Archive for June, 2011

HandsOn Connect is Coming! Get Excited!

Posted on June 30, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

Mandatory training for all partner agencies on our new volunteer management database is being offered in all three counties in August. We are less than a month away from the launch of HandsOn Connect. HandsOn Connect has the capability to manage all of your organizations volunteers, recruit new volunteers and keep your volunteer statistics in one place separate from HandsOn's numbers.
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Can we talk?

Posted on June 30, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

HandsOn recently launched All HandsOn Deck, our blog that aspires to be everything volunteering. To really inspire our community to engage we need to tell compelling stories. Your stories.

Ideas for Sharing:

  1. Post your own blog to the comment section of this post and we will add it to the Volunteer Blogs that Rock section of All HandsOn Deck
  2. Submit a guest blog post to HandsOn:

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Ready – Set- Go! Youth and Families are ready for you. Are you ready for them?

Posted on June 28, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: , |

Constant calls and emails from youth and families wanting to volunteer? Not quite sure how to engage youth and families effectively as volunteers? Need assistance understanding how your agency can engage youth and families as volunteers given limited resources? On Tuesday, May 31st, HandsOn and GenerationOn—the national youth division of the Points of Light Institute— hosted a Boot Camp with 20 partner agencies in attendance.
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Service Projects Needed in August

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

HandsOn has the opportunity to help over 900 volunteers serve the Salem Community in August in small groups of 15. We are planning service days for the incoming students at both Willamette University (WU) and Corban College and the football team at Willamette University. 900 Volunteers. 6 hours. How will you leverage this resource?
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HandsOn Connect – Volunteer Management System – Update

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

The new volunteer management technology, HandsOn Connect is going LIVE in JULY!

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Days of Caring Update

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

HandsOn and United Way have put their heads together to develop a slightly different approach to Days of Caring. Traditionally Days of Caring was a week long event that mobilized hundreds of volunteers from Work Place Campaigns to serve your organizations needs. As times and needs have changed we discovered it was a burden to ask all of you to host so many volunteers within such a limited time frame. Therefore we are now offering Days of Caring opportunities to Work Place Campaigns year round.

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Clare Bridge Senior Living – Volunteering Here, There, and Everywhere

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

This month, HandsOn would like to give a big thumbs-up to Clare Bridge Senior Living. Jillian Smith and the whole team really know how to show volunteers an amazing experience.

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Neighborhood Associations Shine

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

Week after week our team at HandsOn gets to see first hand the wonderful work the Neighborhood Associations of Salem do. The dedicated volunteer leaders identify needs in their own neighborhoods, plan events, recruit volunteers, and work and take care of their families.
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An Untapped Resource

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

On a cool, crisp October morning a 15 passenger van pulled around the corner to the United Way building. 12 volunteer climbed out of the van eager to get to work.
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Participate in Gifts in Kind

Posted on June 27, 2011. Filed under: Good Ideas Stick, Tips for HandsOn Partners | Tags: |

The United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley is proud to be a redistribution partner through Good360—a partnership that allows the United Way to obtain retail goods from local businesses and redistribute to nonprofit agencies in the community.
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