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skills-based volunteerism

Focus group lends skills to Safe Haven for Day of Caring

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 09-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

  By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant   Since 1990, Safe Haven Ministries has been helping women and children who have experienced domestic abuse. This year, they are launching a new initiative to equip employers to...

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Steelcase Team Unveils Design Ideas for Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Read Part I: Steelcase Designers Offer their Skills to Well House By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant    In the living room of an old house – one of three owned by Well House—five 4-foot-by-8-foot Inspiration...

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SBV of the Week: Sign Language Interpreter for Kent County Tax Credit Coalition

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 03-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center highlights a compelling skills-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from The Kent County Tax Credit Coalition .   A volunteer proficient in...

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HandsOn Network offers free online skills-based volunteer training

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 02-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

Individuals and organizations looking to learn more about the new wave of volunteering  -- skills-based volunteering  -- can take advantage of a free online course provided by HandsOn Network, an international leader in volunteer...

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SBV of the Week: An Advocacy Opportunity to End Homelessness

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 02-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center highlights a compelling skills-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from Disability Advocates of Kent County:  Many of Grand Rapids...

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Steelcase Designers Offer their Skills to Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant  Across the nation, corporations are increasingly integrating skills-based volunteerism and pro bono work into their philanthropic goals. At Volunteer Center GR, we are thinking about new...

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