Monthly Archives: June 2011

Time Management Tools

By Penny Kern WWW.mindtools.com – what a great website. There’s a lot of information. The subject I was researching was time management. Setting goals, how to say NO, prioritizing were just a few of the things included in time management. … Continue reading

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Two-Way Streets

By Matt Robinson I’ve posted here before about the two-way street of community partnerships (http://volunteermaine.org/blog/community-partners-paving-a-two-way-street). In that post, I shared the observations of a group of teachers sharing why they appreciate service-learning. Near the top of everyone’s list was that … Continue reading

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The Importance of Volunteering: 4 Convincing Strategies

By Mariana Ashley For those who work as volunteer managers, we know that volunteering is its own reward. Still, it can be difficult to convince others to follow your same mindset, for whatever reason. And part of a manager’s job … Continue reading

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Remembering Trudy Hamilton

Trudy Sjostrom Hamilton, 42, of South Paris passed away on Wednesday June 8th. Trudy was a valued member of the Featured Blog team. You can read a collection of her posts here going back to 2008. Trudy Hamilton was a … Continue reading

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Recruiting Volunteers

By Katie Klein My name is Katie Klein and I’m currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA leader at MCCS. VISTA leaders have already served a VISTA term; I did mine at ITNAmerica in Portland. I use my knowledge of AmeriCorps … Continue reading

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