Lisa McNeill talks about online tools for volunteer matching on April 19th!

Lisa McNeill of Cape Cod Volunteers will be joining us at the April session of the Ethos Roundtable. We hope that you'll be there as well!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Charles Hotel
1 Bennett Street
Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Featured guest: Lisa McNeill, President of Cape Cod Volunteers

Here's a little bit about our esteemed featured guest:
Lisa McNeill started Cape Cod Volunteers in November 2010 after researching and developing the initiative for almost 4 years while at the Cape Cod Foundation. As Vice President of the Cape Cod Foundation, Lisa’s responsibilities included oversight of grantmaking and special program initiatives as well as various aspects of organizational management and donor services. Prior to joining the Cape Cod Foundation, Lisa was Executive Director of the Cape Cod Center for Sustainability and worked with community leaders to publish the first Sustainability Indicators Report for the region in 1999. Lisa served as a member of the Sustainability Indicators Council through 2006.

Lisa holds a Masters degree in International Development and Community Development from The American University in Washington, DC, and a Bachelors degree in Business Management and Marketing from St. Joseph College. She has worked on democracy building and nonprofit support programs in El Salvador, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, and she spent two years living in Japan and teaching English to students of all ages.
Here's a little bit about her organization:
Cape Cod Volunteers is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to link people with meaningful opportunities for volunteering on Cape Cod. CCV does this by informing Cape Codders—residents and visitors alike—about the many opportunities, programs, and agencies that exist in our community, and by helping people identify their own interests, skills, talents, and passion for service to the community. The vision of Cape Cod Volunteers is to create a network of organizations and opportunities that will inform, inspire, and engage people of all ages and backgrounds in strengthening our community through volunteering.

A website launched in July 2010, provides an online matching tool for nonprofits to list their volunteer opportunities and a place for Cape Codders to search for openings that match their interests. We also provide one-on-one service for those community members who want personal help in identifying their own interests, and identifying a meaningful way to contribute to their community. Cape Cod Volunteers also promotes volunteering to involve more people in service to their community, and it provides learning and networking opportunities for nonprofit organizations in order to strengthen volunteer programs on Cape Cod and to make them more effective for the organization and the volunteer.
At the conclusion of our Ethos Roundtable session, we will stroll down the hall to enjoy the good company, charming venue, and free food at the 501 Tech Club, which is generously underwritten by TechFoundation. The 501 Tech Club is the monthly gathering of technology professionals who work with nonprofit organizations.

All Ethos Roundtable attendees are welcome at the Boston 501 Tech Club, and vice versa.

Please remember that there's never any need to make a reservation to attend Ethos Roundtable events. Just come if you can, and feel free to invite others! However, if you're planning to attend the Boston 501 Tech Club event at 6:00 pm, we ask that you send an email to Kathleen Sherwin of TechFoundation (ksherwin AT techfoundation DOT org). Since TechFoundation is providing the free food, it's both courteous and prudent to let her know how much to order.

See you on April 19th!

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