March 2015

HandsOn Network Pro Tip: 3 Tips to Getting Your Mayor’s Attention

Your mayor can be a powerful champion for your organization and volunteering - if you can get their attention. In her 30+ year career, Karen Dalaney, the Executive Director of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County has worked with lots of mayor's offices. In her Pro Tip video, Karen offers three tips to getting your mayor's attention.
The HandsOn Network Pro Tip series features Affiliate staff and volunteers from around the globe sharing their expertise and wisdom. Read More >

Service Songs

Did Your Favorite Make the Cut?
What's better than spending a day volunteering with friends? A day volunteering with friends listening to a great soundtrack! We couldn't find any great volunteering soundtracks online so we put out a call on our Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #servicesongs. We compiled all the suggestions into a playlist below. Don't see your favorite? Read More >

Celebrate National Volunteer Week 2015

National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 2015, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.

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Elizabeth Grier-Menager 'Wraps Up' London

The world celebrated International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, but at HandsOn Network, we know that inspirational women deserve the spotlight every day. Read More >