Alexandra has been involved in volunteer and nonprofit management for 10 years. In her current position, she is responsible for JASA's multi-site volunteer program, which matches over 500 community volunteers with opportunities within the agency. Previously, as Coordinator of Interfaith and Community Service at the Duchesne Center for Religion and Social Justice, Manhattanville College, Alexandra was responsible for coordinating community service activities for students, developing service-learning projects, coordinating interfaith programming and devleoping international service opportunities. Alexandra currently serves as Board Member and Chair of the Professional Development Committee for the New York Association for Volunteer Administration and is also on the Advisory Board for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of NYC and is a member of the NGO Committee on Aging.
She earned an MPA in Nonprofit Management and Policy from Baruch College School of Public Affairs, City University of New York, where she was a United Way Senior Fellow in Nonprofit Management. She has presented at conferences locally and nationally on civic engagement, healthy aging and volunteer management and writes a regular blog for New York Nonprofit Press on volunteer management.
Vicki has been involved in volunteer management for 7 years. In her current position, Vicki is responsible for all aspects of volunteer recruitment and engagement for the organization's programs, special events, and office projects. She coordinates all volunteer advertising, intake of new applicants, interviews and orientations for her organization's 1,400 volunteers. Previously, as Regional Get-Out-The-Vote Director at Obama for America, Vicki supervised field organizers responsible for building local teams of volunteers, culminating in contacting 160,000 voters over the last four days of the campaign. Before that, she worked as Regional Field Organizer at MoveOn.org where she was responsible for managing volunteer recruitment, training, and development of a grassroots network in 5 states: NY, NJ, PA, DE, and OR. Vicki earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College. She is a Member of the New York Association of Volunteer Administrators and serves on their Professional Development Committee.
Monthina has been involved in volunteer management for 7 years. In her current position, she is responsible for recruiting volunteers in the NYC community to help build affordable homes. She also recruits and mentors young volunteers for Habitat-NYC’s AmeriCorps program and the Brush with Kindness community center painting program. Previously, as the Associate Director of Planning at The Caribbean Cultural Center, Monthina was responsible for recruiting and mentoring volunteers for office, cultural and advocacy events. Monthina earned her BA Honors Degree in History of Art from the University of London, and is a member of the New York Association for Volunteer Administration.
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