Nonprofit Agency MOU

engAGE Travis County responsibilities to your organization:

  • Work to interest potential volunteers in your agency’s needs, goals, and opportunities
  • Attract more people 50+ to connect and contribute to your organization
  • Advertise your volunteer positions through marketing support and targeted outreach
  • Support and provide expertise in strategies from the latest research and best practices to further your mission, increase your capacity, and manage an intergenerational volunteer network
  • Help train your staff in areas of volunteer recruitment, retention, recognition, and training
  • Provide training sessions (including Learning Lab) free of charge
  • Provide insurance, recognition and reimbursement of travel expenses to volunteers serving in eligible focus areas
  • Offer individualized follow-up and technical assistance
  • engAGE Travis County and your organization has the right to terminate a volunteer without cause, but engAGE Travis County will always consider the cause leading to termination
  • Renegotiate MOU every three years to maintain good standing with engAGE Travis County

Your organization’s responsibilities to engAGE Travis County:

  • Ensure that your agency is a public or nonprofit organization, or an eligible proprietary health care agency
  • Provide a designated volunteer supervisor or coordinator
  • Provide engAGE Travis County with volunteer job descriptions prior to placements (volunteers cannot replace salaried positions)
  • Provide orientation, on-the-job-training, and parking arrangements for volunteers
  • Provide any and all equipment necessary for volunteers to complete their daily assignments (engAGE Travis County will not provide equipment, tools, or supplies and will not be responsible for any expenses incurred)
  • Notify engAGE Travis County of personnel, address, or phone number changes
  • Provide verification for engAGE Travis County volunteer timesheets and roster reports, either by written, email or by phone verification
  • Provide engAGE Travis County staff with priority measure information when requested
  • Notify our office immediately in case of an accident or incident involving engAGE Travis County volunteers
  • Provide at state criminal history check for volunteers who, on a reoccurring basis, have access to children, persons aged 60 and older and/or individuals with disabilities