On September 28, 2012 Repair the World hosted a conference call with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to provide an overview of the 2013 Senior Corps RSVP grant competition. The winners of these competitive grants were announced last week.
On February 6, 2013, four of the top civic organizations in the United States released the Millennials Civic Health Index which looks comprehensively at they ways young Americans, between the ages of 18 and 29, are civically engaged. The study, jointly conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, Harvard University’s Institute of Politics and Mobilize.org, challenges many preconceived notions about the young generation.
Making Free Help Work: How to create a volunteer screening process to better match people with your projects
Andrea Coron Richardson explains the benefits of developing an effective volunteer screening process, in order to best use volunteer resources.
Repair the World recently conducted a volunteering survey entitled “The State of Volunteering in North American Jewish Organizations” and offers a preliminary breakdown of organizations that responded.
Funding short-term volunteers may seem like a waste of money, but perhaps there is more return on investment than meets the eye.