Added by TRAORE / KONE KTIENGYO NATHALIE on April 17, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments
As a Londoner, I could not help but notice all the volunteers around my city throughout the summer of 2012, especially the Team London Ambassadors, in their bright uniforms! It seemed to be a great experience for those who volunteered during the Olympic Games and it also made volunteering more visible in London, sparking people’s interest in giving their time to volunteer.
“We’d love to do this full…Continue
What do 155 experienced professionals, 49 countries, CARE USA, Miriam's Kitchen, Population Action International, and Points of Light have in common?
They are part of the Atlas Corps network. Find out how your organization can benefit from this unique capacity building opportunity on Tuesday, April 2, during the Atlas Corps Global Launch Event. Learn about our global fellowship and our special initiatives in Japan, Pakistan,…Continue
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Dear , Colleague !
Canadian researchers have announced that initial results from human
clinical trials of an HIV vaccine showed no adverse effects. The vaccine,
which was developed by researchers at the University of Western Ontario, is
the first preventative vaccine using a genetically modified killed whole
virus. The vaccine - called SAV001-H - was approved by…
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Atlas Corps Welcomes Class 9 to the United States*
Join us in Washington, DC, on June 7 to celebrate our growing network of 100+ Fellows from 35 countries! Since we welcomed our first Class of Fellows in 2007, we thank you for helping us to engage all these dynamic leaders. Now, let's get ready to welcome the next group of inspired leaders to the United States.
RSVP by Wednesday, June 6
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The cybervolunteers (Cibervoluntarios) are volunteers who help Cibervoluntarios Foundation (www.cibervoluntarios.org) to conduct its activities. They are volunteer staff who are passionate about new technologies, supportive, who offer part of their time and knowledge to teach other people how to use technology tools and applications in order to improve their lives. The Cibervoluntarios Foundation everyday helps the 1,500 cybervolunteers to carry…Continue
Greg Baldwin, founder of VolunteerMatch, opened his article "Is Volunteering Worth It? The Economics of Generosity" as published in the Huffington Post with the following:
"Yesterday, Independent Sector released its 2011 estimate for the value of an hour of volunteering -- $21.79. It is a number used widely in the field to estimate the scope and impact of…
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Last week I took part in the Service Innovation Summit (Madrid, March 28-30, 2012), which brought together more then 150 service leaders from the corporate, government, non-profit and community sectors mostly of Spain, the U.S., and other countries to look for areas of synergy and cross sector partnership in promoting volunteering. Summit was organized by Meridian International Center, the United States Embassy in Spain and the Rafael del Pino Foundation. For three days we talked about…Continue
Added by Dasha Nepochatova on April 3, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments
The Service Innovation Summit in Madrid was a great success, bringing together service leaders from across the United States and Spain to explore the possibilities and benefits of volunteering in both nations. Here we have some of the highlights of the Summit, as well as some of the press that the Summit has generated.
Added by Meridian International Center on April 2, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
This is an an awesome little article that features someone from a marginalized community getting involved! It is proof that anyone can be a volunteer and help to change the world through service!
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Added by John J. Paustino Mogga. J. on February 29, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments
A great little article I saw today:
"Girl guides and scouts across the globe including Pakistan would observe World Thinking Day on Wednesday (today) with a commitment to promote volunteerism and encourage…
Added by Kaitrin Morrison on February 22, 2012 at 1:51pm — No Comments
I propose to organize a march of all the countries of the volunteer
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The team carried out the following activities:
The first program that I have applied for (an open discussion about HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness) will be done on Thursday December the first.
The second program will be volunteering with at least fifty community members to clean the ditches. We clean for an hour every two weeks because the area is currently flooded due to the overgrowth of plants. This second event will take place on Sunday December the fourth. I have already asked several organizations to support the…Continue
Added by Johnny Soederman Kasdjo on November 30, 2011 at 7:19am — No Comments
I love this idea of promoting volunteerism in the Philippines. Read on
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