In a recent post, I encouraged you to “Give Like a Girl” – to be an engaged volunteer and donor for a nonprofit organization.

Perhaps you are unfamiliar with nonprofits and are looking for an opportunity to get involved in your community.  Below, I’ve provided great resources for connecting you to nonprofit organizations in whatever city you are located, as well as specific examples available in the Indianapolis metropolitan area!

Volunteer

Online Resources for Finding Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Volunteer Match
  2. 1-800-Volunteer.org
  3. Idealist.org
  4. President Obama’s United We Serve

Indianapolis Volunteer Opportunity

Want to expand your marketing experience? Want to meet top leaders? Want to make a difference in the community? Volunteer on a marketing task force committee for the Marion County Drop-Out Prevention Student Success Team.  Contact me at jessicajourney (at) gmail (dot) com.

Interested in other opportunities to serve as a volunteer for an Indianapolis nonprofit organization?  Check out The Volunteer Center at United Way of Central Indiana.

Indianapolis Board Opportunity

Trusted Mentors is seeking board members who are passionate about preventing homelessness and interested in serving the Indianapolis community through a three-year board commitment.  Board members are expected to:  attend quarterly board meetings, serve on one committee, provide a financial gift, and invite others to support the organization.  Contact me at jessicajourney (at) gmail (dot) com.

Interested in other opportunities to serve as a board member for an Indianapolis nonprofit organization?  Mark your calendar for the annual Get on Board community engagement event on October 11!

Please leave a comment with your idea!  What other resources are available for finding out about volunteer opportunities in your community?

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