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10/29/2014
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
OMA utilizes hundreds of volunteers each year to support it's art-based program for people with dementia. Sara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.
Mom the Chemistry Professor
Stacey Lowery Bretz is featured in the second edition of Mom the Chemistry Professor, which features 40 inspirational personal accounts describing the challenges and rewards of combining motherhood with an academic career in chemistry.