Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by Verified Volunteers Staff
Several months ago we launched our partnership with Chicago Cares, the Chicago region’s premier resource center for volunteerism. Together, we are making vetting volunteers faster, easier and less costly for nonprofit organizations and their volunteers in Chicago.Read More
Posted Friday, September 18th, 2015 by Verified Volunteers Staff
Recently, Amy Lytle, Executive Director of HandsOn Northwest North Carolina, hosted a Verified Volunteers-hosted webinar called It’s Budget Season. Is Your Volunteer Program Ready? Chuck Kraft, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem, Inc. and I participated as panelists. During the Q&A portion, we received lots of questions around one particular number – the ROVI (Return on Volunteer Investment).Read More
Posted Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Verified Volunteers Staff
The Village to Village Network helps support community approaches to aging all across the United States and beyond. Villages do some really terrific work, coordinating affordable access to aging adults for services such as transportation, inspiring health and wellness programs, home repairs, and social and educational activities and trips. They also provide access to other day-to-day needs enabling individuals to remain connected to their community throughout the aging process. The Villages are run by a combination of volunteers and paid staff – and Verified Volunteers has now been named the recommended volunteer screening provider for the hundreds of Villages currently operating and/or in development.Read More
Posted Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 by Verified Volunteers Staff
The World Meeting of Families 2015 – Philadelphia is fast approaching.
Pope Francis will be making his inaugural visit to the United States September 26-27, 2015. World Meeting of Families, the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families and host of the Pope’s visit, is relying on thousands of volunteers to make the Papal visit a success. Of course, the Pope’s safety is a top priority, which is why Verified Volunteers was chosen to be the official background screening partner for this event.
There is so much excitement surrounding Pope Francis’ visit that we’ve been featured in a number of press spots. Check it out!