Hands-On? That's Only the Beginning

There is the phrase, “hands-on” which is something that applies to volunteer managers everywhere. We cannot sit in some glass enclosed office barking orders through a microphone to legions of willing, robotic folks who live for every word that drips off of our lips. 1,000 more words

Managing Volunteers

Let's Just Have Tea, Shall We?

Marlene has been a volunteer coordinator for ten years. She’s adventurous, loves rock climbing, extreme sports and her idea of a pleasant evening is a demolition derby. 1,018 more words

Managing Volunteers

Three years down, one to go (hopefully)


Snow day

Snow night

Bell tower

Another day at the office

Another day at the office II

A page of my dissertation after my boss is done with it, I love it! 365 more words

Intern and Volunteer Opportunities at EquAbility

Do you have a passion for horses?  A desire to make a difference in the Saratoga area community?

EquAbility, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1995, located in Middle Grove, NY. 193 more words

Equestrian Therapy

When Our Own Heart is Breaking

As I am writing this, my son and his family are moving more than a thousand miles away for new jobs and my heart feels like a vessel of dust. 781 more words

Managing Volunteers

Bursting the Idealistic Bubble

While eating breakfast at our favorite hole in the wall diner, my husband pushed aside his plate of pancakes. “They’re a bit doughy this time,” he said and covered the plate with his paper napkin just as the server walked by. 1,007 more words

Managing Volunteers

Building Your Campaign Team

Don’t make the mistake of going it alone when running for office.

Building a solid team is a valuable asset to any candidate. These individuals can be volunteers or paid staffers depending on the capabilities and requirements of your campaign. 525 more words

Run For Office