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Member Resource Center

Contact your program manager for additional tools & resources.

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

Executive 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 Proficient 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

Tools and Best Practices for Nonprofits - A very comprehensive set of tools and recommendations on a variety of nonprofit topics. For more information and resources, contact your program manager.

Client Engagement
If you are new to nonprofits or to consulting, this deck - which includes audio clips from 501 Commons consultants - is a "must see." It describes some tools and strategies for successfully engaging clients in the project and building trust. It also explains some of the reasons why individuals may be reluctant to engage on a new project and suggests ways you can ask them to show up of the work and be accountable.

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.

Blogs, periodicals and books we recommend

Working with Nonprofit Boards