Get Connected is online resource for volunteers, nonprofits

   June 16, 2014 1:00 am

Get Connected is a joint project of the United Way of Erie County and the Nonprofit Partnership that aims to match people who have time, energy, skills and the desire to help — potential volunteers — with the community organizations that need them. It provides an online listing of local volunteer opportunities where members of the…

Learn about volunteer opportunities at lunch session

   February 26, 2014 5:43 pm

Interested in volunteering for a local organization, but not sure how to get started or where your talents can best be used? Mark your calendars for Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Nonprofit Partnership, which has partnered with the United Way of Erie to sponsor Get Connected, a website that matches volunteers with needs,…

Junior League of Erie seeks nominations for volunteers of the year

   January 23, 2014 3:23 pm

The Junior League of Erie is seeking nominations for a 2014 Recognizing Achieving Volunteers in Erie Volunteer of the Year Award. In conjunction with National Volunteer Appreciation Month, the JLE will present two awards on April 29 at the Bayfront Convention Center. This year’s R.A.V.E. Awards are being celebrated in partnership with Get Connected, an initiative…

How to find volunteer opportunities in Erie County

   May 21, 2013 12:21 pm

Volunteering is an excellent way to broaden your horizons, help your community, meet new people and lift your spirits. Many local nonprofits desperately need help from volunteers to accomplish their everyday missions and to put on special events. But how do you find out where your time and talents can do the most good? If…

United Way and The Nonprofit Partnership launch volunteer website

   November 12, 2012 12:03 pm

It’s getting a lot easier to volunteer in Erie County. United Way of Erie County and The Nonprofit Partnership launched its new online volunteer database this morning at a news conference. Get Connected, or getconnected.unitedwayerie.org, matches aspiring volunteers with local opportunities based on their skill set and availability. Users can also follow local nonprofits and…