Showing posts with tag: Volunteering

17 JUNE 2016

Serving the Poor: The Importance of Dialogue

Ann Morisy tells the story of a group of Brazilian Christians several years ago that visited church projects for homeless people in London. They were shocked by the fact that homeless people were: Treated as recipients of aid rather than partners Not substantially involved in the decision-making process about the project Were assisted individually, not […]

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How To Expand Your Volunteer Base

Community service projects need volunteers. How to get more of them? The answer might seem obvious: Approach a potential recruit and make the “ask” or Create a list of available volunteer slots, distribute it widely, and wait for people to self-select for a given project. But wait a minute: How do you know that someone […]

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