VISTA Creates A Strong Process to Prepare and Host Volunteer Service Groups

As VISTA Jennifer Annen nears the end of her service with Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center, she is working to make sure that all of her hard work is sustainable and guarantees success in the future. In the month of March, Jennifer focused on one of the most important ways to interact with the … Continue reading VISTA Creates A Strong Process to Prepare and Host Volunteer Service Groups

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VISTA Martha Tonn Recruits and Manages Volunteers for Cornerstone Ranch’s Annual Gala

Martha Tonn is the Volunteer Recruitment and Development VISTA at Cornerstone Ranch, a unique home and day program for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities located in McKinney, TX. On Saturday, October 28, Cornerstone Ranch held their annual Gala & Art Auction, which accounts for approximately 80% of the organizations operating funds for the year, … Continue reading VISTA Martha Tonn Recruits and Manages Volunteers for Cornerstone Ranch’s Annual Gala

Sean Enfield Recruits Volunteers for Plano Children’s Big Move and a Full-Slate of Productions

September was quite a busy month for VISTA Sean Enfield. As his organization, the Plano Children's Theatre, prepares for its big move, Sean has been tasked with recruiting volunteers for the move as well as volunteers to help with the build out of the new space. He has been utilizing the organization's online presence and … Continue reading Sean Enfield Recruits Volunteers for Plano Children’s Big Move and a Full-Slate of Productions

Jennifer Annen Works to improve Woman to Woman’s Volunteer Program

Woman to Woman (W2W) Pregnancy Resource Center’s VISTA, Jennifer Annen, took volunteer training to the next level this September! As W2W welcomed in a new volunteer coordinator, Jennifer worked closely with her to demonstrate their procedures for recruiting, contacting, and orienting new volunteers. Joining forces with her fellow VISTA and new volunteer coordinator, Jennifer helped … Continue reading Jennifer Annen Works to improve Woman to Woman’s Volunteer Program

Sean Enfield Improves Plano Children’s Theatre’s Volunteer Communication

In August 2017, VISTA Sean Enfield worked to improve the communication and relationships between the North Texas Performing Arts organization/staff and its volunteers while also continuing to standardize its volunteer practices. With such wide array of theatres and programming, the organization's volunteer network is widely dispersed and hard to manage efficiently. As a part of … Continue reading Sean Enfield Improves Plano Children’s Theatre’s Volunteer Communication

Marcela Solia Welcomes and Trains 3 New VISTA Members

During the month of August, AmeriCorps VISTA North Texas welcomed three new VISTA Members. VISTA leader, Marcela Solia, assisted in welcoming these new VISTAs by facilitating their onsite training and creating social media posts introducing them to the community.  After helping the new VISTAs settle in, she continued to recruit for the open November positions. … Continue reading Marcela Solia Welcomes and Trains 3 New VISTA Members

Jennifer Annen Develops Process to Improve Volunteer Intake and Training

Jennifer, a VISTA serving at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center in Denton, TX has found the importance in maximizing potential for volunteers from every walk of life. Working closely with the volunteer coordinator at Twice as Nice Resale, (a branch of Woman to Woman PRC) Jennifer determined areas where she could improve the process … Continue reading Jennifer Annen Develops Process to Improve Volunteer Intake and Training

Brianna Young Leads and Trains Volunteers at Twice as Nice Resale

Brianna Young is serving with Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center as the Volunteer Recruitment and Development VISTA. Twice as Nice Resale (TANR) hosted a group of 15 volunteers on August 25, 2017 from the Texas Academy of Math and Science at University of North Texas. The volunteers served 2 hours each to help organize, … Continue reading Brianna Young Leads and Trains Volunteers at Twice as Nice Resale

Jennifer Annen Creates and Implements Training for Volunteer Leaders

July was certainly a month of growth for Twice as Nice Resale, an entity of Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center (W2W) in Denton, Texas and VISTA Jennifer helped to lay the groundwork for expanding their volunteer program! Alongside her project’s fellow VISTA, Hannah McNeill, Jennifer worked to open up a new opportunity for Twice … Continue reading Jennifer Annen Creates and Implements Training for Volunteer Leaders

Sean Enfield Management of Volunteers Saves Money for Plano Children’s Theatre

VISTA Sean Enfield continued his efforts to train volunteers for the Plano Children's Theatre (PCT). During the month of July, he helped organize, schedule, and run a workshop for the theatre's high school interns, and he held another Training Workshop for the theatre's production volunteer position. The production volunteer workshops covered the Set Build and … Continue reading Sean Enfield Management of Volunteers Saves Money for Plano Children’s Theatre