Opportunity Knocks Offers Free Volunteer Position Postings to Support ServiceNation's National Day of Action

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Opportunity Knocks, the national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community, has opened it's website to organizations in need of volunteers by allowing them to post their openings for free during the month of September to support the September 27 National Day of Action organized by ServiceNation.

True to our mission, enabling nonprofits to list volunteer positions at no charge demonstrates our commitment to lead and support efforts promoting a robust nonprofit workforce enabling organizations to complete their missions.

Opportunity Knocks, the national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community, has opened it's website to organizations in need of volunteers by allowing them to post their openings for free during the month of September to support the September 27 National Day of Action organized by ServiceNation.

Opportunity Knocks is a proud member of the Service Nation Organizing Committee. ServiceNation, a dynamic new coalition of 110 organizations dedicated to strengthening our democracy and solving problems through civic engagement and service, will organize a national Day of Action to engage tens of thousands of Americans in events across the country that will showcase the impact of service. The events will follow the ServiceNation Summit taking place in New York City September 11-12, which will kickoff with a primetime forum the evening of Sept. 11 featuring Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain discussing in depth their views on service and civic engagement in the post-9/11 world. To date, more than 1,000 Sept. 27 Day of Action events have been organized in 50 states. The public can sign up to host an event, or find events to attend, at http://events.servicenation.org.

"True to our mission, enabling nonprofits to list volunteer positions at no charge demonstrates our commitment to lead and support efforts promoting a robust nonprofit workforce enabling organizations to complete their missions." says Karen Beavor, President and CEO of Opportunity Knocks.

Nonprofits can enter a promotional code SERVICENATION upon checkout for a free Volunteer posting by logging into Opportunity Knocks at http://opportunityknocks.org/employerx/ or by contacting 888-OKNOCKS (888-656-6257). Free postings for unpaid Volunteer positions will remain active through 9/30/08. Organization must indicate a volunteer position in Job Title and Employment Type to qualify.

About Opportunity Knocks
Opportunity Knocks is the national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community. For Nonprofit professionals, http://www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the premier destination to find nonprofit jobs and access valuable resources for developing successful careers in the nonprofit community. For Employers, http://www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the best way to find qualified nonprofit candidates and receive valuable information that nonprofit organizations need when building successful recruitment, retention and human resource strategies.

Contact: Lynne Norton, Marketing Manager, Opportunity Knocks, 678-916-3066 or lnorton@opportunityknocks.org

The goal of ServiceNation http://www.servicenation.org, which currently includes 110 organizations who collectively reach some 100 million Americans, is to mobilize a grassroots movement that will inspire America's leaders to expand voluntary community and national service opportunities, target America's greatest societal challenges with proven service strategies, and promote voluntary service as a core ideal in our democracy. A full list of ServiceNation coalition members can be found at: http://www.bethechangeinc.org/servicenation/about_us/organizing.

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