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What Will Grow from Your Employee Volunteer Program?

What Will Grow from Your Employee Volunteer Program? | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
At VolunteerMatch we’re always excited when one of our corporate partners ends up in the media for their employee volunteer efforts.
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3 Big Ideas for Building Service Learning Partnerships

Today’s post comes from Shane Williamson, Community Learning Specialist at HandsOn Battle Creek.
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It's A Volunteer Mentality.... Teaching With Social Media | Social Media Today

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Eleventh Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement, Giving and Volunteerism, April 3-4, 2012 in NYC | 3BL Media

Eleventh Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement, Giving and Volunteerism, April 3-4, 2012 in NYC | 3BL Media | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
RT @3BLMedia: Save the date for #charities@work Best Practices Summit -Employee Engagement, Giving and Volunteerism, April 3-4 NYC, http://t.co/0IGF7wLv...
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Volunteering for Ocean Conservation | Volunteer Global

Volunteering for Ocean Conservation | Volunteer Global | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
When volunteering abroad, many people look for what will be a unique experience allowing them to assist where helping hands are needed and also to learn something. For some of you, the perfect fit might be volunteering ...
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Calls for Papers - Public Administration Theory Network

The official webpage of the Public Administration Theory Network and Administrative Theory & Praxis, a leading quarterly journal of critical, normative, and theoretical dialogue in public administration.
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Is There a Link Between Civic Health and Economic Resilience? Southern Arizona Nonprofits

Communities with a high level of civic engagement have lower unemployment woes.

 

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Helping Seniors Remain Independent in Southern Arizona

I wrote about the importance of helping seniors remain independent in an earlier post Arizona’s looming $99 billion crisis.
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Seniors helping seniors: Companion program is a low-cost way to keep elders independent

Ramiro is a 66-year-old veteran who lives on the Pascua Yaqui
Nation on Tucson's southwest side.
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Why Does Our Motive for Volunteering Affect the Benefit It Gives Us? - Science and Religion Today

Why Does Our Motive for Volunteering Affect the Benefit It Gives Us? - Science and Religion Today | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
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A Reflection on the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance

A Reflection on the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
This afternoon’s post comes from Amy Smith, President of HandsOn Network.
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The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering, part 1

The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering, part 1 | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Today’s post comes from Chris Jarvis, Co-Founder and Senior Consultant forRealizedWorth and appeared on Realizing Your Worth on September 6. This is the first of two parts.

Skills-based volunteering vs.
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The Tantalizing Potential of Employee Volunteering… That Isn’t Volunteering…

The Tantalizing Potential of Employee Volunteering… That Isn’t Volunteering… | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Today’s post comes from Bea Boccalandro, President of VeraWorks, frequent speaker on corporate community involvement and author of “The End of Employee Volunteering: A Necessary Step to Substantive Employee Engagement in the Community.
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Peace Corps at 50: Duluth woman was among the first volunteers | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Peace Corps at 50: Duluth woman was among the first volunteers | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
When the Peace Corps was created 50 years ago, Jan Karon was among the first volunteers who signed up to promote peace and understanding around the world. Current and former Peace Corps volunteers now number 200,000 and have visited 139 nations.
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Volunteer Your Way to the Top: The Power of Pro Bono | The Daily Muse

Volunteer Your Way to the Top: The Power of Pro Bono | The Daily Muse | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
By volunteering, you can help others, but you can also help your career—in a big way. Here’s how lending a hand to others can be helpful for you, too.
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Why I’m Not Going to Volunteer with Your Nonprofit

Why I’m Not Going to Volunteer with Your Nonprofit | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Last week I was catching up on the many blogs I follow, and I came across a great post on Jocelyn Harmon’s “Marketing for Nonprofits” blog.
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10 Ideas for Volunteering in Schools

10 Ideas for Volunteering in Schools | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Yesterday’s post talked about the importance of bringing volunteering into the classroom, and how service learning can help to show students the importance of service.
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Volunteer: Hank Verboomen, 84, Meals on Wheels - Chicago Sun-Times

Volunteer: Hank Verboomen, 84, Meals on Wheels - Chicago Sun-Times | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Volunteer: Hank Verboomen, 84, Meals on WheelsChicago Sun-TimesVolunteer Hank Verboomen packs food for Meals on Wheels on Sept. 13 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community kitchen in Naperville.
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Happy 50th Anniversary, Peace Corps!

Happy 50th Anniversary, Peace Corps! | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Life in the Peace Corps will not be easy. There will be no salary and allowances will be at a level sufficient only to maintain health and meet basic needs.
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Peace Corps: 50 Years of Global Impact

Peace Corps: 50 Years of Global Impact | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
On Sept. 22, 1961, Congress approved legislation creating the Peace Corps. This organization was born not of politics, but rather the enthusiasm and idealism of students responding to a speech by President John F.
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Where to volunteer? Site makes it easy

Where to volunteer? Site makes it easy | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it

Ugive.org began as a free web site that allowed high school students to find and sign up for volunteer opportunities at charities. Today, high school administrators in 22 states use it to encourage their students to volunteer.
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One Day of Caring – 5,000 Volunteers - Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

One Day of Caring – 5,000 Volunteers - Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
The Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog tells the stories of Microsoft's Citizenship, corporate social responsibility and community efforts to help provide access to technology, strengthen economies, address societal challenges.
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Partnering for Impact: The Pro’s of the 2011 Nonprofit Management Institute

Partnering for Impact: The Pro’s of the 2011 Nonprofit Management Institute | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
In today’s struggling economy, nonprofits are dealing with dramatically increased demand for their services. At the same time, however, we are seeing a significant drop in available resources.
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California Libraries Provide a Great Example of Volunteer Engagement

California Libraries Provide a Great Example of Volunteer Engagement | Today in Volunteering | Scoop.it
Photo provided by California Library Literacy Services, a statewide program of the California State Library Over the past few years, California Public Libraries have become a an inspiration to nonprofit volunteer managers with the success of their...
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