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Lodestar offering Best Skills in Nonprofit Management certificate in Tucson

| March 28, 2016

ASU Lodestar is again offering nonprofit management courses in Tucson beginning April 1st. The courses are part of a Best Skills in Nonprofit Management certificate and include courses focused on volunteer management, social media, and governance. Courses will be held roughly once a month April through October at Habitat for Humanity on Friday mornings. Click here for […]

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Have You Signed up for a Volunteer Project Yet?

Have You Signed up for a Volunteer Project Yet?

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grab a project that inspires you today! The Days of Caring project is in the volunteer recruitment phase. The Tucson community’s largest volunteer event will be held on October 22 and October 25 this year, and volunteers are needed for the nearly 200 projects submitted by nonprofits across the valley. This is the perfect opportunity for […]

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Days of Caring 2014 Going for Impact

Days of Caring 2014 Going for Impact

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tucson’s largest volunteer effort is gearing up for October event Days of Caring is a huge undertaking. Each year every nonprofit, day care, and school in Southern Arizona is invited to submit a project— painting, landscaping, reading to kids, you name it, to the United Way. And each year the United Way gathers thousands of volunteers, […]

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Volunteer Manager Voices Needed

Volunteer Manager Voices Needed

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Research on public service motivation is rare, here is your chance to contribute Current information backed by research is hard enough to come by in the volunteer management field, but Dr. Nevbahar Ertas from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is trying to make a difference. He is inviting volunteer managers to participate in a […]

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Speakers and Presenters Needed Arizona Summit on Volunteerism

Speakers and Presenters Needed Arizona Summit on Volunteerism

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Requests for proposals open for December event The Arizona Summit on Volunteerism and Service-Learning is accepting proposals from presenters for workshops, exhibits, and community showcase projects. This 2-day annual event is the largest to focus solely on volunteerism and service learning in Arizona. Participants include a wide range of volunteer leaders and community organizations. Workshops are about hands-on […]

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The Value of Your Volunteers Just Went Up

The Value of Your Volunteers Just Went Up

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Independent Sector’s annual valuation increases to $22.55 per hour The estimated value of volunteer time increased by 41 cents in 2013 in a report out just in time for volunteer week. The Independent Sector (IS) figures are widely used as a state-by-state valuation for recognizing volunteer service as well as applications for grants, if the organization […]

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Nominations Open for the 13th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

Nominations Open for the 13th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Awards are high honors for individuals and groups Nominations are now open for the prestigious Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. Individual award categories include Lifetime Achievement, National Service, and awards for adult and youth. Groups are also eligible, with categories for small and large organizations and youth groups. Anyone can nominate their favorite volunteer, or business […]

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Reid Park Bash Celebrates Volunteerism

Reid Park Bash Celebrates Volunteerism

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Free event celebrates volunteerism in Tucson Enjoy live music, prizes, food trucks, and more at the Seize the Day, Impact the Future event on October 5 at the Reid Park Bandshell. This free event celebrates the spirit of volunteerism in the community and features local nonprofits and their efforts. Nonprofits can participate as exhibitors for […]

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Days of Caring Project Submission Now Open

Days of Caring Project Submission Now Open

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nonprofits can now submit their projects for the October event The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has opened the 2013 Days of Caring website. The Days of Caring event, which pairs thousands of community volunteers with local nonprofits and schools, is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, and Saturday, October 26, 2013. This annual event is […]

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Call for Proposals Open for 2013 Arizona Summit on Volunteerism and Service-Learning

Call for Proposals Open for 2013 Arizona Summit on Volunteerism and Service-Learning

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Arizona Summit is scheduled for December 6 and 7 at the Arizona State University in Glendale. The annual call for presenters is now open at azsummit.org. Event attendance has been growing each year. Programs are geared for Arizona nonprofits, schools, service clubs, and community organizations. The event’s mission is to provide a forum […]

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