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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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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
NYAVA Annual Meeting
The NYAVA Annual Meeting and workshop will be on Wednesday, November 2 from 9am-12noon. Please join us!
IN THE NEWS
How and why you should build out your volunteer programThere is great potential for growth in volunteerism throughout the city.New York Nonprofit Media, 01/13/2017
How To Stay Young ForeverAre you ready for the Purposeful Aging Movement?Forbes, 01/08/2017
New App Helps People in NYC Volunteer When They Have Free TimeA new app aims to help New Yorkers put their free time to good use.ABC7NY, 01/05/2017
An Immigrantís Instinct to Aid Others Collides With Financial NeedImmigrants committed to helping others, but without collecting a paycheck.New York Times, 01/01/2017
A Retirement Plan with Less Golf But More Satisfaction The concept of retirement is completely out of date.New York Times, 12/12/2016
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