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Israeli Non-Profit Advocates for Refugee Status Process in Israel

Posted on September 2, 2010

Mollie Gerver has written an article on the problem facing refugees in Israel.   Mollie was one of the PresenTense Global Fellows from the 2010 Summer Institute and her organization uses volunteers to take testimonials and teach English. Advocates for Asylum is one of the many organizations seeking skilled volunteers.  Check out her recent op Continue Reading »

ejewishphilanthropy.com post on boomer use of social media

Posted on August 31, 2010

Check out this post by ejewishphilanthropy.com on the increased usage by older adults  (50+) of social media. Although far fewer over 50 are using social media than the younger generations, the rate of increase is staggering.  The article highlights that: Between April 2009 and May 2010, social networking use among internet users ages 50-64 grew Continue Reading »

Boomer Volunteer Engagement – Cultivation and Motivation

Posted on August 30, 2010

In a recent post, I shared the research cited by Daniel Pink on what motivates people, what Pink calls, “the purpose motivation.”  This research aligns well with the work done by Jill Friedman Fixler and Sandie Eichberg, authors of the book, “Boomer Volunteer Engagement:  Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow.”  Friedman-Fixler and Eichberg are Boomers themselves who, Continue Reading »

Boomer Volunteer Research

Posted on August 19, 2010

Check out this eJewishphilanthropy.com post on Professor David Elcott’s recently released study on Jewish Baby Boomers.  As mentioned in the post and in the report’s forward by Steven M. Cohen, the boomer generation poses both a challenge and an opportunity to Jewish communal life.  Skilled Volunteers for Israel represents one step in engaging this talented Continue Reading »

Motivation – fascinating research and a fun way to present it

Posted on August 18, 2010

Check out this presentation from Daniel Pink associated with motivation.  When someone asks, “why volunteer? this research gets at the intrinsic reasons that motivate us to do things for rewards that connect to our passion for personal meaning and not just for dollars and cents.  Pink shares that people are motivated by, “The desire to Continue Reading »

Volunteers are…

Posted on July 30, 2010

Think about this statement…. Volunteers are not a program… they are a business decision. Volunteer engagement is the #1 organizational strategy for the new economy.   metro volunteers: denver colorado       www.metrovolunteers.org

EJewishphilanthropy.com writes about Skilled Volunteers for Israel

Posted on July 28, 2010

Check out this article on Skilled Volunteers for Israel. http://ejewishphilanthropy.com/meet-the-future-today-skilled-volunteers-for-israel/ Interested in volunteering?  Start out by visiting our website and filling out the questionnaire at:  https://skillvolunteerisrael.org/do-you-want-to-volunteer/

We are…

Posted on July 20, 2010



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