Tag: Volunteerism

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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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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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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Tu Nidito Looking for Compassionate Volunteers

Tu Nidito Looking for Compassionate Volunteers

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Volunteers are the heart of Tu Nidito Children and Family Services. We have more than 150 dedicated people who volunteer their time and we would love for you to join our team! We are currently in need of satellite (short term) and bilingual facilitators. Tu Nidito is hosting a new grief support group in South […]

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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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Report: Value Of Volunteer Time Up | The NonProfit Times

Report: Value Of Volunteer Time Up | The NonProfit Times

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The estimated average value of a volunteer hour was $22.14 in 2012, an increase of 35 cents, according to a new report from Independent Sector (IS). The Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group releases a dollar estimate of the value of volunteer hours every year as a way to acknowledge the work of volunteers across the country. […]

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NAMIWalks Tucson Needs Volunteers

NAMIWalks Tucson Needs Volunteers

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, needs volunteers to support their annual event, NAMI Walks. This important organization supports millions dealing with mental illness and their families. NAMI is also a voice of advocacy and a big source of resources to the community. Please join NAMI and volunteer some time on April 6, at […]

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Tohono Chul Park Annual Docent Training Begins in October

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Outstanding Volunteer Opportunity for Lovers of the Sonoran Desert It’s nearly time for the Docent Class training to begin again at Tohono Chul Park. Park Docents are those volunteers in the brown vests that mark them as the interpreters and teachers of the secrets of the desert. Docents roam the grounds looking for visitors to […]

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Reading Tutors Make a Significant Difference in Young Lives

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Volunteers needed for inter-generational tutoring/mentoring program in Tucson Tucson OASIS has an outstanding volunteer opportunity. It’s an opportunity to interact 1-on-1 with an at-risk child in grades K-5 and help them learn to read at their grade level – the most important and basic educational skill all children need. This volunteer opportunity is unique in that it pairs an […]

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