Free Help for Your Organization

Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce an opportunity for select nonprofit organizations in the Los Angeles metro area to receive capacity-building Service Grants. Applications Due: March 4, 2014  Taproot Foundation is a nonprofit foundation making business talent...

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program

NOMINATE A YOUNG VOLUNTEER FOR UP TO $10,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Nominate a young volunteer aged 6 to 18 who has made a difference in your community. Nominations must be submitted online by 11:59 pm CT on March 14, 2014. Information about...

Non-profit Networking Night

You are invited to attend the 4th Annual Non-profit Networking Night hosted by UCLA’s USAC Community Service Commission, Office of Residential Life, Volunteer Center, Career Center, Alumni Affairs, and Partnership UCLA! Non-profit Networking Night connects UCLA...

Virtual Volunteers

See Susan J. Ellis’s entire article at http://www.energizeinc.com/hot/2014/14jan.php?utm_source=January+2014+Update&utm_campaign=UA-392700-2&utm_medium=email.  The first Web site was opened in 1991. That’s only 23 years ago, yet our world has already been...
Knowledge Philanthropists

Knowledge Philanthropists

Check out Susan J. Ellis’ great article about using the knowledge and wisdom in your community to enhance nonprofit capacity. In addition to thinking of volunteers as hands-on help, you can also think of them as knowledge donors. Your agency may need help...
Certification in Volunteer Administration

Certification in Volunteer Administration

March 1 Deadline is Approaching — Register now to become Certified in Volunteer Administration! In the words of a recent CVA: “Going through the CVA certification process is something I would encourage every volunteer management professional to do. It gave...
Get Involved in DOVIA-LA

Get Involved in DOVIA-LA

We need help on the Membership and Nominating Committees. Both committees are great opportunities to network with other volunteer managers and raise professional capacity in our profession. Membership Committee members greet new members and guests at meetings and...
Resources for Screening Volunteers

Resources for Screening Volunteers

A helpful list of screening resources from the Chronicle of Philanthropy: http://philanthropy.com/article/Resources-for-Screening/52584/. If you need other ideas or support for screening volunteers, feel free to contact DOVIA VP of Publicity Melanie Goodyear at...