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National Volunteer Week is coming up April 7 – 13! For Nonprofit Connect members, we’ve put together a list of on-demand resources to help you kick-start your National Volunteer Week plan.

What are your plans for National Volunteer Week, April 15 - 21? It’s coming up quickly, and we want you to show off how you’re celebrating volunteers.

In September, Nonprofit Connect hosted Volunteer Management Institute, a three-day volunteer management intensive featuring volunteers management experts from local organizations like KC Pet Project and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Amy Gaier, Program Director at the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City attended and shares what she learned from VMI.

In April, Nonprofit Connect hosted Volunteer Management Institute, a three-day volunteer management intensive featuring volunteer management experts from local organizations like Wayside Waifs and Harvesters. Jamie Braun, Development Associate and Office Manager at the Charlotte Street Foundation, attended and shares what she learned from VMI here.

According to Independent Sector, the estimated value of a volunteer hour is $22.55, but to many organizations a volunteer’s time and dedication is priceless. This week is National Volunteer Week, an annual presidentially-proclaimed holiday that celebrates service in our country. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is about inspiring people to seek out ways to engage in their communities and learn about the possibility of social change. The nonprofit community often takes the week-long holiday as an