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Building a Successful Volunteer Culture: Finding Meaning in Service in the Jewish Community
By Brand: Jewish Lights Publishing
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
A step-by-step guide to cultivating volunteers who thrive within the Jewish community.''We can never forget that volunteering is a two-way street. Volunteers must be motivated, but volunteer organizations also need to maximize volunteer satisfaction. Blaming one or the other for the failures prevalent today in the world of Jewish volunteering helps no one. The search is for a win-win strategy.''―from the IntroductionCultivating successful volunteers in the twenty-first century is increasingly


From Passion to Objectivity: International and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Service-Learning Research (Hc) (Advances in Service-Learning Research)
By Information Age Publishing
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
This volume is the seventh in the Advances in Service-Learning Research series, and presents a collection of papers selected from those presented at the Sixth International Service-learning Research, hosted by Portland State University in Portland, Oregon in October 2006. The theme of the conference, which is also the title of this volume, was ''From Passion to Objectivity: International and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Service- Learning Research.'' This theme was selected to showcase


How You Can Help: An Easy Guide to Doing Good Deeds in Your Everyday Life
By Routledge
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company..


If Not Me, Then Who?: How You Can Help with Poverty, Economic Opportunity, Education, Healthcare, Environment, Racial Justice, and Peace ISS
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ean: 9781936236121, isbn: 9781936236121,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
President Jimmy Carter Few people in America have had such a wide range of exciting experiences as Cabell Brand. He used his experiences as an accomplished business leader to form a remarkable partnership between governments at all levels and his own local community. This brief but profound text will prove beneficial to all young people who wish to follow in his footsteps in strengthening American society in areas of their own individual interest and competence. US Senator Mark Warner - Former


Serving Productive Time: Stories, Poems, and Tips to Inspire Positive Change from Inmates, Prison Staff, and Volunteers
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Are you or have you ever been incarcerated? Do you have a loved one in jail or prison? Do you work or volunteer at a correctional facility? Have you ever been the victim of a crime? Do you understand that we all share the responsibility of helping others―no matter who they are, where they live, or what they have done? If so, you understand that incarceration affects everyone and that only through positive change can people begin to heal and grow. In Serving Productive Time, you'll read about


Stand by Me: The Risks and Rewards of Mentoring Today’s Youth (The Family and Public Policy)
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ean: 9780674016118, isbn: 0674016114,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
A child at loose ends needs help, and someone steps in--a Big Brother, a Big Sister, a mentor from the growing ranks of volunteers offering their time and guidance to more than two million American adolescents. Does it help? How effective are mentoring programs, and how do they work? Are there pitfalls, and if so, what are they? Such questions, ever more pressing as youth mentoring initiatives expand their reach at a breakneck pace, have occupied Jean Rhodes for more than a decade. In this


Gather the Fruit One by One: 50 Years of Amazing Peace Corps Stories: Volume Two: The Americas (Peace Corps at 50)
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Take some Inca, Aztec, Maya, and Moche, mix in Spanish, French, English, Dutch and Danish, stir it to the rhythmic beat of Africa and what do you get? A zesty brew, expressed in a callaloo soup of language, food, music, and religion. So much passion, so much sorrow. What seems familiar in the Americas often is not. For Peace Corps Volunteers, there is nothing to do but learn the language, roll up their sleeves, and get busy working alongside strangers who steal their hearts away. These stories


The Diaries of the Maryknoll Sisters in Hong Kong, 1921-1966
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This book is a documentary survey of Hong Kong history, from the 1920s to the mid-1960s, from the perspective of the Maryknoll Sisters, as recorded in their diaries written during that period. A priceless collection of first-hand materials on the social history of Hong Kong, it also serves as a companion volume to the author's The Maryknoll Sisters in Hong Kong, 1921-1969 (Palgrave, 2004).Used Book in Good Condition.


Good Guy Handbook: Comfort the Afflicted...Afflict the Comfortable
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The Good Guy Handbook is about volunteerism. It begins as an invitation for the reader to become involved in some not for profit activity. It identifies numerous causes like feeding the needy, helping at-risk youth, protecting the environment, prison ministry, youth sports, etc. The book then describes what you can do individually or by hooking up with established organizations. The last section of the book gives specific ideas on how to improve a person's not for profit skills. Tips are given


Five Fingers
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Dr. Tom Kim, a physician specializing in Internal Medicine and Hematology-Oncology, is originally from North Korea. He managed to escape with part of his family during the Korean War at the age of six. His family eventually moved to the United States, and in 1979 Dr. Kim settled in Knoxville, Tennessee with his goal of ''repaying his debt to America for the gift of a new life.'' Dr. Kim was raised in a strong Christian environment, where he was taught to follow the example of Christ and become


The Unheard Voices: Community Organizations and Service Learning
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Service learning has become an institutionalized practice in higher education. Students are sent out to disadvantaged communities to paint, tutor, feed, and help organize communities. But while the students gain from their experiences, the contributors to The Unheard Voices ask, ''Does the community?''This volume explores the impact of service learning on a community, and considers the unequal relationship between the community and the academy. Using eye-opening interviews with


Why the Wealthy Give
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Through a series of candid personal interviews with nearly one hundred donors, Why the Wealthy Give offers an in-depth look at the world of elite philanthropy. Francie Ostrower focuses on the New York City area, with its high concentration of affluent donors, to explore both the motivations of individual donors and the significance of philanthropy for the culture and organization of elite groups. In so doing, she offers an account of why the wealthy give that also provides insight into the


The Perfect Gift: The Philanthropic Imagination in Poetry and Prose
By Indiana University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780253215420, isbn: 0253215420,

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This volume aims at cultivating and enlightening our philanthropic imagination. It addresses us all as present and future philanthropists, as human beings who give, serve, and seek to promote the well being of others. It suggests that we are continually confronted with choices about giving, and offers a collection of writings intended to help us reflect more seriously on these choices, and to make philanthropic acts, when they are undertaken, more meaningful. The readings contained in The


Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport: The Ultimate Volunteer Handbook
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Democracy is not a spectator sport! Learn how to get in the game with this comprehensive collection of more than two hundred community service opportunities and experiences. More than a simple resource guide, this unique handbook includes interviews, anecdotes, and commentary from the top folks in nonprofit and service fields and ties together the strands of volunteering, community service, and civic engagement. Whether you have a specific cause in mind or are looking for volunteer work to beef


The Insider's Guide to the Peace Corps: What to Know Before You Go
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So, you want to join the Peace Corps . . .  If you are interested in joining the Peace Corps, you probably have questions that run the gamut from ''What is the application process like?'' to ''Is the Peace Corps effective as a development agency?'' In this updated second edition, former Peace Corps volunteer Dillon Banerjee shares candid facts and insights about the experience in a practical question-and-answer format. With input from recently returned volunteers who served across the globe,


The Moon in the Banyan Tree
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
I have walked through these streets at night, when all is silent and only the moonlight casts shadows over the clean and deserted pavements. The architecture retakes centre stage, and the classic French style of the building designs once again becomes apparent. As you walk, your eyes are drawn to the beautiful carved doorways and ornate shutters. Above, the ghostly modern additions to the already complicated rooftops mingle with the silhouettes of mature trees and vibrant bougainvillaea that


Impact of Best-Practices Management of Volunteers on Volunteer Satisfaction in a Church setting
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Abstract Impact of Best-Practices Management of Volunteers on Volunteer Satisfaction in a Church Setting. Darren Kizer, 2012: Applied Dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education. ERIC Descriptors: Volunteer Training, Best Practices, Personnel Management, Nonprofit Organizations, Churches Leaders at a megachurch in the northeastern United States are highly dependent upon hundreds of volunteers to staff the worship services and programs. Because church


Super Ager: You Can Look Younger, Have More Energy, a Better Memory, and Live a Long and Healthy Life
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#1 Amazon New Release ─ Live long and prosperOne of America's top yoga and embodied mindfulness teachers reveals secrets and practices for optimal agingRelationships matter: Super Ager has everything you need to know to ''live long and prosper''; from movement, diet, fasting, brain and memory health to the major impact of relationships on longevity.Younger aging: Filled with science, suggestions for gentle daily movement, natural remedies and modern wisdom, Super Ager is a practical and


Doing Good Without Giving Up: Sustaining Social Action in a World That's Hard to Change
By InterVarsity Press
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
12th Annual Outreach Resource of the Year (Social Justice) ''Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.'' - Galatians 6:9 If you're working to make the world a better place, you might find yourself discouraged. Needs are overwhelming, resources are limited, opposition is real and progress is slow. How do we persevere when the novelty wears off and our enthusiasm runs out? We all want change in the world. But as C. S. Lewis put it,


The Soul of Civil Society: Voluntary Associations and the Public Value of Moral Habits
By Lexington Books
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ean: 9780739104248, isbn: 0739104241,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
Americans care about the public value of moral habits. They like to see virtue rewarded and vice censured, appealing as this does to the nation's deep sense that one's success rests neither in money nor in power but in one's civility. In The Soul of Civil Society Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter look beyond such abstractions as the 'voluntary sector' and superficial communitarian solutions to civic anomie to identify the pivotal role played by local voluntary associations in a civil society. Not



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