Volunteer Resource Center

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Volunteer NH engages New Hampshire Communities to solve local challenges through volunteerism.

It is our goal to equip organizations and volunteers of all kinds with appropriate training, tools, and recognition.

NH Volunteer Engagement Network (NHVEN)

A statewide group (formerly known as the New Hampshire Association for Volunteer Administrators, or NHAVA) aiming to strengthen the profession through education, networking, and recognition. All NHVEN members also have access to an online portal (known as a “Basecamp”) where they can chat, ask questions, and share resources.

NHVEN Meeting are held quarterly via Zoom.

Resource sharing  l  Training  l  Networking  l  Other updates and discussion related to the field of volunteer management.

Tools & Best Practices

Our Volunteer Resource Center is designed to benefit anyone engaged in volunteerism. Whether you are a volunteer manager seeking to strengthen your program, a business professional supporting social responsibility initiatives, or an individual volunteering within your community – we have something for you.

For Volunteer Managers

Engage volunteers to address community needs more effectively by learning how to:

Design effective and accessible volunteer opportunities  l  Recruit  l  Screen  l  Onboard and train  l  Provide support and feedback  l  Recognize and address discrimination  l  Track and communicate volunteer impact  l  Provide recognition… and more!

For Business Professionals

Support the community that your business is a part of by learning how to:

Increase the impact of your company’s social responsibility initiatives  l  Recognize and address discrimination  l  Track and communicate volunteer impact… and more!

For Volunteers

Improve your volunteer experience and impact by learning how to:

Assess what you bring to an organization as a volunteer  l  Sharpen your skills to increase your volunteer impact  l  Communicate effectively… and more!

Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism

 Volunteer NH hosts the annual Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism as a professional development opportunity for volunteer managers, nonprofit employees, AmeriCorps members & staff, and corporate employees. Through this unique training experience, individuals can walk away with the tools to  strengthen New Hampshire’s volunteer programs and organizations.

 Conference Page

Click on a category to view session recordings from the recorded conference sessions.

Volunteer Recruitment & Management
Marketing & Technology
Corporate Volunteerism
General Nonprofit
Social Responsibility & Civic Engagement
Health & Wellness
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Personal Professional Development

Get Connected

Volunteer NH and Granite United Way have partnered to bring you Get Connected, an online hub for volunteerism in New Hampshire. Volunteers use Get Connected to find nearby opportunities that fit their interests and schedules. Nonprofits use it to attract, manage and report on volunteer activities in their organizations. Needs are searchable and categorized by location, organization and/or focus (such as animals, disaster relief, etc.).

With Get Connected, both volunteering and volunteer recruitment have never been easier.