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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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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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There is no excuse for volunteer managers to feel isolated
With email, broadband and Skype, you can easily keep abreast of what's going on internationally.Third Sector, 11/01/2016
Why Wealthy Donors Give, and What They Expect: U.S. Trust Survey

Half of wealthy individuals in the study volunteered their time and talents last year to charitable organizations they cared about, twice the rate of the general population.

Think Advisor, 10/26/2016
Volunteering for a trail crew? There’s an app for that
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has launched a mobile application, called YourCO, designed to enhance and transform the experience of caring for Colorado’s natural resources, according to a release from the Denver-based nonprofit.Summit Daily, 10/14/2016
Hillary Clinton Calls for New National Service Reserve
Democratic presidential candidate proposed a new program on Friday aimed at expanding national service volunteer opportunities–for young Americans in particular.Fortune, 09/30/2016
Why the best volunteers can get burned by burnout
“The best volunteers are usually the ones most prone to burnout. That's because they’re so dedicated, they often fail to take mental health breaks or ask for help. And because they’re so dedicated, organizations often pile more and more responsibility on them.”
San Luis Tribune, 09/21/2016