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March 2009 Blog Posts (9)

Volunteerism in multiple ways and settings . . . .

Hello All



In response partly to an earlier message from Dan Bassill regarding raising support on behalf of grassroots organisations in the developing world.



I am co-founder of a small trust operating in Zimbabwe. We provide drama and arts based activities with young people living on the street.

Would anybody like to consider volunteering in this country in the not too distant future?

I am currently engaged in remote fundraising support by way of project bids… Continue

Added by James Robinson on March 28, 2009 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Afterschool Job

At Kids Learning Adventure, I help by giving them snack and after snack I help them with their Homework. When they are playing I just make sure everything is okay.

Added by Lori Beth Burstein on March 27, 2009 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Public Allies Chicago : Forum for Nonprofit Leaders NOTES

Public Allies Chicago Presents: A Forum for Nonprofit Leaders

March 25, 2009

NOTES



What can we expect from the philanthropic community in this new economic environment?



Consuella Brown, The Woods Fund

The bad news:

• Don’t rely on government stimulus money – most of it has been or will be spent to plug up deficits.

• Foundations have experienced significant drops in assets. It’s serious enough that they are having to consider cutting staff. While… Continue

Added by Nicole Sutton on March 27, 2009 at 7:32pm — 1 Comment

March 2009 Tutor/Mentor Connection eNews now on line



This map is one of the images I shared in the March 2009 Tutor/Mentor Connection eMail newsletter, which you can find on the T/MC web site.



This map can also be seen at the Mapping for Justice web site, along with an article explaining… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 26, 2009 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Summer Jobs RFP's

Dear Community Partners,



This summer, the Youth Ready Chicago program will provide up to 7,300 youth

with a government-subsidized paid work experience operating via a system of hubs

and worksites. The Department of Family and Support Services (FSS) is seeking

proposals from qualified organizations to serve as hubs for the Youth Ready

Chicago program.



Successful respondents will be able to demonstrate strong experience with

Workforce Investment Act… Continue

Added by Marcus Flenaugh on March 24, 2009 at 12:08pm — No Comments

508 Chicago Kids Shot in Just 16 Months

Children cannot focus on learning when they are worried about living.



Editorial from Chicago SunTimes



March 9, 2009



In this school year alone, 25 Chicago Public Schools children have been murdered. As shocking as that is, that number doesn't begin to tell the real story of how deeply violence is a part of the everyday life of Chicago's children.



Try this… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 10, 2009 at 9:44am — No Comments

Role of teams from universities, businesses, faith groups

Chris Warren, who is serving a one year fellowship with Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connection, has written a blog post showing how the T/MC seeks to work with teams from universities, professions, businesses, hospitals, etc.. You can read this at http://chrispip.blogspot.com/2009/03/campuscatalyst-cabriniconnections_07.html



We have many groups growing within the Tutor/Mentor Connection Ning.com page, and our aim is to help each group adopt the ideas Chris is writing about, so… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 8, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Role of Interns and volunteers

I encourage you to visit the groups section to see work done since January by interns from Korea and India (by way of Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan.



The work one team did was to convert the graphic on this page to an animated presentation which you can view from the UMichigan… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 5, 2009 at 9:47am — No Comments

Find your best rated guru teacher tutor professor and rent books online

Softscripts was established in the year 2003. Our main motto is to help in eradicating illiteracy from the world ,so we developed a platform connecting tutors ,teachers and professors with students and renting books online in an easier way . Teachers can showcase their classes to the world. Students can reach teachers in a better way .



Find-guru.com started online quiz for students, teachers. Any one can play weekly quiz and win exiting… Continue

Added by Srinivas nunna on March 2, 2009 at 8:26am — No Comments

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