On May 17th-19th over 250 Jewish volunteers and professionals from JDC's volunteer center network came together just outside Kiev, Ukraine for the organization's largest-ever volunteer conference focusing on promoting Jewish community responsibility and identity. Participants … [Read more...] about Largest-Ever JDC Conference for FSU Volunteers Promotes Jewish Responsibility and Identity
Nicky Goldman has been named Chief Executive of the U.K.'s Jewish Volunteering Network (JVN).
Nicky is currently Executive Director of Lead, a division of the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC).
JVN is the U.K.’s leading charity focussing on volunteers and volunteering. Aside f … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
Across the Pond
By David Edell
Ask any Board Chair if they know who will succeed them. (Ask any of those mentioned if they are sure they will accept.) Ask any nominating committee chair about the responses they get as they reach out to ask people to consider board membership. Ask any CEO who … [Read more...] about What about the Lay Leader Pipeline?
Another Call to Action
By Alicia S. Oberman At the most basic level, the vast majority of people’s actions are motivated by two things: hope and fear. When I wrote the article entitled “A Love Letter to the Business I Truly Love” back in October of 2017, I can say unequivocally that my mindset was mo … [Read more...] about Love Letter to the Business I Truly Love: Epilogue
By Cheryl Moore I have no experience as an employee of the Jewish communal or academic worlds. I have extensive experience, however, as a volunteer in the Jewish communal world. I have held leadership positions in local, regional, national, and international organizations, and … [Read more...] about I’m Never Coming Back