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Successful Mulit Generation Volunteer Programs

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Information presented to members of the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative at University of Kentucky on March 12, 2010.

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Successful Mulit Generation Volunteer Programs

  1. 1. Successful Multi-Generational Volunteer Programs<br />Presented to:<br />Nonprofit Leadership Initiative<br />March 12, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Four Generations Engaged <br />Silent/Veteran Generation<br />Boomers<br />Xers<br />Y/Nexters<br />
  3. 3. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Silent/Veteran Generation<br />They were born between 1925 and 1945<br />They are 64 to 84 in 2009<br />
  4. 4. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />Loyal<br />Sacrificed during WWII<br />Family/relationships are important<br />Respect authority<br />May be techno slow<br />
  5. 5. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Finish the line:<br />“Lions and tigers and bears, …<br />
  6. 6. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“Oh, my!”<br />
  7. 7. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“Hey kids. What time is it?”<br />
  8. 8. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“It’s Howdy Doody time!”<br />
  9. 9. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />What do M&Ms do?<br />
  10. 10. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Melt in your mouth, not in your hand.<br />
  11. 11. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Before he was Muhammad Ali, <br />we knew him as… <br />
  12. 12. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Cassius Clay<br />
  13. 13. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“You’ll wonder where the yellow went…<br />
  14. 14. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />When you brush your teeth with <br />Pepsodent”<br />
  15. 15. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Before he was Skipper’s little buddy, <br />he was Dobie’s best friend<br />
  16. 16. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Maynard G. Krebs<br />
  17. 17. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“M-i-c…see you real soon. K-e-y…<br />
  18. 18. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Why? Because we like you. <br />M-O-U-S-E<br />
  19. 19. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“I wonder, wonder, wonder, wonder who…<br />
  20. 20. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Wrote the book of love”<br />
  21. 21. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone…<br />
  22. 22. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Over 30<br />
  23. 23. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Superman, “disguised as Clark Kent, mild mannered reporter, fights a never ending battle for truth, justice and…<br />
  24. 24. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />The American Way<br />
  25. 25. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />A great QB in the NFL who came from the University of Alabama and appeared in a TV commercial wearing women’s pantyhose. Extra points if you know his nickname.<br />
  26. 26. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Broadway Joe Namath<br />
  27. 27. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“I’m Popeye the sailor man! I’m Popeye the sailor man. I’m strong to the finish cause I eats me…<br />
  28. 28. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Spinach.”<br />
  29. 29. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“Every morning at the mine you could see him arrive. He stood 6’6 and weighed 245…<br />
  30. 30. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Big John.”<br />
  31. 31. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“When it’s least expected, you’re elected. You’re the star today! Smile!...<br />
  32. 32. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />You’re on Candid Camera”<br />
  33. 33. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />“Liar, liar…<br />
  34. 34. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Pants on fire”<br />
  35. 35. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />Where did Fats Domino find his thrill?<br />
  36. 36. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Baby Boomer Quiz<br />On Blueberry Hill<br />
  37. 37. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Who are the Boomers?<br />They were born between 1946 and 1964<br />They are between the ages of 45 and 63 in the year 2009<br />
  38. 38. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />More then 10,000 boomers will turn 50 each day.<br />Boomers who are 50 and above control 60% of the nation’s wealth.<br />
  39. 39. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />Also known as the sandwich generation as they are often caring for both aging parents and children.<br />48% of Boomers aged 51-59 still have 1 child at home.<br />64% of Boomers younger than 51 have 1 child at home.<br />
  40. 40. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />68% of workers between the ages of 50 and 70 expect to work into retirement years.<br />They live a more “fit” lifestyle than previous generations.<br />
  41. 41. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />They are internet savvy...as of 2004 82% of Boomers between the ages of 38 and 56 were online.<br />
  42. 42. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />What do Xers want the most from their jobs?<br />Lifelong job security<br />Opportunities to learn and develop new skills they can use on their next job<br />Money<br />Power<br />
  43. 43. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />How did growing up in the age of information and technology affect Xers the most?<br />They developed short attention spans<br />They became cynical<br />They became more adaptable to change<br />They learned to be more creative with their tattoos and body piercings<br />
  44. 44. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />Some people think that Xers are disloyal. What reality does this perception reflect?<br />Job security is dead<br />Xers tend to be immature, spoiled and arrogant<br />They want to climb the promotional ladder quickly<br />They really do tend to be disloyal<br />
  45. 45. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />What personality trait is most common among Generation X people?<br />They are easily distracted<br />They are self reliant<br />They are neurotic<br />They are very self-centered know-it-alls<br />
  46. 46. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />How do Xers view established institutions like the government and big corporations?<br />They are wary of institutions because they’ve seen so many falter<br />They trust institutions more than they do people<br />They believe in them due to their power and efficiency<br />They tend to view virtually anything or anyone else as inferior<br />
  47. 47. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />Xers are eager for rapid feedback and constant marking of recognition for their hard work. Why?<br />They think they deserve a medal for just showing up<br />They are always trying to measure the return on their investment at work<br />They want to come in, get all they can, then split<br />Their self-esteem is low<br />
  48. 48. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />The “X” Files<br />What is the most common attitude Xers have regarding their economic future?<br />They will likely work for the same organization until they retire<br />Their future is hopeless<br />They must rely on their own skills and abilities to achieve any success<br />They should have a great future because they deserve it<br />
  49. 49. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Who are the Xers?<br />They were born between 1961 and 1980<br />They are between the ages of 29 and 48 in 2009.<br />
  50. 50. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristic<br />They tend to be laid back<br />They prefer a work/life balance<br />They question authority<br />
  51. 51. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristic<br />They feel that job security is non-existent<br />They change jobs for a career path<br />They are comfortable with technology<br />
  52. 52. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Generation Y/Nexters<br />Born between 1980 and the Present<br />They are the youth! And up to age 29.<br />
  53. 53. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />Parents remain involved in their lives<br />They have been exposed to adult materials most of their lives<br />Looking for a team<br />
  54. 54. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Characteristics<br />They tend to be loyal<br />Optimistic<br />Live, eat and breathe technology<br />
  55. 55. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Time for a Break!<br />
  56. 56. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Talking About our Generation<br />What messages about work or volunteering did you get as you were growing up?<br />What were 3 or 4 defining moments in history that occurred when you were 12-18 years old?<br />What was the impact of those events on your generation?<br />Name 3-4 famous people who are in this generational group.<br />Develop a motto for your group.<br />
  57. 57. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Ashley Anderson <br />
  58. 58. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Volunteer Management<br />So how does this knowledge shape how we manage our volunteer programs?<br />
  59. 59. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Basics of Recruitment<br />Planning a Recruitment <br />Strategy<br />
  60. 60. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Where?<br />Traditional locations<br />Non-traditional locations<br />
  61. 61. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Using Social Media<br />The Biggies<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />YouTube<br />
  62. 62. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Screening Potential Volunteers<br />Interview process<br />References<br />Trial period<br />
  63. 63. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Placing the New Volunteer<br />Listen to their story<br />
  64. 64. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Reputation<br />
  65. 65. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Checking In<br />Do we need another break?<br />
  66. 66. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />National Service<br />Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act<br />FRANK R. TRINITY<br />General Counsel <br />May 2009<br />
  67. 67. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Major Themes<br />Bi-partisan support<br />Expand opportunities for Americans to serve <br />Break down silos<br />Reduce unnecessary burdens<br />Demonstrate outcomes<br />Innovation in the nonprofit sector<br />
  68. 68. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />National Service Programs<br />AmeriCorps<br />Senior Corps<br />Learn and Serve America<br />
  69. 69. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />AmeriCorps Today<br />3 Programs<br />AmeriCorps*State and National<br />VISTA<br />NCCC<br />
  70. 70. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />AmeriCorps Members<br />Tutor students<br />Build and weatherize homes<br />Assist seniors to be more independent<br />Respond to disasters<br />Recruit and managevolunteers<br />Provide support to re-entering offenders<br />Provide drug education to students<br />
  71. 71. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />AmeriCorps Fast Facts<br />542,000 AmeriCorps members since 1994<br />705 Million Hours served by AmeriCorps members<br />$1.43 Billion Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards earned by AmeriCorps members<br />1.7 Million Volunteers mobilized by AmeriCorps members in 2007<br />4,100 Number of organizations AmeriCorps members served with last year<br />$5 Billion AmeriCorps funds invested in nonprofit and community groups since 1994<br />
  72. 72. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Changes in Serve Act<br />Sets AmeriCorps on a path to 250,000 positions by 2017<br /> (88,000 in 2010; 115,000 in 2011)<br />Includes all approved national service positions<br />Sets goal of 50% full-time<br />Requires tutors to have HS diploma<br />
  73. 73. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Changes in Serve Act<br />CNCS to make effort to allocate at least 10% of grants to organizations involving significant number of individuals 55+<br />5 new Service Corps within subtitle C<br />Education<br />Healthy Futures<br />Clean Energy<br />Veterans<br />Opportunity<br />
  74. 74. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Learn and Serve<br />Learn and Serve America: 1.4 million students inservice-learning <br />School based, community based and higher education programs <br />
  75. 75. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Changes in Serve Act<br />Summer of Service – students grades 6-12 ► 100 hours/$500 education award<br />Semester of Service – secondary school students ► 70 hours/academic credit<br />Silver Scholar – fixed amount grants; individuals age 55+; ►350 hours/$1,000 silver scholarship<br />Encore Program – engages individuals age 55+; takes advantage of skills & experience of participants in design & implementation of program.<br />
  76. 76. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Senior Corps<br />RSVP – Retired Senior Volunteer Program<br />Foster Grandparents<br />Senior Companions<br />
  77. 77. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Changes in Serve Act<br />Expands eligibility for Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs<br />Increases hourly stipend to $3.00 (funds permitting)<br />Expands scope of FGP children<br />For RSVP, institutes re-competition beginning fiscal year 2013.<br />
  78. 78. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Social Innovation Fund<br />Provide seed money and scale up capital for innovative programs<br />Leverage private and foundation capital to meet major social challenges<br />Grants between $1M and $10M<br />$1 for $1 match<br />
  79. 79. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Volunteer Generation Fund<br />Grants to State Commissions and nonprofit organizations<br />Support recruitment and management of volunteers<br />
  80. 80. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Other Subtitle H programs<br />Call to Service Campaign<br />9/11 Day of Service<br />Fellowship programs<br />Silver Scholars<br />Nonprofit Capacity Building grants<br />
  81. 81. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Serve America Act Resources<br />http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/serveamerica/index.asp<br />http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/09_0519_serveact_faq.pdf<br />
  82. 82. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Q&A<br />Any questions, comments?<br />Anything you would like to add?<br />
  83. 83. Cabinet for Health and Family Services<br />Thank You!<br />Melissa Newton<br />Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service<br />800-239-7404<br />Melissac.newton@ky.gov<br />A copy of this presentation can be found at<br />http://www.slideshare.net/melissacnewton<br />

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