Resource Links for Community Partners
Mason's Resources for Engaging Students
Promotes student and career development through internships, workshops and job resources. Post internship opportunities through Patriot JobWeb and learn about internship and job fairs where you can visit campus to present opportunities. Contact: 703-993-2470, http://email@example.com
New Century College (NCC)
New Century College is committed to education based on experiential learning and collaboration that prepares graduates for the demands of responsible citizenship as well as the world of work. NCC requires that all students complete twelve credits of experiential learning, some which may be earned through internships. Internship Contact: Karen Miscencik, firstname.lastname@example.org ,http://ncc.gmu.edu
This office supports the over 250 recognized student clubs and organizations on campus. The webpage is maintained with up-to-date information recognized clubs. Contact: 703-993-2909, http://si.gmu.edu
National Resources About Community-Based Learning
This organization, sponsored by the federal government, provides grants, training and other resources to support the goal of providing opportunities for all American citizens to contribute to their communities in meaningful ways.
One program within the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps is a specific kind of funding that can provide part-time or full-time volunteers in your organization for a full year or more.
Sponsored by the federal government's Learn and Serve America, this resource provides background information on quality service-learning, information on funding resources, and helpful publications, such as Service-Learning in Community-Based Organizations.
AVAIL is a state-wide (soon to be nation-wide) searchable database of volunteer opportunities. All college students in the state are being encouraged to use AVAIL to find service opportunities.
Volunteer Fairfax serves a network of more than 900 member public and private agencies in the region. The Center provides its members with a wide array of programs and service opportunities to enhance their effectiveness in meeting critical community needs. Volunteer Fairfax provides training, education and outreach opportunities to nonprofit members as well as to the broader community.
The Office of Public Private Partnerships (OP3) develops partnerships between the business community and local community organizations that address critical needs in Fairfax County. OP3 creates and develops public private partnerships to stimulate positive change in the community and encourages civic involvement and responsibility. One of the goals of OP3 is to bring together resources between the public and private sectors to effectively transform the quality of life in the community.
An excellent resource for information about grants and fundraising, including a directory of Foundations.
This is a membership organization for volunteer managers. They provide educational opportunities, networking with other nonprofit professionals, and help advance cooperation among organizations that use volunteers.
George Mason University and the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement offers this resources list solely as a public service to the members of the university community. The University and the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement makes NO REPRESENTATION OR RECOMMENDATION REGARDING THE ORGANIZATIONS LISTED. Unless expressly noted, the organizations listed are fully independent of the university. Further, George Mason University and the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY for personal or property injuries resulting to the student, or for damages caused by the student, resulting from the student's participation in the activities of these organizations outside of professional duties assigned by the organization. Students are responsible for providing their own health insurance. Students are responsible to check with the organization to find out if it provides any insurance or liability coverage for its volunteers.