MVMA has been partnering for decades with United Way of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Center to provide its members with additional resources and support for all things volunteerism.  Check out a few of the great resources the Volunteer Center has to offer:

You now have one quick and easy-to-navigate site to post, manage and track volunteer opportunities. Simply become an approved community organization and provide volunteers a simple and flexible tool that allows searching for opportunities by time, date, location, zip code and project type. Create an account! 


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The Volunteer Management Training Series presented by United Way of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Center is a comprehensive, four-session series appropriate for new staff and seasoned professionals, which will give you better insight into utilizing your organization’s volunteers more effectively.


Registration is $25 per person, per session and includes all training materials.  MVMA members will receive $5 off each session making them $20 per person, per session. A discount code for registration can be obtained by emailing Katelind.Hosie@stl.unitedway.org. 

Session 1 - Understanding Volunteering and Planning a Volunteer Program

Session 2 - Recruiting and Placing Volunteers

Session 3 - Orienting, Training, Supervising, and Recognizing Volunteers

Session 4 - Evaluating Volunteer Programs

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United Way's Volunteer Center offers certification to local nonprofit organizations with well-managed volunteer programs. Certification is based on a set of nationally recognized standards critical to quality volunteer management practices.

By meeting these standards, organizations can enjoy the rewards of well-equipped, energized and committed volunteer participation in their activities. Further, certification helps encourage professionalism by recognizing that there are defined management principles that are required for the effective management and utilization of volunteers.

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Contact United Way of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Center

To talk more about how your organization can partner with United Way of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Center contact Katelind Hosie at katelind.hosie@stl.unitedway.org 

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