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Profiles: Promising Practices in Volunteers & Board

Archive for the ‘Promising Practices in Volunteers & Board’ Category

A Kid Again

A Kid Again

Begun as an all-volunteer organization, A Kid Again still accomplishes most of its work to families of kids with life-threatening diseases with a committed volunteer force over 1,200 strong.

City Gospel Mission’s Whiz Kids

City Gospel Mission’s Whiz Kids

In greater Cincinnati, over 1400 volunteers participate in the City Gospel Mission’sWhiz Kids tutoring program. Leaders at the public elementary schools they’re serving say the program is making a big difference.  

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

In Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry’s  two guardianship programs, well-thought-through training and support are the keys to effectiveness. 

RePlay for Kids

RePlay for Kids

RePlay for Kids makes volunteering easy. By bringing the work to their volunteers, RePlay for Kids is able to repair and adapt mainstream toys for children with disabilities. 

Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati

Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati

Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati (ESCC) has recently opened The Greenhouse in partnership with CMC Office Center.  The Greenhouse ESCC is committed to helping nonprofits in the area succeed by offering a variety of consulting, coaching, and training services.

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly – Cincinnati Chapter

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly – Cincinnati Chapter

As a volunteer organization, Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly treats their elderly friends as individuals, offering them the gifts of respect and love. 

Episcopal Retirement Homes Board

Episcopal Retirement Homes Board

Episcopal Retirement Homes invests considerable energy in its Board recruitment and development processes. CEO Doug Spitler emphasizes, “A strong board will produce a strong organization.”