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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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Biglaw firm will pay associates to take a day off and volunteer
For some firms there’s nothing more important than giving back to their community.Above the Law, 06/14/2017
How Community Involvement Programs Can Grow Your Business
Whether it’s by sponsoring or taking part in community programs, or by enabling employee volunteerism, companies that encourage involvement in the community stand out among their peers and see multiple benefits as a result, such as a happier workforce or a more loyal customer base.Forbes, 06/08/2017
Trump’s Budget, Breaking Tradition, Seeks Cuts to Service Programs
Mr. Trump’s “orderly shutdown” of the Corporation for National and Community Service has the goal of “returning responsibility to fund national service and volunteerism to the private and nonprofit sectors,” according to the Trump budget.New York Times, 05/25/2017
The one thing that intuitive volunteer managers do well
If you seek the cooperation of others, start with your own trustworthiness.
Twenty Hats, 05/23/2017
National Volunteer Week: Service is What Unites
Next week marks National Volunteer Week, a time when the nonprofit sector extends its heartfelt gratitude to the more than 25 percent of adults in the U.S. who volunteer their time and talents to keep a variety of missions moving forward. Nonprofit Quarterly, 04/27/2017