Collaboration and the Voluntary sector

There has been a lot going on in the UK in the field of collaboration and the Voluntary Sector while I have been hibernating.

Noticeably for Mentoring Worldwide a mention in the new published I-See-T project report to download as an Adobe PDF. It’s also available to read and comment on online in the style of the dotOrganize report: Online Technology for Social Change which says we are an organisation that has been monitored during the study.

How embarrassing – too much of our thinking of late has been done offline and my main new year’s resolution is to relaunch this project and blog.

I’d be the first to echo one of their findings…

There was however an acknowledgement that although the tools themselves might be free or low cost, a significant investment in time may be required to exploit them fully

A year ago I was full of excitement about all the new tools ( I still am) but now realise I don’t have the time or skills to test them all so am delighted to see the Orgnizer’s Tool Crib121 tools reviewed and rated…

Nancy White has reviewed the whole document, who better?

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One response to “Collaboration and the Voluntary sector

  1. I lead the Tutor/Mentor Connection, based in Chicago. I encourage world wide mentors to visit http://www.tutormentorconnection.org to visit the site and see how we’re using maps of Chicago to draw volunteers and donors to various sites in the city. Add you link. Introduce yourself. Let’s see if we can connect with each other from different sides of the ocean.

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