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Alternate/Previous Name: Volunteer Center of Greater Kalamazoo
Mailing Label: Volunteer Kalamazoo
3901 Emerald Dr, Ste A
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Mailing Address:
3901 Emerald Dr, Ste A
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Phone: 269-382-8350
FAX: 269-382-8362
Email: vckzoo@volunteerkalamazoo.org
Website(s): http://www.volunteerkalamazoo.org. 
Personnel: Carrie Vanderbush, Executive Director.
Hours: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm.
Goal: To improve our community by strengthening nonprofit organizations through effective volunteerism.
Services: Provide volunteer management consulting, training and technical resources to local nonprofit organizations; connect people with rewarding opportunities to volunteer, promote volunteerism; provide community-wide recognition programs, including the STAR Awards; VolunTEENS program (see Additional Information below.)
Area Served: Kalamazoo County.
Eligibility: Volunteers--12 years and older (if younger, under adult supervision).
Sources of support: United Way; private foundations; contributions.
Affiliation: HandsOn network, Volunteer Centers of Michigan
Nonprofit Status: 501c3 
Additional Info: VolunTEENS program provides an opportunity for youth, aged 10-17, to experience the benefits of volunteering, learn new skills, explore future careers, and make new friends at various Kalamazoo County non-profit agencies.
Source of Info: Email 05/2014 per Libby Ziemelis.