Sep 11- Lyn McDonough from lodestar center
September 18 marco Mendoza from AU and SA
September 30 craig Talmage from SCRD
These are all on Wednesday
LODESTAR center nonprofit news newsletter. Check the powerpoint on BB after clss
Visit Salvation army on sept 20, October 11 and Nov 13 (All are fridays)
Individual vs. society trees vs. forest practice vs. theory
7 online assignments 20pts each – weekly readings plus discussions
Final and midterm closed book based on reading and presentations 80 pts, hand written
APA formatting on everything.
Look at etymology
Volunteering is a western word. Dictionary: of one’s free will (modern def not a syn for willing) no
payment, supported by outside funds and not taxes or fees
Common good vs. personal gain/obligation
Lecture Maricopa county budget 10:15 @mercado
Volunteerism: relating to volunteers
Voluntarism: Anything done voluntary (free will)
Community Service: Activities that that meet community needs but sometimes might not be
Community refers to society fact of belonging to all Geographic (physical) Symbolic (identity,
organization, institution) Place, Space-perceptual, Identity-organization/school, Experience-
feeling of, Market-Healthy market
Boundary?: what are restrictions what does the boundary imply
Textbook vs. Everyday Life History
Speaker Lyn Mcdonald Promotion of a book. Work on purpose
Heart: Mental Health, Science, thought pieces, buddy e-mails, NASGR, education,
Head: tolerance, interactions, hate kids, my buddies, engineers, science, discipline, camping,
STEAM outreach, camps and enrichment programs,
Filmore and 4 ave
Idea of volunteer experience over time with consideration to age
Salvation Army lecture relationships and scope of project
2, 5, 9?, 10
Formal Volunteering—benefit community, own free will, no payment $$, designated volunteering
Draft letters for events
Co-ordinate who gets the letters –state press, New Times, Republic, Tribune, Sun Devil Chat,
College Times, Dream Catcher,
What motivates people? Work in teams for SA groups
List the names of the 6 motivations (functions) of the Volunteer Functions Inventory. Write a
short description (12 sentences) of each.
Selected Value: An individual needs to feel like they are contributing to something they care about.
Enchantment: Almost like a personal connection, an individual will want to feel like they personally are getting something out of their work, often in the form of education or an experience.
Social: Individuals enjoy feeling like they are part of a group of people who share their ideals and can make
connections with people they may nothave elsewise met.
Career: Individuals also enjoy making their resume look better and help them make connetions with more
people, and help with future prospects in life like being hired for certain companies and getting into certain
Protective: Some people use volunteering to justify themselves or to escape their own personal problems,
sometimes by helping people who have the same problems as themselves and realize what they are capable
of making them feel safer and more competant.
Understanding: People often use volunteering to learn about the world, and practice certain skills.
Motivation lecture. What motivates people to do things/volunteer?
I get something. Homo Economicus why do it if we don’t get anything?
Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation
What we really want: to learn, find opportunities, recognition, supportive people, a chance to
Café set-up for class discussion.
Theories. What they are and what are some kinds. How do we know why the lights turned off?
Giraffe, switch, power outage, etc Create own theory to be critiqued and be proven right or
Community organizing, what is it? Garage sales, websites for the city or a group,
Eyntomology, organ—preforming special functions, organize-to provide with an organic
Principles of CO grassroots, democratic, empowering, problem-solving, relationship building,
undertsnad community, actual engagement
Term com organ, civil rights labor movements, philosophical influence, womens, lgbt rights, anti-
war, disability rights, HOW TO USE ABUNDENT COMMUNITY TO PROMOTE THIS? Saul Alinsky -- chicago
Building power base, justification of means, find winnable goals and reach them
Communities are Systems
Systema—organized whole, body.
Dynamic: in and out flows, understanding is fuzzy, externalities, ups and downs, progression
Living, not fixed.
New factory = more jobs, more businesses, increased pollution, traffic jams, urban sprawl,
inflation in prices, increased crime rate.
7 types of community capitals, cultural, social, financial, natural, human, political, built. All are
Natural—environment, local landscape, natural beauty, natural amenities, (town lake, civic
space park, south mt.)