Community calendars are a great way to raise awareness of opportunities to be involved with The Borgen Project. Many websites, including newspapers and radio, offer nonprofits free space (and airtime) to promote volunteers ops and events.


Getting Started

  1. Find Places to Post: Search for community calendars in the region that you’d like to post. Visit news sites, city sites, etc.
  2. Submit Announcements: You’ll want to tailor volunteer announcements toward the community calendar that you are submitting it to. For example, if it doesn’t allow volunteer announcements, you can create an event to learn about volunteer ops.


Tool for Finding Radio Stations


Example of a Community Calendar Event

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Promoting Volunteer Openings

Title: Volunteers Wanted
Details: The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. The nonprofit is currently accepting applications for volunteers. There are opportunities in writing as well as political work. To apply visit
Contact: [email protected]


Some community calendars are more structured for events as opposed to ongoing volunteer recruitment.

Cost: $0
Date: (Select a date 2-months out)
Location: TBD