Thursday, January 12, 2017

12 Questions Around Volunteerism

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January 12, 2017

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12 Questions Around Volunteerism

We believe that if a volunteer has a transformative experience, it will naturally ripple out into the world.

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12 Questions Around Volunteerism

In this thoughtful piece ServiceSpace founder Nipun Mehta fields twelve probing questions on how to nurture and sustain a volunteer culture."Since 1999, ServiceSpace has been volunteer-run. It's a constraint and an asset. It opens us up to sensing multiple forms of capital...Leadership turns into laddership. Compassion is contagious; instead of pushing, we count on the pull. The metaphor shifts from manufacturing to gardening." Drawing on his ServiceSpace experience Mehta notes that "volunteers are strongest when they are moved by love." { read more }

Be The Change

Find a cause that resonates, and make a "moved by love" contribution to it in some form. For more inspiration join this Saturday's Awakin Call with social activist Mushim Patricia Ikeda. Details and RSVP info here. { more }


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