Monthly Archives: September 2013

Survival Skills in Volunteer(Vacation)land

This year has marked a lot of firsts for me: my first time writing a blog post (yes, I admit it), my first time attending the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, and my first time managing a volunteer program. … Continue reading

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Professional Certification Matters

In recent decades, more and more professional fields have developed internal standards for performance, professional ethics, and continuous learning (professional development), and have created criteria for certifying and recognizing those in the profession who demonstrate both knowledge and practice of … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Impact

Here at Reimagining Service, a national multi-sector coalition dedicated to increasing the impact of volunteers, we are thrilled to find out about a compelling source of data that clearly links volunteerism to nonprofit effectiveness. This, of course, has huge impact … Continue reading

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