VOLUNTEER   COMMUNITY PARTNER MANUAL 2018-2019
TABLE OF CONTENTS Who We Are......................................................................2 Contact Information......
CONTACT INFORMATION 306 Moseley Hall Email  volunteer saffairs.msstate.edu Phone  662-325-2150 Fax  662-325-0342  mvc.msst...
CALENDAR OF MAJOR EVENTS 2018-2019 Habitat for Humanity Maroon Edition Home Project  August 20-November 2, 2018 Service DA...
HOW TO VOLUNTEER USING ORGSYNC Volunteering affords you an opportunity to help change the world, not only for yourself but...
HOW TO USE ORGSYNC OrgSync is the Maroon Volunteer Center s online volunteer management system. It is the easiest way to s...
HOW TO REGISTER FOR AN EVENT 1  Click on an event that you have an interest in. 2  Click the green button that says  Sign ...
HOW TO LOG YOUR SERVICE AND WRITE A REFLECTION  1  Login to OrgSync and click on your avatar on the top right corner. 2  S...
HOW TO LOG SERVICE HOURS TO YOUR STUDENT GROUP 1  Login to OrgSync and click on  My Membership  and select your desired gr...
HOW TO JOIN AN ORGANIZATION 1  On the Mississippi State University page, click on the  Browse Organizations  button. 2  Af...
HOW TO REQUEST A SERVICE RECORD 1  Click on your profile in the top right corner and click on the  Involvement  button. 2 ...
Why Log Your Service Hours  Each year the Maroon Volunteer Center hosts the Volunteer Awards Banquet during National Volun...
Signature Projects The Maroon Volunteer Center is your link to getting involved in service. In 2012, the MVC and Volunteer...
Make A Difference Day Make A Difference Day is celebrated each year on the 4th Saturday in October. Created by USA WEEKEND...
National Volunteer Week National Volunteer Week is an annual event each April that is about inspiring others, recognizing ...
President s Interfaith Campus Challenge  The MSU BIG EVENT The MSU Big Event is a one-day service event for the MSU commun...
Work Service Programs AmeriCorps VISTA The Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement oversees five AmeriCorps ...
Delta Alternative Spring Break The Department of History, the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement, the M...
Are you a student, faculty, or staff member in need of food assistance  Mission   The mission of the MSU Food Security Net...
How to Find Your Best Volunteer Work Have you ever found yourself volunteering just because a friend or family member invi...
What would you like to learn by volunteering  As a volunteer, you have the freedom to experiment with new activities. Is t...
Student Service Organizations Most student organizations require their members to complete a certain number of required se...
Food Pantries Listed below are some of the food pantries in need of volunteers and donations. Beth-El Missionary Baptist C...
Community Partners Please note that the agencies you may contact sometimes change staff members and we may not always be a...
ARTS   CULTURE Starkville Area Arts Council Phone  662-312-7554 Purpose Mission   To promote the essential value of the ar...
Emerson Family Center Phone  662-324-9617 Purpose Mission  To provide a network of community rehabilitation programs that ...
Starkville Community Market  CIVIC   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Starkville Multi-Cultural Lion s Club Phone  662-323-6229 Purpo...
OSERVS  Starkville in Motion  Phone   662-384-2200 Purpose Mission   To work in conjunction with city officials, county of...
WORKING WITH SENIORS Gentiva Hospice Phone  662-615-1519 Purpose Mission   To improve the quality of life for those we ser...
COMMUNITY PARTNER INFORMATION Are you a community or campus partner and need help recruiting volunteers for your agency or...
HOW TO REGISTER A NEW NON-PROFIT PARTNER 1  Go to OrgSync.com. 2  Click Sign In Up 3  Fill out the Get Signed Up form. You...
HOW TO CREATE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 1  Log onto your OrgSync portal 2  Click on events 3  Click on Create an Opportunity...
HOW TO EMAIL YOUR VOLUNTEERS 1  Go to your portal 2  Find the event under the Events tab and select it 3  Click Export Res...
VOLUNTEER RIGHTS   RESPONSIBILITIES The rights of the volunteers are  To be treated as a co-worker. To be carefully interv...
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C306 Moseley Hall Email  volunteer saffairs.mssate.edu Phone  662-325-2150 P.O. Box 5202 Mississippi State, MS 39762