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GARY BAGLEY
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Our mission is to advance and serve the volunteer resources management profession in the New York City area.

Tip of the Month

When Volunteerism Jeopardizes Unemployment Benefits

With so many people out of work and a renewed focus on volunteerism as a way to enhance a resume and increase chances of finding new employment, some may wonder if volunteer work can jeopardize an individual's unemployment benefits. The State Department of New York has clear guidelines outlining when volunteer work may be in conflict with the colletion of benefits. Responsible Volunteer Managers should educate themselves on these guidelines.
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Featured Member

Staci-Jo Bruce

Staci-Jo Bruce

This month, NYAVA wishes to highlight Staci-Jo Bruce, a new member and the recipient of a NYAVA Scholarship to the June 2013 Points of Light conference in Washington D.C.  Staci-Jo is currently the Director of Volunteer Services at The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York (CCANY).  She oversees the mobilization, recruitment, and maintenance of the volunteer program for Catholic Charities NY and acts as a resource for over 90 Catholic Charities agencies. asd


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IN THE NEWS
New study spotlights volunteer rates in Jackson Heights, Sunnyside and Woodside
Sunnyside, Woodside, and Jackson Heights are the focus of a new study released by NYC Service.Jackson Heights Post, 08/08/2017
Stipends are not the right decision when serving as a volunteer
A monthly stipend as compensation for a position that has been a volunteer position is inappropriate.Crestwell Chronicle, 07/20/2017
Paid, volunteer staff combination became only option for station
 A decline in volunteerism nationwide has created the need for combination or all-paid fire and ambulance squads.Daily Item, 07/01/2017
Minnesotans show a passion for volunteering
Year after year Minnesota is consistently ranked first or second in the country when it comes to volunteerism. Fox 9 News, 06/28/2017
Biglaw firm will pay associates to take a day off and volunteer
For some firms there’s nothing more important than giving back to their community.Above the Law, 06/14/2017

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