide/

Blog post:  Volunteerism and Its Influence on Employee Engagement
http://www.satrixsolutions.com/blog/volunteerism-and-its-influence-on-employee-engagement/

Executive summary project regarding volunteer manager burnout
Volunteer Management Burnout research

by Melissa A. Heinlein Storti, Ph.D, MA, MS, CAVS



VOLUNTEER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Blue Avocado
www.blueavocado.org

Citywide Engagement Strategy Guide
https://www.offero.com/engagement-guide

Free guide to help government leaders build a case for citywide engagement strategy (also relevant for regional/statewide government).

CyberVPM
Email list serve.  To join, send an email to: cybervpm-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Electronic Gazette for Volunteerism
www.volunteertoday.com


Energize, Inc.
www.energizeinc.com


National Service Resource Center
www.nationalserviceresources.org


VolunteerMatch
www.volunteermatch.org


VolunteerResource.org
www.volunteerresource.org 


 

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