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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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Oral Health Grant Application Open

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Community Grant application from Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is now open. The grant supports programs that advance oral health, increase access, and promote collaboration. Grant workshops will be offered during the summer, all applications are due September 4, 2014. Applicants must be 501(c)(3) agencies. For more information and workshop dates see the […]

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Friends of Pima County Library book sale this weekend

Friends of Pima County Library book sale this weekend

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite organizations is having a fund raising sale this weekend. I hope you’ll find time to visit and support them. The Friends of the Pima County Library raise a lot of money that goes directly into programming and services support in our libraries. Everyone, young and old, benefits from these programs and […]

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Two cars to be given to Tucsonans in need

Two cars to be given to Tucsonans in need

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local companies team up to donate late-model cars as a part of their community service programs Caliber Collision and GEICO are giving away two refurbished cars again this year. Your nomination of someone or a family that really needs one is due by May 15. A lack of reliable transportation can be a real obstacle […]

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Discount flower purchases with a bonus for a good cause

Discount flower purchases with a bonus for a good cause

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just mention the Erik Hite Foundation for a 10% discount just in time for Mother’s Day Flowers For You / Campbell Floral is offering a 10% discount on flowers purchased during the month of May to customers who name-drop the Erik Hite Foundation when making a purchase. Flowers For You is one of many business supporters of […]

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Faith Communities Gather to Host Mental Illness Conference

Faith Communities Gather to Host Mental Illness Conference

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Daylong conference focuses on faith, mental illness Interfaith Community Services will present a unique, daylong conference at the end of this month on the powerful intersection of faith and mental illness. Funded by the David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation and the Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, “Faith Communities & Mental Illness: Mind, Body, Spirit […]

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One Soda Per Day Raises Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

One Soda Per Day Raises Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

See on Scoop.it – Successful Aging: Healthy, Vibrant, Engaged, Independent Here’s yet another reason for giving up soda: A new study out today suggests that just one 12 ounce serving of a sugar-sweetened beverage can raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 22 percent. Since most research on the evils of […]

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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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Tohono Chul Park Seeks a Volunteer Services Coordinator

Tohono Chul Park Seeks a Volunteer Services Coordinator

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

It might be the best volunteer-coordinator type job in Tucson. At least as far as working in one of the most beautiful garden settings in Arizona. If you are a rock star with volunteers, toss your hat in the ring. Here is the Position Announcement.  

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