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Realize your Potential

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Volunteer Southern Maryland
Nonprofit Institute
College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910


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Free Resources

  • Volunteer Spot 
    • VolunteerSpot is a simple time-saving volunteer coordination tool. Any leader can schedule, signup and remind volunteers online. Leaders can invite volunteers to help with an email invitation or embed a link to their signup calendar directly on their website or facebook page.  A great resource for tracking volunteers and automating reminder messages.
  • Doodle Scheduling 
    • Doodle helps with scheduling meetings, including board meetings, events, etc. You can use the scheduling tools to create a poll of times, dates that allow participants to choose the best meeting times that work for them or allow them to RSVP with the click of a button.
  • Big Tent 
    • Big tent's mission is to "connect people with the communities they care about, making it easy for groups and their members to participate, communicate, and organize. All for free, and all from a single home on the We." This site allows members of the organization to have access to communication, files, scheduling and more, all in one place.
  • Google Docs 
    • Google docs allows users to post documents in a secured place allowing members to log in, upload, change, and create documents all online. This is a secure network.
  • Skype 
    • Call anyone else on Skype for free. And see them with free video calls. Or chat to them with free instant messages.
  • Survey Monkey 
    • Survey Monkey is a free tool that allows organizations to create custom surveys to meet the needs of customer feedback, employee feedback, event planning, education and training, research, and much more.
  • Slide Share 
    • Upload and share your PowerPoint & Keynote presentations, Word & PDF documents on SlideShare. Add audio to make a webinar. Capture leads with your presentations.
  • My Sign Up 
    • A MySignUp sign up sheet is much like that piece of paper you've passed around at a meeting or posted on a wall. But with a very important difference - its all done ONLINE.
  • Logo Maker 
    • Use this online program to create a one of a kind logo for your organization. Once you get your logo just right, pay only $49 and the unique logo you have designed will be yours to use wherever you need. Your logo comes in EPS, JPEG, and GIF formats. You own all three file types to market your business anywhere.
  • ClickBook 
    • ClickBook is a real-time, web-based booking and scheduling system for small business with the critical features that characterize large scale booking systems, without the prohibitive costs of custom-built solutions.
  • WIX 
    • Wix allows you to create free websites that are flash enabled. You can create websites and host them on existing domains or pay a small monthly or annual fee to create a domain. Check it out!