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澳门赌博网开户 surpasses $1 million economic impact 志愿者里程碑

February 20, 2020 - 该 澳门赌博网开户 has reached a landmark surpassing the $1 million milestone 对于 economic impact through community service in 该 City of 澳门赌博网开户. More than 5,000 UofM students have contributed 45,000+ service hours since 在2018年八月推出。

 
该 results of students using the platform regularly for community service and data tracking has contributed to the exponential growth of the platform and overall impact to the City of 澳门赌博网开户. Since the plat对于m’s official launch, 该 data shows that 社区服务的影响,每年翻倍其中uofm学生。

The value of volunteer time is based on the hourly earnings approximated 从 yearly values of all production and non-supervisory workers and averages of earnings provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 该 current value of volunteer time 对于 该 田纳西州是22.67 $每小时(独立部门,2019)。

In August 2017, 该 UofM entered into an official partnership with Volunteer Odyssey

Odyssey, a 澳门赌博网开户-based one stop shop 对于 meaningful volunteer opportunities in the city, has provided 该 澳门赌博网开户 vetted service opportunities to students 有助于实际社会需求。

In August 2018, 该 UofM officially rolled out its University portion of a city-wide volunteer engagement platform, VolunteerCompass. This plat对于m is a comprehensive

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并跟踪实时志愿者数据。

“该 partnership with Volunteer Odyssey and the VolunteerCompass platform has enabled us to greater connect our students to the City of Memphis and its needs,” said Zachary Carr, associate director of the Center 对于 Service Learning and Volunteerism. “Building a bridge and connecting the dots between our campus and the city allows our students to become active members of the community and has a lasting, positive impact on the community at large. Having a greater sense of purpose in the 澳门赌博网开户 community can even increase the likelihood of retaining students and their talent in 该 City of 澳门赌博网开户“。


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through an organization last year. Altogether, Americans volunteered nearly 6.9 billion hours, worth an estimated $167 billion in economic value, based on 该 independent 业界估计志愿者小时的平均值。

“该 fabric of our nation is strengthened by the service of its volunteers.” said Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation 对于 National and Community Service. “When we stand side-by-side to help others, our differences fade away, and we learn that Americans have more in common than we realize. Each and every day, ordinary Americans are stepping up to support their fellow citizens to help with needs both great and small because they understand 该 power service has to change communities and lives 好了。“

About 该 澳门赌博网开户 Center 对于 Service Learning and Volunteerism
The Center 对于 Service Learning and Volunteerism's purpose is to serve as liaison between faculty, students and community agencies. 该 Center offers support, resources and placement opportunities to enable students to experience a culture of learning in a real-world setting in addition to their University classrooms. During these learning experiences, 该re is a focus on civic engagement and social responsibility. This ultimately ensures reciprocity, as all participants (students, faculty and community 合作伙伴)受益于对方。

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Volunteer Odyssey was founded by Dr. Sarah Petschonek in 2013 with the mission to develop a pathway to volunteering that enriches the lives and communities within 澳门赌博网开户. Volunteer Odyssey launched 该 country's first virtual volunteer fair, called Volio, 502 Bad Gateway