Tools and Resources Library

In the resource library, browse the hundreds of available resources or search by format, keyword, category, audience or type of resource. They are drawn from our current work, previous HandsOn Network, and Points of Light resource collections and our partner organizations.

Youth Volunteer Survey

Administer this survey after a service project to learn about volunteer demographics and how volunteers rate project impact.

Adult Volunteer Survey

Administer this adult volunteer survey after a volunteer project to learn the demographics of your volunteers and how volunteers rate project impact.

Start a Resume Preparation Workshop for Veterans

Give back to your country by leading a resume preparation workshop for military veterans. It is important to be sensitive to clients’ needs and experiences. Helping a military veteran jobseeker to develop and polish resume building skills might not land him or her a job, but it...

Choosing a Cloud Storage Provider

Learn about how HandsOn Tech, a national AmeriCorps Program, uses Cloud Storage, Dropbox, Skydrive, iCloud, and Google Drive.

Apply for the Fast Start Award.

Apply for the CVC of Year Award.

Organizational Needs Assessment Ideas

  A needs assessment is the process of collecting information about expressed or implied needs. You can try and figure these out on your own, but the best way is to seek feedback from all parties involved.

Creating Mission and Vision Statements

  This should be a prac-cal, tangible tool you can use to make decisions about priorities, actions, and responsibiliities

Assessing Organizational Culture and Politics

  The following questions will help you better understand the ways the leadership and employees think, feel, and act.

eVOLve: How can I serve and engage military families this Veterans Day? (November 2012)

  Welcome to Points of Light's eVOLve: technical assistance for mobilizing volunteers. In this electronic technical assistance (eTA) brief, you will find tips and tools to help you inspire, equip, and mobilize volunteers in your community.