Membership Program


You're busy helping your community. Who's helping you?

As the largest volunteer network in the nation, HandsOn Network understands that mobilizing and managing volunteers is essential to achieving your organization's mission. We envision a world where every nonprofit organization, congregation and government agency inspires, equips, and mobilizes their stakeholders to create positive change.

The HandsOn Membership program offers meaningful in-person and online learning and networking opportunities, access to tools and resources, and lots of great discounts! It’s our goal to empower you to motivate and engage others in meaningful service.



Membership Information

Membership is your direct link to an array of  resources and assets that will help you build and sustain your volunteer efforts with minimal investment.

Member Benefits

Educational Opportunities

  • 50% Discounts on learning opportunities

Discounts on Events

Volunteer Activation Tools and Resources

  • Access to Tools and Resources for Days of Service, National Volunteer Week, Make a Difference Day
  • Access to Points of Light grant and programmatic opportunities

Recognition Programs

  • Access to Presidents Volunteer Service Award and Daily Point of Light Award programs


  • HandsOn Connect - One month free for the first year of a two year contract.
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  • 40% Discount on consulting services

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Organization level                    Budget Size                           Cost

   Level I                                      Under $60,000                     $200

   Level II                            $60,001 – $200,000                $350

   Level III                         $200,001 – $400,000                $450

   Level IV                         $400,001 – $600,000                $550

   Level V                           $600,001 – $900,000                $650

   Leader                         $900,001 – $2,000,000              $1,000

   Patron                             $2,000,001 – Above              $2,000

Joining is easy! Simply fill out the online form, select your method of payment, and submit.

Connect yourself to a wealth of volunteer engagement tools and resources by becoming a member today!

Member Listing

Nonprofit & Government Member Listing

(list updated  as of August 16, 2013)

  • The Works
  •  The Trustees of Reservations
  • Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service
  • Texas A&M Colonias Program
  • OneStar Foundation
  • United Way of Lowndes County Community Volunteer Center
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Learning Leaders
  • COR | Columbia Opportunity Resource
  • Georgia Serves
  • Masonic Homes of California
  • George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
  • City of O'Fallon, Missouri
  • Volunteer Center of Kane County
  • The Salvation Army NHQ
  • El Paso County Sheriff's Office
  • Barbara Bush Foundation
  • Rock Stars United
  • McDowell Volunteer Center
  • Chester County Library and District Center
  • New York State Historical Association and The Farmers' Museum
  • Scholarship America
  • Beach Cities Health District
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Online Volunteering Australia
  • Michigan Nonprofit Association
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • 4-Hope of Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Long Island State Veterans Home
  • Charleston Water System
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Town of Chapel Hill
  • TLC Ministries


If you are interested in topics such as community engagement, volunteer management and nonprofit capacity building, check out Points of Light’s many opportunities for online learning.

We have classes available 24/7, for you to take at your own pace.
Points of Light has partnered with Kansas State University to create a unique opportunity to sharpen your community leadership skills. The Community-Engaged Leadership Certificate is a 12 credit-hour course during which students will have the opportunity to bridge theory and hands-on experience.
Check out our training calendar to register for live instructor-led classes. You can also browse hundreds of our previous recorded sessions at Points of Light’s Learning Center.

Sign up for eVolve, a monthly newsletter which includes topics on the latest training trends and provides electronic technical assistance on related topics.

The Leadership Faculty expands our capacity to provide training, through leadership and consulting services.

The Readiness Roadmap is an excellent diagnostic tool to assess organizational readiness and prepare to successfully engage in skills-based volunteering.
Click here to navigate skills-based volunteering.