Tag: volunteerism

Community Fridges Provide Vital and Visible Relief in the War on...

While understandably and undeniably inefficient compared to larger-scale interventions, community fridges are new approach to a persistent problem may have broader implications for the ways we deliver services and how we envision our role in the community.

The Plague of the Nonprofits

The familiar transformation from volunteer organizing effort to established nonprofit needs an overhaul, or it will keep sucking the life out of truly grass-roots organizing.

Volunteerism in Community Development: Going Beyond a Helping Hand

The 2008 presidential campaign showed us another side of volunteering. It drew literally millions of people, many for the first time, into the electoral process. But beyond political campaigns, can volunteerism provide increased capacity for communities and community organizations?

Best Practices for Volunteerism

Here are some basic practices that any volunteer effort should utilize.

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