Benefits of being a Community Partner

Volunteer Recruitment & Support

  • Access (24/7) to HandsOn Connect, our online database to post opportunities and recruit volunteers. (Free training and support for HandsOn Connect is included)
    • Post and manage unlimited volunteer opportunities with unlimited occurrences
    • Staff Support included
    • Post your on-going opportunities – website filters and specialized lists aid in searches
    • One-time opportunities can be viewed on Opportunity Calendar
  • Expanded recruitment through All for Good. All opportunities posted on HandsOn Connect automatically included on the largest online database for volunteer recruitment.
  • Promotion of Holiday opportunities in November and December on website and by email
  • Skills-based volunteer placement and support
  • Priority access to corporate and youth groups

Marketing & Promotion Support

  • Promotion of volunteer opportunities to our database of volunteers in a bi-monthly email promotion and at in-person outreach events
  • Promotion of your events on the HandsOn Suburban Chicago website Community Calendar.
  • Social media support for your events and activities

Trainings & Workshops

  • Complimentary admission to Breakfast Briefs: training sessions on topics that matter to nonprofits – offered throughout the year.
  • Discounted attendance to Strategic Volunteer Management Training Series (SVMTS): A workshop focusing on strategies for advancing your volunteer programs, complete with tools and templates.