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Our Mission

The County of Maui Volunteer Center is the one resource and catalyst on Maui that leads, connects and mobilizes volunteers and volunteer agencies to contribute to a better life on Maui.

National Make a Difference Day is October 28th

Get involved and make a difference!

Hali'imaile Community Garden Make A Difference Day Event 2017
Hui No'eau Make A Difference Day Event 2017

Now accepting nominations for our Annual Volunteer Hero!

Our Annual Volunteer Hero Celebration of Service will be held on October 27th, which is the eve of National Make a Difference Day. Know an amazing Volunteer Hero? Nominate them by September 22nd, 2017.

Nominate a Volunteer Hero for our Annual Volunteer Hero Celebration of Service 2017

Upcoming Events

Welcome to GetConnected, our Virtual Volunteer Center!

Why GetConnected?

Get Connected is a volunteer management software that allows our partner agencies post their needs and events, and matches prospective volunteers to their ideal non-profits and events – all on one easy, mobile-friendly platform.

See what GetConnected can do for you!

For Volunteers

Maui County needs volunteers like you to make our community a better place. We appreciate your desire to help and want to make the process as fast and easy as possible. Sign up with HandsOn Maui today for exclusive opportunities, secure messaging, hours tracking and more.

10 Reasons to GetConnected

  1. Get matched up with a list of your ideal non-profits and events
  2. Sign up for your favorite volunteer opportunities and events – it’s fast and easy
  3. Track your hours with any agency
  4. Receive automatic email updates from your favorite non-profits
  5. Reach out to non-profits that interest you
  6. Download a free volunteer resume that updates as you volunteer
  7. Save Time looking for volunteer opportunities
  8. Check out upcoming volunteer events on the community calendar
  9. Communicate with non-profits and volunteer managers
  10. Build stronger connections with your community

Benefits of becoming a HandsOn Maui Volunteer

  • Get access to exclusive volunteer opportunities, events and trainings
  • Get the inside scoop on local non-profits with our community newsletter and blog
  • Get recognized for your hard work through our Volunteer Heroes program and otherevents

For Agencies

As a HandsOn Maui partner agency, you let GetConnected do all the hard work of volunteer recruitment for you. You also get to take advantage of our extensive support network, and database of thousands of Maui volunteers. Apply to be a HandsOn Maui Partner Agency today!

10 Reasons to GetConnected

  1. Receive free GetConnected training
  2. Post and update upcoming opportunities quickly and easily
  3. Get matched up automatically with your ideal volunteers
  4. Communicate with and manage your volunteers
  5. Build stronger connections within your community
  6. Integrate opportunities and events with your social media accounts
  7. Save time and money with a platform that does all the work for you
  8. Publish upcoming events on the community calendar
  9. Track and keep records of your volunteers’ hours
  10. Reach out to our growing database of volunteers

Benefits of becoming a HandsOn Maui Partner Agency

  • Receive exclusive publicity opportunities on our blog, newsletter and social media accounts
  • Join our exclusive volunteer leader training opportunities and events
  • Celebrate and recognize your top volunteers through our Volunteer Hero program

Benefits of tracking volunteer hours with GetConnected:

  • Track volunteer hours with the easy to use online timesheet
  • Track total dollar value of volunteer hours
  • Market to volunteers wishing to document their volunteer contribution in hours and dollars
  • Offer volunteer resumes for volunteers to access and print
  • Track who signed up to volunteer for an event
  • Export it all to Excel
Community Heros

Shining a Spotlight on Community Heroes

The County of Maui Volunteer Center strives to bring Maui nonprofits and volunteers together and make our island community a better place. That’s why we are celebrating Maui’s outstanding agencies and volunteers through the Agency and Volunteer Spotlight Program.

Recognize a Volunteer

Do you know a volunteer that deserves to be recognized? Each month we will spotlight an outstanding volunteer for their impact on our community. Your volunteers are generous with their time and talents. Let us help you express your appreciation by spotlighting your volunteer to our thousands of monthly website visitors, Facebook fans, and Twitter followers.

Robyn Walters

Robyn Walters

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

Maui Food Bank

Share Your Success

Each month we will spotlight a partner agency for their contributions to our community. While recognition is always great, traffic, fans, friends and followers are even better. Being featured in one of our agency highlights has the potential to put your organization in front of thousands of potential volunteers. Our friends can be your friends!

Volunteer Recruiting Mistakes for Nonprofits to Avoid Part 1

Finding the right volunteers is a critical priority for nonprofits: you need people who can support you for the long haul, not just short stretches. Make your recruitment efforts last by avoiding these common volunteer recruiting mistakes: Ignoring Potential...

The New Hourly Value of Volunteer Time in 2017

Volunteers are valuable! Nonprofits and community project managers have long hailed the worth of their unpaid workers. The stats in 2017 back up their claims as the most recent report shows another year of growth to the new hourly value of volunteer time. Plus, it...

Melodie Ulman, Volunteer Hero

The County of Maui Volunteer Center and Caring K9s Maui honor Volunteer Hero Melodie Ulman for her inspiring service to our community.

Ways to Show Volunteer Appreciation in Your Nonprofit

When it comes to volunteer retention, you have to make sure that you’re offering recognition as much and as often as possible. Today, we’re going to show you some great ways to show volunteer appreciation in your nonprofit that will let your volunteers know how much they mean to you and your organization.

National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is a great time to celebrate all the good that the nonprofit organizations and their dedicated volunteers do in our community. It’s also a perfect opportunity to reflect on the benefits that volunteers receive from volunteering.

Kathy Anderson, Volunteer Hero

The County of Maui Volunteer Center and Organ Transplant Maui honor Volunteer Hero Kathy Anderson for her inspiring service to our community.

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