Links and Contacts

Online Resources

Students
The following are links that can help you enhance your service experience during your time in Endicott College.

Faculty
This list of links will help you create a more service oriented curriculum in your classroom.

VolunteerMatch
"Get out. Do good." -- Search local volunteer opportunities in your area. You can search among categories (i.e. advocacy and human rights, environment, crisis support, homeless and housing, religion, etc.).

Idealist.org
"Action without Borders" -- Search local volunteer opportunities. Search local organizations. Read articles.

VolunteerToday
"The Electronic Gazette for Volunteerism" -- Sign up for the site's newsletter. Search Internet volunteer resources. Read articles.'

PlanetFriendly
"Making a World of Difference" -- Search local volunteer opportunities.

SERVEnet (Youth Serve America)
"The Premier Website for Service and Volunteering" -- Sign up for newsletters (including "YSA Quarterly," "National Service Briefing," and the SERVEnet newsletter). Search volunteer resources. Read related news articles. Create volunteer teams (groups). Search a quote database.

AmeriCorps 
"Getting things done for America" - Find out about and apply to AmeriCorps programs in your area. Stay connected to the state of service and civic engagement throughout the country. Read current research and articles.

Volunteer Solutions of the United Way 
"Helping volunteers meet the nonprofits that need their help" -- Volunteer Matching Application that helps Volunteer Centers connect individuals to volunteer opportunities in their community.

United We Serve
"United We Serve is a nationwide service initiative that helps meet growing social needs resulting from the economic downturn. With the knowledge that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things when given the proper tools, President Obama is asking us to come together to help lay a new foundation for growth. This initiative aims to both expand the impact of existing organizations by engaging new volunteers in their work and encourage volunteers to develop their own do-it-yourself projects."

InterAction
"InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, we work to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all."

Campus Compact
"Campus Compact advances the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility."

Class Matters
Written by Betsy Leondar-Wright and interviews from her book Class Matters: Cross-Class Alliance Building for Middle-Class Activists.

Diversity Web
Information pertaining to teaching diversity, faculty and staff professional development, research on trends, and listings of related conferences and call for papers.

ABCD Institute
A how-to guide and resources on community asset mapping, written by the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.

Learn and Serve
A helpful page to turn to for ideas on service learning materials, resources and ideas.

National Society for Experiential Education
NSEE serves as a national resource center for the development and improvement of experiential education programs nationwide.

Promote Tolerance
Tolerance.org is a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity

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