Resources

Assessing Readiness
Nonprofit Organizational Readiness Survey: Capitalizing on the Leadership Talents of a New Generation of  55+ Adults a brief self-assessment developed by the Aging Network Volunteer Resource Center
Organizational Assessment from the Readiness Roadmap, a collaboration of Common Impact, Points of Foundation, and Taproot Foundation, among others   
Project Readiness from the Readiness Roadmap        

Engaging Volunteers
Volunteer Engagement Toolkit from the PA Department of Aging           
Volunteer Engagement Self-Assesment a brief self-assessment developed by the Aging Network Volunteer Resource Center
Successful Strategies for Recruiting, Training, and Utilizing Volunteers: A Guide for Faith and Community-Based Service Providers from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration             
Southern Maine Agency on Aging RSVP Capacity Corps Replication Guide             
Information about n4a background checks partnership with First Advantage      
 
PowerUP! Resources
PowerUP! is a national initiative that engages teams of older adults volunteers to meet the needs of aging and disability services.
Infographic
Positioning Statement, April 2013
Benefits of the PowerUP! Training Institute
Take the PowerUP! Pledge
PowerUP! A New Volunteer Engagement Strategy for the Aging and Disability Networks–White Paper
Postcard Template
Web banner
Ad, half-page
Ad, quarter-page
Recruitment Flyer
Article template for local newspaper, publication–Word file download
Press release template–Word file download

Case Studies and Replication Guides
Volunteer Consultant Program, Montgomery County, MD
Keeping Older Adults Safely at Home, Wailuki, HI
Medicare Medicaid Volunteer Assistance Program, Southfield MI
Neighbors Driving Neighbors, Maryville, TN
Volunteers Recruiting Volunteers, Pima County, AZ
 
Recruitment Campaigns
Health Benefits of Volunteering
Got an Hour? Give an Hour!
 
Research About Older Volunteers
Engaged as We Age, Sloan Center on Aging and Work, Boston College   
Keeping Baby Boomers Volunteering–A Research Brief on Volunteer Retention and Turnover, Corporation for National and Community Service            
The Use of Volunteers in State Agencies on Aging and Disabilities–SMP Findings, National Association of State Units on Aging and Disabilities    
The Use of Volunteers in State Agencies on Aging and Disabilities–Long Term Care Ombudsman Findings, National Association of State Unites on Aging and Disabilities       
The Use of Volunteers in State Agencies on Aging and Disabilities–SHIP Findings, National Association of State Units on Aging and Disabilities      
 
Webinars
Health Benefits of Volunteering
Crafting Compelling Volunteer Opportunities
Examples from the Field
Got An Hour? Informational Webinar
PowerUP! Informational Webinar
Working with Volunteers: Getting More Done Via Leading, Not Managing
Volunteer Cultivation and Recruitment
 
Links for People Who Want to Volunteer
Catchafire Skills Based Volunteer Match
Corporation for National and Community Service
Experience Corps 
Idealist 
LinkedIn for Volunteers  
Peace Corps 50+ 
Red Cross 
United Way 
Volunteer.gov