What is AmeriCorps Member Service Like?
In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we interviewed Alexa and Shannon, who shared their experiences serving with the Lakes Region Conservation Corps at the Squam Lakes Association. Watch our video to learn more!
Want to Volunteer? Looking for Volunteers?
Volunteerism has never been easier with Get Connected! With this volunteer opportunity platform you can search by location, focus area, and more to find something right for you!
Looking for volunteers? Nonprofits can create a free profile to post their volunteer and in-kind donation needs!
For volunteerism on the go, search and download the “CauseConnect” mobile app in the Android and Apple store.
Volunteer Resource Center
This section of our website was created with the goal of equipping organizations and volunteers of all kinds with appropriate training, tools, and recognition.
Inside you will find information about Get Connected, our volunteer-matching database, 42 recorded sessions from our Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism, video introductions to common topics of interest, tools & templates you can download and put to use, and even funding opportunities.
Serve in a NH AmeriCorps Program
AmeriCorps members of all ages and backgrounds support student success, preserve and protect the environment, teach financial literacy, and more!
AmeriCorps service can be a great way to utilize a gap year, gain professional experience, redirect your career, or stay engaged during retirement.
Whether you are 18, 28, or 82, we invite you to serve in a local AmeriCorps program.
Serve, Learn, Earn NH
Are you looking to serve in the great state of New Hampshire? Are you an AmeriCorps alum looking for schools to spend your Education Award or for national service-friendly business to work for?
Check out our service platform: Serve, Learn, Earn NH!
Find NH AmeriCorps opportunities, NH colleges that match your Education Award, and NH businesses that give special benefits to alums.
Support Your Communities
Flexible funding allows Volunteer NH to respond quickly and effectively, connecting nonprofits to the volunteer resources required to address community needs throughout New Hampshire.
Your donation of any amount will help to reinforce our ability to build strong and connected communities through volunteerism.
Will you support our mission?
2022 Spirit of NH Awards
View Awardee Highlights & Watch the Livestream Recording
Thanks for a great event!
Congrats to the Spirit of NH Award winner, Aaron Joy, and People’s Choice Awardee, Marie Hickey. Thank you to all volunteers throughout the state working every day to make our communities better!
Session Recordings Now Available
Thanks for a great conference!
The Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism is a professional development opportunity with the goal of supporting and strengthening New Hampshire’s volunteer programs and organizations.
This year, we were proud to offer a series of 17 Zoom sessions over 3 days. Click to view the recordings – and share feedback by the end of May for a chance to win a prize!
Volunteer NH envisions our state as a place where people volunteer together to build strong and connected communities.
We bring our vision to life by engaging those communities to solve local challenges through volunteerism.
What We Do
Connect volunteers with opportunities to tackle food insecurity, support survivors of domestic violence, mentor youth, and more.
Celebrate individuals for their volunteer service and organizations for their volunteer programs & initiatives.
Train volunteers, volunteer managers, and volunteer champions to partner in addressing community needs.
Steward AmeriCorps resources to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges right here in New Hampshire.
News and Funding Opportunities
Open Call for Spirit of NH Award Nominations: Celebrating Volunteerism
CONCORD, NH – Members of the public are invited to recognize volunteers and volunteer champions serving New Hampshire communities within the past 12 months by submitting an award nomination through this form: https://bit.ly/3z3HiOK. Volunteer NH is accepting these...
Volunteer NH Engages Consultants to Conduct Organization-Wide Analysis through the Lens of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
CONCORD, NH – In order to critically examine and address barriers that may prevent communities, individuals, or organizations from engaging in their work, Volunteer NH has recently begun a contract with Manchester, NH-based consulting firm, Organizational Ignition....
Volunteer NH Seeks Input on Local Community Needs
CONCORD, NH – Volunteer NH is soliciting input from New Hampshire residents via an online survey to help shape the vision for AmeriCorps service programs and volunteer initiatives in their 2023-2025 State Service Plan. The survey can be accessed at this link:...
Serve, Learn, Earn NH
The one-stop shop for information about NH AmeriCorps opportunities, schools that match the Education Award, and businesses that provide benefits for AmeriCorps alums.
SERVE: See what AmeriCorps service opportunities there are across New Hampshire. Did you know most AmeriCorps positions offer a living allowance, money for college and trade school? Jump-start your career and gain transferable skills employers value including leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving.
LEARN: Are you an AmeriCorps member or alum? See which NH colleges and universities will provide a Segal Education Award match, discounted tuition, or other benefits.
EARN: There are many businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies that give special precedence or other considerations to alums of AmeriCorps programs – and more are added every year! See where you might want to go next after your service experience.
Latest Blog Posts
People’s Choice Award
In 2020, Volunteer NH awarded the first-ever People's Choice Award to Ishwori Bhatta live during the Spirit of NH Awards. The event was virtual, but because our team had recorded interviews with each awardee before the event, we were able to play his during the event....
New Hampshire Food Bank Salvage Sorters
There are seven members that make up the core group of Salvage Sorting Volunteers at the New Hampshire Food Bank: Eileen & George Denoncourt, Gail Sprague, Kathy Satter, Pat McGiffin, Paul Bartlett, and Phillip Moreau. This group is dedicated, reliable, does their...
Our August Volunteer of the Month is a special one: 2020 Spirit of NH Awardee, Jaimie Adams! When the COVID-19 pandemic hit NH in early 2020 and the State requested skilled medical volunteers, Jaimie registered on NHResponds.org and waited. She sprang into action in...
Are you looking to volunteer? Are you part of a nonprofit that needs volunteers? Look no further than Get Connected, an online hub for service in New Hampshire. Volunteers use Get Connected to find opportunities that fit their interests and schedules. Nonprofits use it to attract, manage, and report on volunteer activities in their organizations.
With Get Connected, both volunteering and volunteer recruitment have never been easier!
2022 Annual Sponsors
These companies are investing in building strong and connected communities throughout New Hampshire.
2021 Annual Sponsors
AARP NH; Bangor Savings Bank; Bernstein Private Wealth; Management & the Sidebotham Family; Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast; Northeast Delta Dental; Orr & Reno; St. Mary’s Bank; C&S Wholesale Grocers; Davis & Towle Insurance Group; Hypertherm HOPE Foundation; Nathan Wechsler & Company