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Current Volunteer Opportunities at 501 Commons

Check here for available volunteer positions within 501 Commons and for service corps members

Consulting Guide and Forms

Guide for Service Corps Members
All the policies and tips for coaches and consultants in one place.

Service Corps Member Skills Assessment Download and fill out our Service Corps Member Skills Assessment. If you have any questions, instructions are provided.

Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Form
View or download our Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Form.

Culturally Competent Practices
All service corps members are expected to abide by these guidelines for culturally competent consulting.

Hours Reporting
Everything you ever wanted to know - and more - about tracking your volunteer time.

Expense Reimbursement
Information on claiming travel and incidental expenses.

Use of Personal Vehicles
We love public transportation, and try to match volunteers to projects close to their work or home, but
sooner or later almost everyone will need to drive to a meeting or event.

Helpful Nonprofit and Client Engagement Resources

Client Engagement
Some tools and strategies for engaging clients, building trust, and reasons why individuals may be reluctant to engage on a new project.

Resources for service corps members new to nonprofits
Taking the initiative to learn about nonprofits will help you get challenging projects with the service corps.

Nonprofits 101
An introduction to the world of nonprofits and useful facts and figures for service corps members.

Nonprofits 101

Learn to Serve Materials
Resources from past Learn to Serve professional development workshops.

Financial Fitness for Nonprofits
Lots of helpful financial templates and presentations related to financial management.

Organizational Assessment Questions
Sample questions organized by topic.

Non Profits with Balls
Vu Le, the Executive Director of the Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA), is known for his no-BS approach, irreverent sense of humor, and smart take on the non profit world.