Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center’s VISTA Develops a Successful Volunteer Training

“Focusing on our foundation and building on it” is the theme that VISTA Jennifer Annen is using to create a new training for the volunteers at Woman to Woman’s Twice as Nice Resale in Denton, Texas. January was the second phase in the construction of the quarterly training, known as “BUILD,” for the resale store’s … Continue reading Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center’s VISTA Develops a Successful Volunteer Training

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January VISTA Spotlight

Name: Jennifer Annen Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL Alma Mater: Iowa State University Volunteer history: Pet-sitting, dog-walking, animal care and community outreach at an animal shelter Why did you choose VISTA? I had earned my bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, but towards the end of my schooling I found a deep interest in human and societal … Continue reading January VISTA Spotlight

New Service Opportunity!

Plano Children's Theatre Volunteer Coordination VISTA The Volunteer Coordination VISTA will help break down the barriers poverty creates for low-income children seeking an arts education through the development of a new comprehensive volunteer recruitment and training program. Major functions will include evaluation and updating the volunteer handbook, policies and procedures, evaluating the agency’s volunteer needs … Continue reading New Service Opportunity!

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 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

Hannah McNeill Paves the Way for Volunteer Groups at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center

The month of July at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center in Denton, TX was volunteer focused for Hannah McNeill serving as the Volunteer Recruitment and Resource Development VISTA. She managed 45 volunteers with a total of 222 service hours. These volunteers consisted of two groups that served at Twice As Nice Resale and a … Continue reading Hannah McNeill Paves the Way for Volunteer Groups at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center

Sean Enfield Develops and Implements Plano Children’s Theatre’s Volunteer Training Program

Volunteer Coordination VISTA Sean Enfield focused his efforts on expanding Plano Children's Theatre's (PCT) volunteer base through its summer intern program and a newly implemented Volunteer Training program. Both programs help make enrollment in productions and classes more affordable. PCT interns earn credits that can allow them to earn up $400 toward a future production, … Continue reading Sean Enfield Develops and Implements Plano Children’s Theatre’s Volunteer Training Program

Jennifer Annen Leads Volunteers and Adds Flair to Woman to Woman’s Annual Ladies Purse Auction

June was an exciting month for AmeriCorps VISTA Jennifer, who was able to grow within her role of volunteer training at Twice as Nice Resale, an entity of Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center in Denton, TX. On June 24, Jennifer played a large role in the style show at Woman to Woman PRC’s annual … Continue reading Jennifer Annen Leads Volunteers and Adds Flair to Woman to Woman’s Annual Ladies Purse Auction

Jennifer Annen Improves Volunteer Training at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center

Jennifer Annen, the Volunteer Training VISTA serving with Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center in Denton, TX, has already gotten a kick-start in building capacity within the organization’s Twice as Nice Resale store. Woman to Woman and Twice as Nice Resale (TANR) have grown tremendously over the last couple of years and are continually striving … Continue reading Jennifer Annen Improves Volunteer Training at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center