5 Clutch strategies for recruiting AmeriCorps alums as volunteers

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AmeriCorps alums are an incredible resource as you grow your volunteer program. They are experienced volunteers, dedicated change agents, and creative problem solvers. You can and should be recruiting them as volunteers - here''s how

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a.

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Disclaimer Wednesday, March 16, 2011 How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man posted by Michael Soto , 2nd Year Fellow – Public Allies Arizona / Arizona Citizens for the Arts Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to serve my country. Then, one lucky day, a friend told me about Public Allies, and I realized that I could serve my country — through AmeriCorps. A few months ago, I was shopping at the local grocery market, wearing my AmeriCorps sweatshirt.

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Fighting for a cause

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I was in Alaska for the summer as an AmeriCorps Summer Crew Leader. how to start a nonprofit Dick Erwin AmeriCorps posted by. Dick Erwin. I recently completed a nonprofit internship, and it was a very difficult and challenging experience.

Meet AmeriCorps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ben Sheldon 's tweet about picking up some postcards for the new Americorp web site peaked my curiosity. Luckily, Cheryl left me a comment pointing me to the Meet AmeriCorps site. Ben's Flickr Stream.

Finding Pride in American Service

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Not every country exports volunteers in the way our country does — the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Cross Cultural Solutions, Atlas Corps, Global Leadership Adventures. youth Dianna Schwartz impact Public Allies volunteering AmeriCorpsposted by.

Comfort vs. Action: The Internal Debate

ASU Lodestar Center

AmeriCorps Coordinator. Tan is a Coordinator in ASU’s University Service Learning department, specializing in community partnerships and AmeriCorps programming. How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man" by Michael Soto. posted by. Laura E.

Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

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posted by Annie Bello Graduate Public Allies Arizona I quickly realized that Public Allies was no cop out when we were sworn in as AmeriCorps members. I am an AmeriCorps member, and I will get things done. I will carry this commitment with me this year and beyond I am an AmeriCorps member, and I will get things done.

What We’re Reading

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Cats can save AmeriCorps Nonprofit with Balls: AmeriCorps and other national service programs at risk of getting cut by the new administration. How did Nonprofit with Balls lay out the case for why AmeriCorps funding should be protected, and convince readers to call their legislators? With photos of cats. Lots and lots of cute, fluffy […]. The post What We’re Reading appeared first on The See3 Blog. fundraising tech

How can nonprofit organizations improve accountability to the populations they serve?

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Natalia Winberry completed her undergraduate studies at Beloit College in 2007 and started her career in 2008 as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Phoenix, Arizona. posted by Natalia Winberry Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Elsbeth Pollack

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Elsbeth Pollack is a Program Manager for Public Allies Arizona (PAAZ) , an AmeriCorps program that engages service-minded young individuals in 10-months of paid leadership training, apprenticeships, and service opportunities in collaboration with local nonprofit partner organizations.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Kelcie Tacchi is serving as an AmeriCorps Knowledge Management VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) at Wyman Center. Note From Beth: Many of us don’t value taking the time for intentional learning within our organizations.

Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.

More tech for Pittsburgh's nonprofits through volunteers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

AFP Blog

More tech for Pittsburgh's nonprofits through volunteers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette : That's why Hands on Tech -- a program developed through a partnership of the volunteer organization Hands on Network, AmeriCorps VISTA and Google -- is working to help connect technology experts with organizations that need them most

The Neuroscience of Purpose: Recharging in the Nonprofit World

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man" by Michael Soto. posted by. Peter Bonanno, M.Ed. Information Volunteer. for State Expansion. MindUp Program The Hawn Foundation. Paula couldn’t figure out why things had stopped running smoothly.

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Use Case: The Community-Driven Social Impact game for Community Media Centers

Amy Sample Ward

I am part of the Digital Arts Service Corps, which is an initiative of the Transmission Project that pairs tech-savvy AmeriCorps Vistas with organizations dedicated to supporting community media and technology.

Nonprofit Management 101 Giveaway: One More Week to Enter!

Tech Soup Blog

Ryan Bancroft , AmeriCorps volunteer at the OMNI Center for Peace, Justice, and Ecology discusses the importance of incorporating social media into a broader, scalable communications strategy. You have just one more week to enter our Nonprofit Management 101 giveaway.

National Conference on Volunteering and Service: Tech Corps Will Boost Sector's Use of Technology

AFP Blog

HandsOn Tech Corps will activate 24 AmeriCorps VISTA members in communities across the country who will be provided with an in-depth technical education program and will then use that knowledge to build robust, long-term relationships with select nonprofits and local community members to help them implement technology tools that support their missions

Understanding and Improving Email Deliverability

Idealware

Thanks as well as to the following nonprofit technology professionals who provided recommendations, advice and other help : Colin Pizarek, Former Idealware Americorp VISTA. PublishDate: January 2012. Author: Colin Pizarek and Chris Bernard. Neither “snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” might stay the U.S. Post Office’s couriers from delivering the mail entrusted to them, but it’s a cold fact of the digital world that email has no such steadfast guardians.

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Is Cause Marketing Real Advocacy or Consumer Apathy at its Finest?

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Audra Buras is currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member in Los Angeles, California. posted by Audra Buras , Grants and Outreach Specialist, Program for Torture Victims.

Webinar: Welcome Messages That Work

Frogloop

She has also recently served a term with AmeriCorps, leading a team of environmental education volunteers. Are you getting the most out of your new email subscribers? Are your open and click rates suffering, and you can't figure out why? Learn how you can make your new subscribers feel right at home!

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: American Humanics: An Elite Group

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

Who's Behind That Voice on the Phone: Meet TechSoup Client Services

Tech Soup Blog

Gina Frassetto is one of a number of people at TechSoup who have come to us from AmeriCorps or the Peace Corp. As an AmeriCorps volunteer, she ran environmental stewardship programs for schoolchildren at Bear Brook State Park in New Hampshire.

Paying Volunteers A Stipend: Does It Work?

ASU Lodestar Center

Volunteers received stipend support from several sources, including federal AmeriCorps programs, private foundations and school districts. posted by. Carlton Yoshioka, Ph.D. Professor and Director. of Academic Programs. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Creating, Building, and Sustaining.

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o.

Learning in the White Space: 5 Unintended Lessons from a Marketing Class

NTEN

She got pulled into #nptech as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Teaming for Technology 12 years ago, and has been asking "So what?" By Lindsay Bealko, Principal, Toolkit Consulting. A couple of weeks ago, I stepped into my first marketing class excited to learn and meet some new people in my still-smells-like-new home base in New Jersey. There were four women already in the room, each sitting at their own table.

Nonprofit leadership has gone by the wayside — How to create a future of strong, capable leaders

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Click here to read "How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man" — a post from young leader Michael Soto about his experiences with ASU Lodestar's Public Allies Arizona program. posted by. Robert F. Long, Ph.D. Senior Fellow. ASU Lodestar Center.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Myths about Women as.

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Making Philanthropy a Lifestyle, 365.

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! Disclaimer Tuesday, April 5, 2011 Making Philanthropy a Lifestyle, 365 Days a Year posted by Kayla L.

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Keeping the Volunteering Torch Lit

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks?

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! Disclaimer Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks? posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving?

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! Disclaimer Friday, April 1, 2011 Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving? posted by Stephanie La Loggia, M.A.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: The Future is You: Philanthropy in the.

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o.

December 2010 Community Builder’s Chat Wrap-up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

Job announcements are permitted only for positions at AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, and Senior Corps programs; at state commissions; with training and technical assistance providers; and at the Corporation. In this month’s chat,we had some good discussion around social media guildines and online community moderation.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: How to Start a Nonprofit Organization.

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Social Media is all.

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! Disclaimer Friday, May 27, 2011 Research Friday: Social Media is all around us - How do we embrace the trend?

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Fear not, nonprofit professionals!

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! Disclaimer Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Fear not, nonprofit professionals!

Senator Hillary Clinton at the Service Nation Summit!

Have Fun - Do Good

In 1993, President Clinton formalized national service, like Kennedy did with the Peace Corps, and created AmeriCorps. " A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle." -- James Keller Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) was one of the final speakers today at the Service Nation Summit.

Dashboards: Track Your Organizational Progress

NTEN

When I started at NTEN back in 2006 as an AmeriCorps Volunteer, my first task was to sort through a pile of returned mail and fix bad addresses. Karl Hedstrom, NTEN. In the interest of full disclosure, let me start by saying that I've always loved numbers. Manipulating data and translating numbers into something others can understand gives me a nerdy sense of joy. It works out well, then, that one of my tasks each week at NTEN is the maintenance of our Organizational Dashboard.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Lost Your Tax-Exemption? What Next ?

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How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a better man Research Friday: "Is Religious Giving Increasing o. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! Disclaimer Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Lost Your Tax-Exemption?

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Anne Kotleba, Part 2

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to a new ASU Lodestar Center Blog series, “Get to Know the Lodestar Center!” We’d like to provide our readers with a peek into what we do each day to accomplish our mission by introducing members of the faculty and staff via short interviews and conversations.