The Volunteer Center recognizes the valuable roles that volunteers play in our society. This is why the promotion of volunteerism serves as a major function of The Volunteer Center. Volunteers are recruited and referred to over 400 nonprofit organizations in our service area of 43 cities. Volunteer opportunities are publicized through the media, agency volunteer fairs, internet, outreach programs and speaking engagements. By contacting the Volunteer Center, potential volunteers can obtain information to get connected to just the right volunteer experience.