Cristin Caine is the Founder and CEO of Charity Connect, a nonprofit that facilitates volunteerism through personal connection. Cristin believes the full and expansive benefits of volunteering can only be reached when the service opportunity fits with the volunteer’s true interests, availability and goals. Drawing upon her experience matching and on-boarding volunteers with organizations, Cristin will discuss ways to incorporate service into your lives.
The key takeaways from this presentation will include:
The importance of self-inventory before searching for volunteer opportunities
Examples of how personal and professional goals can be incorporated into volunteering
How to effectively communicate with nonprofits to reach your volunteer goals
Cristin’s background in special events fundraising and as a public school teacher combined with her fulfilling volunteer positions led to her creation of Charity Connect. Cristin engages individuals in customized community service by building relationships with her clients (potential volunteers) and organizations that utilize volunteers. In addition to individual consultations, Cristin conducts workshops to promote strategic volunteering; service which incorporates personal and professional goals. Cristin also facilitates strategy sessions for volunteer managers in volunteer engagement and retention.