Organization-Strengthening Resources: Volunteers & Volunteer Management

Halo Award                                                                                                       Deadline: apply June-July 2018
Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation                                                         Funding: Fall 2018
$20,000 grant to nonprofit, $5,000 to volunteer                                Grant competition
Grants, outstanding volunteer recognition, peer learning sessions, & coaching to develop a volunteer management plan.
Req’d: Nonprofits serving LA County in arts education, career & college access & retention, early childhood education, foster youth, homelessness prevention, mental health, workforce development, or veterans.

HandsOn Santa Clarita                                                                                                                  FREE
HandsOn Santa Clarita recruits volunteers through a calendar & listing of local volunteer opportunities & organizations. They connect nonprofits with businesses, groups, students, & court-ordered community service participants.

LA Works                                                                                                                                             FREE
LA Works organizes over 25,000 volunteers to address pressing community issues through meaningful acts of service. They offer opportunities to individuals and corporate partners, categorized by date & impact area. Nonprofits can register as partners in order to publish volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley                                                                                 FREE
The Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley recruits, trains, & places volunteers, including court-ordered community service participants. They provide Meals on Wheels & organize community-building events.

Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach                                                              FREE
The Volunteer Center recruits volunteers through a calendar & listing of local volunteer opportunities & organizations. They connect nonprofits with businesses, groups, & court-ordered community service participants. They operate Food for Kids through local schools & summer sites and Operation Teddy Bear, a reading supplies/literacy support program.

VolunteerMatch Los Angeles                                                                                                     FREE
VolunteerMatch connects nonprofits & volunteers through an extensive calendar & list of local & virtual opportunities searchable by cause area, date, location, volunteer type (kids, teens, seniors, groups), &/or keyword.