COVID-19 Article 3: Communicating with Volunteers

Communicating with Volunteers Article 3, COVID-19 Blog Series by: Amanda Mckee, Spark the Change Colorado. As regulations have shifted from one week to the next, flexibility has become important for organizations. Plans have clearly changed and communicating frequently with volunteers has been essential. In the article “An Open Letter to Decision-Makers in Response to COVID-19 … Continue reading COVID-19 Article 3: Communicating with Volunteers

COVID-19 Article 2: Volunteer Strategy

Volunteer Strategy By: Amanda McKee, Spark the Change Colorado Throughout this difficult and uncertain time, volunteers have played a key role in helping organizations successfully fulfill their mission while supporting the changing needs of their community. The significance of volunteers has become ever so apparent. The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement does an excellent job … Continue reading COVID-19 Article 2: Volunteer Strategy

COVID-19 Blog Series: Article 1; About the Series.

Organizations of all types have been tasked with delivering their services despite the challenges presented by COVID-19. While these challenges have certainly been difficult, there have also been extraordinary levels of support and engagement from volunteers. We have seen volunteers dedicate time to helping their communities and providing organizations a way to move forward. To … Continue reading COVID-19 Blog Series: Article 1; About the Series.

History Colorado: Community Conversations

Museums and cultural organizations face significant challenges during these unprecedented times. As an opportunity to network with colleagues, share common issues and experiences, explore opportunities for collaboration, and learn from each other, History Colorado is pleased to host a series of Colorado Museum Community Conversations. Museum professionals from across the state are invited to join us for any or all … Continue reading History Colorado: Community Conversations

May is Older Americans Month!

(Spark the Change Colorado’s Senior Companions at the February 2020 In-Service Training) Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. ACL selected the theme, “Make Your Mark,” to encourage and celebrate countless contributions that older adults make to our communities. Their time, experience, and talents benefit family, … Continue reading May is Older Americans Month!

Do you love poetry? We’ve got a great opportunity for you! : Spoon River Anthology

Boomers Leading Change is hosting a poetry reading: Voices from the Past- Spoon River Anthology. The event will be held through Zoom on tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12th from 2:00-3:30pm. Boomers Leading Change is looking for individuals to join their cast for this reading. Spoon River Anthology (1915), by Edgar Lee Masters, is a collection of … Continue reading Do you love poetry? We’ve got a great opportunity for you! : Spoon River Anthology

FOX News: Virtual Volunteering

Virtual volunteering allows people to help out while staying safer at home. May. 07, 2020 – 1:43 – The impact COVID-19 has had on volunteering has led to more virtual efforts to help out. Spark the Change Colorado is a great resource for individuals looking for virtual volunteer opportunities and organizations recruiting volunteers during COVID-19. … Continue reading FOX News: Virtual Volunteering