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The Virtual Volunteering Guidebook

Understand how to integrate online service into all volunteer involvement. Design virtual volunteering assignments and recruit, train, and support online volunteers. 25% off. Use code: VV2020

Resources for Involving Volunteers Successfully

A-Z Volunteer Management

Extensive, searchable library of materials on over 100 topics. Includes articles, book excerpts, free guides and reports, websites, blogs, and more... plus tips from colleagues. Continually updated.

Directory for the Profession

Find events, classes, associations, periodicals, vendors, special days, awards, places to post volunteer opportunities... plus quotes and humor for your presentations.


Learn how Energize can engage your volunteers strategically.

Online Bookstore

Volunteer engagement books for newcomers and veterans alike, in print and in e-book form.

Change the Way You Work with Volunteers

Energize's Online Volunteer Management Training (Everyone Ready) delivers quality training to you and your network.

The Learning Center provides a library of 40 seminars and guides, available 24/7 including:

  • Handling Challenging Behavior by Volunteers,
  • New Approaches to Recruitment,
  • Volunteer-related Issues in Risk Management,
  • Bridging the Gap Between Employees and Volunteers,
  • Demonstrating the Impact of Volunteer Involvement, plus
  • 35 other topics...

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In the January -April 2020 Issue

Much that’s been said about the motivations and outcomes of skills based volunteering (SBV) has been written from the corporation’s perspective. We know less about what motivates or what it takes to engage a SBV program from a nonprofit point of view.

In this e-Volunteerism feature, authors from NC State University and the Southeastern Council of Foundations examine the... read more | subscribe

RECENT ARTICLES | Access the Full Issue

Everything I Learned about Volunteer Management, I Learned After I Left It
It Takes a Village to Raise a Child . . . But not Everyone can be the Blacksmith
Skills Based Volunteering: A Strategic Opportunity in Corporate Engagement