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Volunteer Coordinator stands stands with volunteers at a table

Right on the Money: You Get What You Pay for When You Hire a Volunteer Coordinator

July 29, 2010

Each year, hundreds of volunteer tutors, trainers, fundraisers, painters, handypersons and gardeners keep programs running smoothly and facilities in tip-top shape at Project for Pride in Living, a social service agency in Minneapolis, MN.

Photograph of street art in Philadelphia.

Primary Sources: Better Approaches to Juvenile Justice

July 29, 2010

This month we look at two publications that answer an urgent question: How can we better serve young people caught up in our nation’s juvenile justice system?  

A group of smiling guys.

Bright Idea: A Few Good Men

July 29, 2010

Tom Baker’s organization has something every mentoring program wants: guys. Typically, programs prefer to match children with mentors of the same sex. 

A young Native American man.

FYSB Tribal Grantees Speak: Danny, Ain Dah Yung Transitional Living Program

July 23, 2010

We spoke with staff and youth at programs that have received Family and Youth Services Bureau grants. Some are Tribal organizations; others are non-tribal entities that serve many Native youth. Here’s what Danny, from Ain Dah Yung Transitional Living Program, in St. Paul, MN, said.

A young Native American woman.

FYSB Tribal Grantees Speak: Betty Frog, Cherokee Nation Youth Shelter, Tahlequah, OK

July 9, 2010

We spoke with staff and youth at programs that have received Family and Youth Services Bureau grants. Some are Tribal organizations; others are non-tribal entities that serve many Native youth. Here’s what Betty Frog of Cherokee Nation Youth Shelter in Tahlequah, OK, said.

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FYSB Tribal Grantees Speak: Sarah Finnell, street outreach worker, Fairbanks, AK

July 6, 2010

We spoke with staff and youth at programs that have received Family and Youth Services Bureau grants. Some are Tribal organizations; others are non-tribal entities that serve many Native youth. Here’s what Sarah Finnell, a street outreach worker in Fairbanks, AK, said.

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