Monthly Archives: August 2012

Small Volunteer Projects for JRP

I need to have an audio file transcribed. The recording is 1 hour and 15 minutes long, so it will take about 2.5 hours to transcribe. Does anyone have free time to work on that project in the next week … Continue reading

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Give To Charity Each Time You Search Online

Goodsearch (www.goodsearch.com) is a search engine that gives about 1₵ to charity each time you search! Using Yahoo technology, Goodsearch pays nonprofits with ad proceeds, but using Goodsearch doesn’t cost the user anything. You can also shop through Goodsearch, with … Continue reading

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A Perfect Partnership with Villa Esperanza

Check Villa Esperanza’s most recent newsletter (http://www.villaesperanzaservices.org/pdf/VillaVoiceSummer2012.pdf) with an article on 2 of the JRP volunteers who have been placed with them (on page 5). Villa has had 5 volunteers from JRP evaluating programs, upgrading IT systems and advising on … Continue reading

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Executive Directors Leadership Institute

Executive Service Corps (www.escsc.org) presents this 12-month program that includes classroom and coaching components. If you’re an ED that wants to be a stronger leader, more strategic thinker and inspirational leader, contact Program Director Janet McIntyre at 213-613-9103 x16 or … Continue reading

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Muir Ranch Clip on CBS Los Angeles

News clip about the great work going on a Muir High School: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/video/7561040-students-in-pasadena-grow-and-sell-fresh-produce/

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New JRP Project: Legal Counsel for NATHA

Thanks to retired lawyer Alan, who will provide legal counsel to NATHA (www.natha.org) on a couple of contracts they have pending. Another example of providing such high-quality volunteers to a small-but-mighty organization, who couldn’t afford to pay a lawyer for … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Volunteers

Virtual volunteering is on the rise, not surprising considering the amazing technology available to connect people around the world. JRP has a couple of virtual volunteers from the US, but not abroad. Recently an Indian-American volunteer asked if we could … Continue reading

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