Category Archives: Leadership

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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What does leadership have to do with volunteerism?

So often we think of volunteering as administrative support or hands-on unskilled work. We ignore at our peril the importance of leadership in volunteer programs. Leadership as hierarchy. In the old days (and in some existing structures) leadership is a … Continue reading

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“Every Day You’re Making History”

by Lauren Ellmers Those were the words spoken by Bill Basl, director of AmeriCorps at the 16th Annual Maine AmeriCorps member conference. As an attendee and member of the planning committee, I was able to experience the ins and outs, … Continue reading

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Lisa Laflin of New Vineyard Honored with Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award

The Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteerism Excellence in Volunteer Administration category recognizes excellence in leadership of volunteers and administration of a volunteer program by a salaried or non-salaried professional who works with volunteers to provide service to others. Lisa … Continue reading

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Administrator Tips for Leading Staff in Service-Learning

by Laura Rog As a district and regional service-learning coordinator prior to joining generationOn, I frequently worked with teams to create a culture of service within schools and school districts across New York State. Administrative support was often the cornerstone … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Volunteer Leaders

by Anne Schink Is the term ‘volunteer leader’ a contradiction in terms? Is your view of volunteers someone who ‘just does what needs to be done?’ Or is a leader a board member? For the group of participants in a … Continue reading

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