VolunteerConnect in the News
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Banker Carole Bursac, marketing professional Dana O’Donnell, and fundraising expert Traslyn Butler have joined the VolunteerConnect board of trustees. The new appointees began their board service with the Princeton-based capacity-building nonprofit in September 2019.
Liz Erickson Volunteer Impact Award honoree Jeremy Perlman, Rising Star Award honoree Celeste Avery, and Community Award honoree YWCA of Princeton’s NextGen Board have been selected as this year’s Impact Awards recipients for their commitment to community service and volunteerism.
Skills-based volunteer projects provide an opportunity to make an impact in a more fulfilling way by using skills honed over many years. The experience can also be extremely personally rewarding and can even promote better health.
Volunteering, by definition, is unpaid work. But for job-seekers, it might still be a good use of time, even if it doesn’t immediately result in much needed cash, says Allison Howe, executive director of Princeton-based
Boards whose members are culturally and economically diverse, and represent a broad range of skills across a wide age range, bring a fresh perspective to any organization. This can only boost your recruitment, fundraising and
The Board of Directors of New Jersey nonprofit VolunteerConnect has named Allison Howe as the organization’s new Executive Director.
The Board of Directors of VolunteerConnect would like to inform you of an important upcoming change within the organization. As of November 28, 2018, Amy Klein will be leaving the organization after seven years as Executive Director.
VolunteerConnect was honored to receive generous grant funding from the Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF) and a number of other charitable organizations in 2017. Without these grants, we could not help to facilitate social change in our community and
For more than a decade, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, has supported the mission of VolunteerConnect, most recently focusing on finding new ways to engage its employees in skills-based volunteerism and nonprofit board service. “We have
The world has certainly changed in the 20 years since VolunteerConnect was established. Here are just a few reminders of just how much it has changed: Caller ID, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, hybrid cars, commercial GPS, smartphones, self-driving cars, emails