Our Volunteer Fairs bring together 30-60 nonprofits and municipalities with hundreds of people looking to volunteer. Nonprofits receive educational materials on how best to attract, manage and engage volunteers, while attendees receive tip sheets on volunteer best practices, how to find your passion, and how to identify prospective organizations. All attendees receive a free copy of the Giving Back guide.
There is no county-wide volunteer organization in Berkshire County. Volunteers are an under-utilized resource we can tap into to strengthen our sector. Watch a clip from our November 2019 Fair at this link.
Due to COVID-19, in-person fairs are on hold. We are pleased, however, to announce a new web site to facilitate volunteerism. GiveBackBerkshires.org features nonprofit profiles that include ways to help, things to donate, and stories of the impact of COVID-19. It is free for all nonprofits and community members are encouraged to use the site and its comprehensive search functions to find the perfect volunteer opportunity.
We are committed to helping nonprofits connect, learn and grow. We connect nonprofits to volunteers in a number of ways: via the Giving Back guide (a directory of 1,000+ Berkshire nonprofits), through volunteer fairs, board trainings, referrals, and more.
Are you looking to match your skills to a nonprofit? Volunteering can be a great source of satisfaction and a learning opportunity. Join us for FREE at a Give Back Berkshires Volunteer Fair to meet organizations looking for help!
Seeking new volunteers? Reserve a table at a Give Back Berkshires Volunteer Fair to meet prospective volunteers looking to serve our community.
Friday, November 12, 2021 from 12-3pm via Zoom
The Virtual Volunteer Fair will give community members wishing to volunteer access to up to 50 local nonprofits. Visit virtual “booths” to get information about local nonprofits and talk directly with organizations about their volunteer needs. Community members, register for free to attend by November 1st to be entered to win prizes! Nonprofits, register to reserve your virtual “booth” by the deadline on October 15th!