Volunteer in Rural Areas


American Flags National Volunteer Programs

Corporation for National and Community Service.

This program works with state commissions, nonprofits, faith-based groups, schools, and other civic organizations to provide opportunities for Americans of all ages to serve their communities.

A smiling girl Youth Volunteer Programs

Youth Volunteer Corps of America, Inc

Models have been established in communities nationwide. Programs are sponsored locally by diverse community-based organizations.

Faith-Based Community Economic Development: Principles & Practices

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. 

T. David Reese and Christina A. Clamp, Ph.D. Produced by: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Public and Community Affairs Department. 64p. 2000?
"This booklet provides an introduction to faith-based community economic development (CED). It is not intended to be exhaustive, but to serve as a foundational framework for those new to, or with limited experience in, faith-based community economic development."

Food recovery Volunteer at a Food Bank

Feeding America.

"Ending hunger in America depends on the volunteer work of literally millions of Americans who know that they can make a difference." Check this resource to locate Food Banks that need assistance.

Health care provider meeting with a mother and child Remote Area Medical

Remote Area Medical(R) (RAM).

"The primary purpose of the Rural AMerica Program is to provide vision and dental care for underserved areas of the US."

The White House The President's Volunteer Service Award

President's Council on Service and Civic Participation.

The President's Volunteer Service Award is an initiative of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation in conjunction with the Corporation for National and Community Service and the USA Freedom Corps and is administered by the Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network

Live Outside the Box! Volunteering in America

Corporation for National and Community Service.

"Volunteering in America: State Trends and Rankings is a powerful new tool to assist organizations in developing a strategy and setting goals to increase volunteering in their organization and build the national service and volunteer infrastructure in their states."