All For Good: A great place to share volunteer opportunities
Alliance for Better Non-Profits: “Alliance for Better Nonprofits (ABN) is a training and resource center for the nonprofits of East Tennessee. We connect members to nonprofit peers, leaders, experts as well as to the foundations, philanthropists, businesses and university partners committed to making the community stronger through better nonprofits.”
The Taproot Foundation: “The Taproot Foundation connects nonprofits and social change organizations with passionate, skilled volunteers who share their expertise pro bono. Through these programs, business professionals deliver marketing, strategy, HR, and IT solutions that organizations need to achieve their missions.”
Constant Contact: “Email marketing is the most effective way to drive people to your door, and with Constant Contact, you get the #1 tool for creating beautiful emails that drive real business results. From customizable templates, to drag-and-drop editing, to automation features–we make it easier than ever to send the best email fast.”
Vertical Response: A free, online marketing software in which you can create newsletters, manage contacts, create emails, etc.
Talking it Through: A video series that teaches mentors about how to best communicate with youth or those whom they are mentoring
Riverhouse ePress: Provides resources for managing conflict
Knowledge and Learning:
Class Central: Online resource that offers free online classes in a variety of subjects
Grant Space: Online classes, webinars, etc. on grant writing and fundraising
Life after VISTA:
National Outdoor Leadership School (will also match the VISTA Ed. Award)
USAJOBS: This PDF is a document that provides guidelines and tips for navigating USAJOBS.gov
Job Scan: Jobscan will analyze your resume and tell you whether it’s a good match for the job you want. Just paste in your resume and a job description and you’ll get instant feedback telling you what resume keywords to prioritize, what your resume format should be, and what changes you can make to get past the resume screeners.
Managing Your Time: Provides handouts (schedules, planners, worksheets), videos, and learning links to help you better manage your time.
Ijams Nature Center: “A wild place filled with rocks, rivers, trees, trails, owls, and salamanders. Visitor of all ages and ability can hike, bike, paddle, stroll, learn, or simply enjoy the day.”