Resources for Recruiting Members and Volunteers

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Member Recruitment and Placement

Finding, recruiting, screening, and placing AmeriCorps members effectively is key to a successful program. Apply tried-and-true processes to match the most qualified applicants to your available positions, and increase the likelihood of a rewarding experience for everyone involved. Listed below are some of our most relevant resources for this topic.

Effective Practices


Practices and Program Examples


Volunteer Recruitment

Successful recruitment and placement helps service programs achieve their goals more effectively and is often the result of thoughtfully considered marketing and public relations efforts. A recruiter must be clear in his own mind about why the organization wants to engage volunteers; he can then design valuable and fulfilling assignments around those specific needs. Issues to consider include recruiting for diversity and appealing to special target audiences. Following are some of our most relevant resources related to this topic.

Online Courses

Practices and Program Examples

Online Library Items

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