A collection of our favorite volunteer resources around the web.
ALL THE FREE STOCK – (FREE) Stock videos, graphics, icons, and music
CANVA – (FREE) Graphic design online program.
FLAT ICON – (FREE FOR BASICS) Icons and vectors.
FREE VECTOR – (FREE) Thousands of free vectors for all design use.
INTERNET MARKETING NINJAS – (FREE) Resize and crop your media for the web.
LOGASTER – (FREE) Logo and brand designer.
PABLO – (FREE) Create word art quotes for social media.
PEXELS – (FREE) Thousands of free to use, high-resolution photographs.
RECITE – (FREE) Create word art for social media.
THE NOUN PROJECT – (SOME FREE) Thousands of free icons and vectors for design.
UDEMY – (SOME FREE) Courses on graphic design and learning to make graphics.
UNSPLASH – (FREE) Thousands of free to use, high-resolution photographs.
ZOOM – (FREE FOR BASICS) Video, conferencing and calling.
GOOGLE HANGOUTS – (FREE) Video conferencing, calling, and chatting.
HOUSEPARTY – (FREE) Video conferencing with games.
WINDOWS TEAMS – (FREE) Video conferencing, shared documents, calling, and chatting.
MAILCHIMP – (FREE FOR BASICS) All-in-one marketing platform.
BUFFER – (FREE FOR BASICS) Social Media management, planning, and collaborating.
TRELLO – (FREE) Collaborative online workspace with boards, lists, and cards.
SLACK – (FREE) Conversation management between teams.
ASANA – (FREE FOR BASICS) Online management of projects, goals, and tasks for your entire team.
TEAMGANTT – (FREE FOR BASICS) Project planning, team communication, and gantt charts.
AGANTTY – (FREE FOR BASICS) Prioritize tasks and goals, while managing projects and communicating across teams.
WRIKE – (FREE) Centralized communication and project management.
LEADERSHIP U – (FREE) Podcast hosted by Jim & Christina.
HOOPLA – (FREE) Use your library card to access thousands of free e-books and audiobooks.
ANDY STANLEY LEADERSHIP PODCAST – (FREE) Podcast hosted by Andy Stanley.
MASTER CLASS MANAGEMENT – (FREE) Online management course with topics on Conflict Management, Leadership, and many more.
TED TALKS – (FREE) Short talks by industry experts on thousands of topics.
MIND TOOLS – (FREE FOR BASICS) Blogs, videos, and classes based on hundreds of leadership topics.
PLANNING CENTER ONLINE – (FREE FOR BASICS) Schedule, track, email, and manage volunteers.
SIGN UP GENIUS – (FREE FOR BASICS) Smart online sign up tools with group messaging and reporting.
YOUR VOLUNTEERS – (FREE) Volunteer scheduling, and tracking with a database to help you manage and engage your team.
RAKLET – (FREE) A fundraising, event ticketing, database, and email / text tool all rolled into one.
TEAM KINETIC – (FREE FOR BASICS) Volunteer management software that focuses on registration, auto-approval, and email / text all from a localized dashboard.
I VOLUNTEER – (FREE FOR BASICS) Schedule, manage, and track volunteers.
GOOGLE ALERTS – (FREE) Monitor mentions of your brand or anything else you want to keep tabs on over the internet.
HARO – (FREE) “Help a Reporter Out” is a site that sends daily media coverage opportunities directly to your inbox.
TWITTER LISTS – (FREE) Keep track of ideas, activities, and popular culture in your industry and beyond.
EZINE – (FREE) Submit high-quality articles for exposure, credibility, and traffic back to your website and brand.
RADIO GUEST LIST – (FREE) Similar to HARO but instead of articles, receive interview leads to appear as an expert to expose your brand.
GRAMMARLY – (FREE FOR BASICS) Online editor with built-in thesaurus and dictionary.
EVERNOTE – (FREE FOR BASICS) Note-taking at its finest. Share notes, meeting outlines, and anything else you can think of on this online app.
TOGGL – (FREE FOR BASICS) A time tracking app that allows you to organize your efforts by client, project, or role.
REMEMBER THE MILK – (FREE FOR BASICS) A shared, collaborative online list.
DROPBOX – (FREE FOR BASICS) File storage and document sharing.
WAVE – (FREE FOR BASICS) Accounting that’s integrated with invoicing, payroll, receipt scanning, and reporting.
QUICK BOOKS INVOICE GENERATOR – A free template to create personalized invoices.
ZAPIER – (FREE FOR BASICS) Workflows that connect your apps to work together efficiently.
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