Microvolunteering: Small Jobs on Your Own Time #mds11

Today I’m live blogging parts of the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit, a virtual conference. This session is called the Microvolunteering Revolution, presented by Jacob Colker of Sparked.com (@jacobcolker on Twitter) Most volunteering still happens offline, of course, but there are significant barriers to it. It can be hard to find the right opportunity, you might have…

How to Talk to 20-Somethings about Volunteering

Volunteering is a significant part of the identity of Generation Y – people in their 20s – because they grew up doing it. Service learning has been fully integrated into many high schools and college-bound teens know that admissions officers love community service. Volunteering is so well ingrained in the Gen Y culture that a…