Continuing the Dialogue


Trends and Statistics

Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment – 2013

Health Benefits of Volunteering 2013

Employee Engagement 2015

The Millennial Impact Report:

Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey

The 2009 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey was commissioned to better identify and understand the barriers that are preventing corporations from contributing and nonprofits from seeking more skilled volunteer and pro bono support.


Justis, Jane Leighty. “The Leighty Foundation Information Sheet: History & Volunteer Impact Initiative”, Spring, 2013.

Justis, Jane Leighty. “The Leighty Foundation Case Study: Pikes Peak Volunteer Engagement Initiative” Reimagining Service, Nov 2012.

Justis, Jane Leighty. “Philanthropy and Volunteer Engagement: A Dynamic Force for Social Change”

Justis, Jane Leighty. “Volunteer Energy: A Renewable Resource”, Spring, 2013.

Justis, Jane Leighty. “12 Ways to Help Grantees Use Volunteers”, Spring, 2013.

Justis, Jane Leighty. “High-Impact Volunteerism: Colorado’s Most Valuable Renewable Resource” Colorado Nonprofit Association, Jan/Feb, 2011.

Steinhorn, Beth. “Moving Beyond Program: Developing a Volunteer Engagement Strategic Plan”, e-Volunteerism Journal. January 2016.

Stallings, Betty, and Justis, Jane. “Support Strategies for Funders; Involving Volunteer Resources: Questions to Assess Organizational Capacity.” Presented at National Conference on Volunteering & Services. June 26-July 1, 2010. New York, New York. Adapted from Points of Light Institute. A Guide to Investing in Volunteer Resources Management: Improve Your Philanthropic Portfolio.

Stallings, Betty. “The Hallmarks of High Impact Volunteer Engagement.” May 27, 2010.

The Corporation for National and Community Service. “Volunteering in America Research Highlights”

The Chronicle of Philanthropy


Stallings, Betty. Leading the Way to Successful Volunteer Involvement: Practical Tools for Busy Executives.

Stallings, Betty. 12 Key Actions of Volunteer Program Champions: CEOs Who Lead the Way.

Urban Institute. Volunteer Management Capacity in America’s Charities and Congregations: A Briefing Report . Washington,D.C. 2004

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 – edited by Robert Rosenthal; published by VolunteerMatch.

Websites & Links

Association for Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (ALIVE) – ALIVE is a membership association for professional volunteer resource managers. ALIVE serves to enhance and sustain the spirit of volunteering in America by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development, and providing advocacy for leaders in community engagement.

Betty Stallings – Betty Stallings, M.S.W., is an international trainer, consultant, author and keynote speaker specializing in volunteerism, nonprofit fundraising, board development and leadership (55 Minute Training Series).

Case Foundation – Case Foundation expands giving, promotes everyday philanthropy, deepens civic engagement, and broadens the use of new technologies to make giving more informed, efficient, and effective.???

Corporation for National and Community Service – CNCS plays a vital role in supporting the American culture of citizenship, service, and responsibility. CNCS is a catalyst for change and champion for the ideal that every American has skills and talents to give. The Corporation is the nation’s largest grantmaker supporting service and volunteering. Through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America programs, the Corporation provides opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to express their patriotism while addressing critical community needs.

Council for Certification in Volunteer Management (CCVA) – CCVA advances the profession and practice of volunteer resource management by articulating core competencies for the profession of volunteer administration, certifying individuals who demonstrate knowledge and competence in the leadership of volunteers, advancing standards of ethical practice, and promoting professional development and education.

Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey – The 2009 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey was commissioned to better identify and understand the barriers that are preventing corporations from contributing and nonprofits from seeking more skilled volunteer and pro bono support.

Energize Inc – Energize, Inc is an international training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism.

E-Volunteerism – E-Volunteerism is The Electronic Journal of the Volunteerism Community.

Grant Makers for Effective Organizations (GEO) – GEO is a coalition of grantmakers committed to building strog and effective organization.

Independent Sector – Independent Sector is the leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.

JFFixler & Associates – Consulting, training, coaching, and resources to help organizations embrace volunteer engagement as a core business strategy to fulfill mission.

Metro Volunteers – Metro Volunteers helps individuals, families, and corporate and community groups find volunteer opportunities at diverse service organizations throughout the metro Denver area.

Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) – MAVA provides a forum to engage people involved in volunteerism across Minnesota to exchange information and ideas, and to link resources to build capacity. With over 800 members, MAVA is a powerful resource for the volunteer community. MAVA provides news, information, professional development and training opportunities to its members.

Rose Community Foundation – “Boomers Leading Change” is a long term initiative of the Rose Community Foundation to engage people over 55 in opportunities for ongoing employment, community service and lifelong learning.

Strategic Volunteer Engagement, A Guide for Nonprofit and Public Sector Leaders. Sarah Jane Rehnborg. – Strategic Volunteer Engagement provides a strategic framework and offers critical management directives for working effectively with both skill-oriented and mission-focused volunteers serving on either a long term and episodic basis.

Taproot Foundation – Taproot is the largest nonprofit consulting firm in the country. They seek to strengthen nonprofits by engaging business professionals in pro bono service.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy – A newspaper publication for the nonprofit world.

VolunteerMatch – VolunteerMatch offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement.