Tag: Volunteerism

After 32 It’s all Downhill

After 32 It’s all Downhill

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Best Selling Book Shows Us How to Age Successfully Bestselling author Chris Crowley was in town for several events and a talk this week. He wrote the book (books really, there is a version for men and another for women) Younger Next Year. Turns out he’s a great speaker – gruff, funny, and very informative. […]

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Springtime is for Love, Blossoms and Volunteering

Springtime is for Love, Blossoms and Volunteering

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s springtime and we’re hoping for a gorgeous wildflower season in Southern Arizona. It’s time to breathe deeply and relish early morning bike rides or walks and  balmy afternoon breezes. Springtime is new energy. Springtime is a great time to commit to some new community engagement, to find volunteer opportunities that mean something. Volunteering is […]

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Recognize Your Volunteers With Presidential Awards

Recognize Your Volunteers With Presidential Awards

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Organizations have the opportunity to recognize their volunteers with pins and certificates from the White House through the President’s Volunteer Service Award Program. It’s a great way to add a special national recognition at a very nominal cost. There are 4 levels of service recognition, Bronze, Silver, and Gold, all are available for kids, teens, […]

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Hasbro Community Action Hero Award Recognizes Young Volunteers

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Hasbro Community Action Hero award recognizes outstanding young volunteers who show that you are never too young to make a difference in your local or global community. From diverse backgrounds across the nation, Hasbro Community Action Heroes demonstrate extraordinary commitment to service in their local and/or global communities. Hasbro Children’s Fund and generationOn will […]

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Character Building Inspires Volunteer Service in Youth

Character Building Inspires Volunteer Service in Youth

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

A just-released survey highlights the importance of character education in connecting youth with their community, which also results in an increased participation in frequent volunteerism in the community. The survey, by Scholastic Media and the HandsOn Network, polled over 1000 parents, teachers, and kids through teens on the importance of character building for success and […]

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Crisis Intervention Volunteers Sought

Crisis Intervention Volunteers Sought

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Pima County Attorney’s Office is looking for volunteers for their Crisis Intervention team. Some of these volunteers respond to scenes of crisis, often crime and accident scenes, where they help victims cope with emotional trauma. Other volunteers work within the court system with victims and families and act as guides and advocates during the […]

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SAVMA Monthly Meeting to be Day of Service

SAVMA Monthly Meeting to be Day of Service

| January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm Where: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, 4300 E. Broadway Cost: Free What: Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. through a day of Service SAVMA (Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association) members will be painting Ben’s Bells kindness ceramics at their regular monthly January meeting in honor of Day […]

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Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Celebrate MLK Day with Service

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Celebrate MLK Day with Service

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: Monday, January 16, 2012; 11am to 2pm Where: Peter Howell Elementary School 401 North Irving Avenue Cost: Free What: Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. through a day of Service On January 16, 2012 the community will come together for a day of service to pay tribute to the teachings of Dr. King during a […]

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Volunteer Southern Arizona Announces Winning Volunteers

Volunteer Southern Arizona Announces Winning Volunteers

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Volunteer Southern Arizona has released the names of this year’s winners who will be recognized for their outstanding volunteer service at the Celebration of Service award ceremony on November 17. Local volunteers and volunteer managers, including nonprofit board members and corporate volunteer programs, were submitted as candidates in various categories over the past several months. The winners […]

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Happy International Volunteer Managers Day

Happy International Volunteer Managers Day

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Volunteer Coordinators are pretty good company to keep. They tend to be passionate about causes and their work is entirely people-based, so they tend to be chatty and amiable and in the middle of all kinds of cool events. I know of one actual “job” managing a volunteer program in Tucson. And by that I […]

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