Community Bull’s-eye

Web Site Links Volunteers and Nonprofits headed into 2008, its 10th anniversary year, ranked by Time among the magazine’s top 10 Web sites. The site regularly welcomes 115,000 visitors a week and has become the preferred volunteer recruiting service for tens of thousands of participating nonprofits.

“Through Volunteer Match, I’ve been able to experience a world I never knew existed, just outside my back door,” says one representative male volunteer from Austin, Texas. “It’s given me the ability to shape the world I live in and to give back…” Signing up for volunteer opportunities by zip code and areas of interest is easy.

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