Tag Archives: volunteerism

Creating a Thought Partnership

Friends in Deed, one of Pasadena’s truly historic nonprofits, began back in 1894.  Their goal is to help alleviate the effects of poverty in the Pasadena community by providing clients with food, shelter in inclement weather, and a safe place … Continue reading

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Jericho Road Pasadena 5th Anniversary

Jericho Road Pasadena will celebrate its 5th anniversary on Sat., May 16 at the Old Mill. All volunteers will received the tshirt shown in this picture. If you have not yet RSVPed, please reply to volunteer Lee at lee.brainerd@gmail.com. Many thanks … Continue reading

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The 3 Rs of Volunteer Management

Imagine having not only the financial resources to carry out your mission, but a dedicated team with the desire and skill to help you succeed. An engaged volunteer base is essential to your success, but knowing how to create theright jobs for them, and connect with … Continue reading

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Volunteers Live Longer and Happier Lives

I saw an interesting presentation a couple of weeks ago by Dr. Leslie Martin, co-author of The Longevity Project (http://www.howardsfriedman.com/longevityproject). Helping others, feeling challenged in work you enjoy, being organized, and having a good social network are 4 of the … Continue reading

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Project Management

I just met with a great new volunteer project manager, so if any local nonprofits need a person to coordinate any kind of project, contact the JRP Site Director at 626-319-6466 or mgoodyear@jerichoroadproject.org.

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Volunteer Managers’ Roundtable is Next Friday

JRP and Flintridge Center (flintridge.org) are organizing a Volunteer Managers’ Roundtable on Friday, June 15, 9 – 11 am at the Flintridge Retreat Center. This will be an informal gathering of any nonprofit staff who work with volunteers to find … Continue reading

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20-Something Volunteers

In the past couple of months, I’ve talked to numerous people in their 20s who want to volunteer because it’s so hard to get a “real” job. Through volunteering, they want to gain professional experience, increase their professional network, and … Continue reading

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