SVFI Slides for PresenTense iHuddle Oct 5 2010

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SVFI Slides for PresenTense iHuddle Oct 5 2010

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  2. 2. Mission-Vision<br />Mission<br />Skilled Volunteers for Israel matches experienced professionals with meaningful skilled volunteer opportunities in Israeli non-profit organizations.<br />Non-profits focused on issues such as:<br />literacy<br />social services <br />immigrant & human rights <br />community development<br />hunger<br />religious pluralism<br />Vision<br />The best minds in the Jewish world regularly volunteer in Israel to contribute their expertise to solving the real problems facing the Israeli non-profit sector. <br />Benefits to volunteers:<br />deeper appreciation for and understanding of the problems facing Israeli society<br />personal involvement with Israeli non-profit organizations<br />Benefits to non-profits<br />Increased organizational capacity<br />Enhanced connections and networks<br />
  3. 3. Opportunity<br />Engage Jewish North American Baby Boomer Generation<br />largest, <br />most educated,<br />financially secure generation in history. <br />Connect to <br />Post-retirement stage as a time for meaningful work and service.<br />Compete with <br />Secular community programs that tap the skills of boomer volunteers. <br />Fill the gap in the marketplace<br />Skilled Volunteers for Israel uniquely focuses on volunteer opportunities for Jewish boomers.<br />
  4. 4. Market: Environmental Scan<br />Competitors: <br />Local/National/International Volunteer Matching<br />Idealist.org, Volunteer Match, SmartVolunteering.org, AJWS Volunteer Corp, United Way, Local Volunteer Databases<br />Comparatives<br />Christian Friends of Israel, MASA, Volunteer Jerusalem, JCorp<br />Complements<br />Sar-El, Greenzionism.org, Dental Volunteers for Israel, Ivolunteer, Goeco.org<br />Collaboratives<br />JCCs, Synagogues, Federations, Shatil, ElderHostels, Jewish Volunteering Network-United Kingdom<br />
  5. 5. Achievements to Date<br /><ul><li>PresenTense Global Fellowship, Summer 2010
  6. 6. Over 15 Israeli organizations have already identified or are interested in providing volunteer opportunities or partnering
  7. 7. International collaboration – connected to Jewish Volunteering Network in United Kingdom
  8. 8. Database of over 100 contacts in Israel and the United States
  9. 9. Facebook Page: 86 total “likes” to date
  10. 10. Website with live forms for volunteers and non-profits in place
  11. 11. Verbal commitment for seed funding of $25,000
  12. 12. Process to incorporate and obtain 501-c-3 status begun
  13. 13. Recruitment and Outreach event planned for Philadelphia – October 11
  14. 14. Six individuals have completed volunteer intake form through website</li></li></ul><li>Anticipated Milestones (through August 2011)<br /><ul><li> Organizational Development & Administration
  15. 15. Incorporate & file for 501-c-3 status. Process initiated Sept 2010
  16. 16. Establish Board of Directors. By December 2010
  17. 17. Finalize Israeli non-profit partners for pilot year. By November 15, 2010
  18. 18. Place Israeli staff/volunteer for on-the-ground support. By November 15, 2010
  19. 19. Outreach& Communication
  20. 20. Recruit volunteers. Fall 2010/Winter 2011
  21. 21. Establish recruitment and placement processes. Fall 2010/Winter 2011
  22. 22. Use website & social media for outreach, communication, recruitment. Started Fall 2010
  23. 23. Volunteer Pilots
  24. 24. Establish pilot expectations & processes with Israeli partners & volunteers – by January 2011
  25. 25. Interview & screen volunteers – By February 2011
  26. 26. Identify placements for volunteers – By March 2011
  27. 27. Initiate volunteer placements in Israel – Between March 2011 – August 2011
  28. 28. Assess Pilot: volunteer & Israeli non-profit experience
  29. 29. Adjust existing processes based on assessment of pilot</li></li></ul><li>OrganizationalBudget<br />

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