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Best Practices in Service Learning

A Guide for Instructors and Academic Chairs Service learning enables students to address needs in their community as part of an academic course. Service learning integrates the practice of volunteerism with educational objectives. There are countless benefits for students who participate in service learning opportunities. Students learn to exercise leadership and develop transferable skills like [...]

By |2019-01-24T09:52:59-05:00January 24th, 2019|Campus Resources, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

How to Conduct a Community Needs Assessment

Before your organization implements a new internal program, you may want to conduct a needs assessment. A needs assessment is a way of analyzing gaps in community services, as well as the strengths and assets available in your community. Keep reading to learn about how to assess needs and build your program around this assessment. [...]

By |2019-01-15T14:37:33-05:00January 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

We can’t believe it’s 2019 either! As the holiday rush settles, January offers the opportunity for respite, self-reflection, and a bit of planning ahead. Your nonprofit can embrace the new year, too. It’s your chance to gather as a team, reflect on last year’s successes, reevaluate current practices, and establish your organization’s intentions moving forward. [...]

By |2019-01-04T10:25:34-05:00January 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

How to Engage Teens with Your Volunteer Program

In a previous post, we discussed some of the countless benefits of teen volunteerism. So you may be wondering how to recruit teenagers and engage them with your organization. We spoke with Lucy Schaich, Interim Director at City of Bloomington Volunteer Network who works with young volunteers regularly; her site even includes a Teen-Friendly Opportunities [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:01:09-05:00November 28th, 2018|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

How to Recruit the Best Interns for Your Nonprofit

Many students and pre-professionals look to resume-boosting internships to provide valuable experience before entering the workforce. An internship program can also be an enriching—and essential—part of a nonprofit’s operations. In fact, offering internships goes hand in hand with your philosophy of giving back to the community. The benefits of an internship program Unsure whether an [...]

By |2018-11-20T10:47:38-05:00November 20th, 2018|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments
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