Aloha! Welcome to Art of Volunteering: dedicated to the growth of volunteerism in Hawaii - providing volunteer solutions for event planners, capacity building strategies for non-profits, and opportunities for volunteers of all ages and capabilities.
Our Mission: to organize and inspire teams of volunteers to provide service with aloha to organizations whose events enrich our communities through arts, culture, science and celebration.
If you have the volunteer spirit and this is your first visit to the site, select an event in the right column to register with that organization. Or, if you would like to tour the registration and scheduling system first, visit the tutorial.
When you register, be sure to enter your personal information in UPPER and lower Case and save your user and password information immediately.
News & Announcements:
(6/25/15) Art of Volunteering's Keith Ranney has accepted the role of Volunteer Coordinator & Communications Editor for the eight statewide chapters of Hawaii Farmers Union United.
(5/9/15) With the success of the 22nd annual Ha'iku Ho'olaule'a & Flower Festival behind him, Keith Ranney is currently staffing the 16th annual Maui Film Festival, June 3-7, 2015.
(6/25/13) The opening night screening of "Hawaiian: the Legend of Eddie Aikau" set the tone for the 14th annual Maui Film Festival - and it was a high vibe with over 3,000 patrons filling the Celestial Cinema. Ke Ola Magazine did a story about festival founder, Barry Rivers, and Keith Ranney titled: For the Love of Cinema - The People Who Energize the Maui Film Festival.
(4/22/11) Blog posting: Art of Volunteer Management workshop. Video in two parts.
Step 1: Register with a host organization listed under "Upcoming Events" in the right column. By doing so (and filling in all information fields), you are helping to create a depository of volunteer currency that can be mobilized for community good. Volunteers who are interested in improving their effectiveness as a volunteer may also enjoy the articles in the blog and links on this site.
For Organizations Planning an Event
The rest of this website is designed specifically for organizations (for profit and non-profit) that want to engage their community through volunteerism and make the experience beneficial for both the volunteers and their organization. It's for businesses that are planning an event or who utilize volunteers year-round and want to eliminate the inefficiency of creating a volunteer army from scratch, or deal with high volunteer turn-over issues. Visit the services and testimonials sections to learn more.
For Non-Profits Seeking to Expand Capacity
Art of Volunteering volunteer management consulting services provides strategic planning for all aspects of your volunteer program. Well informed (empowered) volunteers engaged through a thoughtfully crafted volunteer experience are your organizations future donors, board members, patrons and social media promoters.
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