Monthly Archives: July 2011

SERVICE LEARNING:MAKING A DIFFERENCE

By Cathy Fox As a classroom teacher, attending the KIDS Consortium Service Learning Summer Institute workshop, I was amazed at how the statistics supported exactly what I have been seeing in the classroom. I had a student who was difficult … Continue reading

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Recruiting pro bono and highly skilled volunteers

By Anne B. Schink Watch your local Time Warner cable channel for a new public service announcement about pro bono and skilled volunteers. Get a sneak peak on VolunteerMaine.org. As a volunteer manager, you have probably had experience with people … Continue reading

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DISASTER WITHIN A DISASTER

Eileen Reilly Buzzello Most of us are aware of the flooding problems experienced this spring in our neighboring states of Vermont and Massachusetts. Our own Maine VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Assisting in Disaster) has been part of a team in Vermont … Continue reading

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