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SCI Welcomes Our Newest AmeriCorps Member

Mollie O'Brien

Social Capital Inc. is happy to welcome our newest AmeriCorps member, Mollie O'Brien, to the team! Mollie will be serving in Woburn, primarily working in volunteer outreach, as well as performing various other general SCI outreach tasks. She started with us last week and will be continuing her service until June. If you see her around Woburn, do not hesitate to introduce yourself!  

Mollie is very excited to start her AmeriCorps service year with Social Capital Inc.! The first project she will be working on for SCI Woburn is the Woburn Volunteers for Seniors project. This project will connect local volunteers with senior citizens, who need help with seasonal outdoor chores. If you're interested in learning more about Mollie and her role at SCI, or volunteering with SCI Woburn this year, please contact her at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org .
 

Part-time Position Available at SCI

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SCI Social Capital Inc. is currently seeking a part-time volunteer coordinator to assist with our Woburn Volunteers for Seniors Program, in collaboration with the Woburn Council on Aging. In this program, volunteers will be matched with local seniors to assist with fall/winter outdoor chores such as leaf raking/disposal and snow shoveling. This assisting can be life-saving in the instance of extreme snowfall!

The position would entail recruiting volunteers from Woburn and neighboring communities and matching these volunteers with isolated seniors in Woburn. The Woburn Council on Aging will identify seniors needing assistance and refer them to the volunteer coordinator for matching.

Today is your Last Chance To Recycle your Appliances This Year!

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Do you have unused or broken electronic appliances simply taking up space in your home? Perhaps, you are planning on having guests over your house this holiday season and need to clear up some extra space? Then why not bring your unwanted appliances down to Spence Farm for an Appliance Recycling Collection Drive!

Have your unwanted appliances recycled for a minimal cost, while at the same time supporting local organizations. On Saturday, November 17 from 9am to 1pm half the proceeds from the appliance recycling drive will raise money for Social Capital, Inc. in Woburn. For a full price list of items to recycle, see the attached list.

We are also still looking for volunteers to help out with this event! We need people to lift appliances as well as people to greet those who are dropping off their appliances. This is a great opportunity to volunteer for a good cause while having fun! See the attached flyer for more information on how you can help out!

Social Media Team Launch Meeting!

You are invited to the Social Media Team Launch Meeting!
 
The Social Media Team will be a way able to amplify social media messages promoting events and opportunities in your community.
 
At this meeting we will discuss and brainstorm how to make the Team as effective as possible. In attendance at the meeting will be social media enthusiasts and potential Team members.
 
For more details:  sciteam.eventbrite.com.

New SCI AmeriCorps Position Here in Woburn

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We are currently accepting applications for a half-year AmeriCorps position that starts in late January 2012 and serves through June 2012.  The position based here in Woburn is as an Outreach and Technology Coordinator who will be helping to develop and market cross-community volunteer recruitment efforts, and collaborative systems for recruiting and managing volunteers.

Click here for more information and a position description.  To apply for this half-year position, please send a cover letter and resume to Dan McConvey, SCI AmeriCorps Program Manager, at dmcconvey@socialcapitalinc.org.

Seven New AmeriCorps Members Begin Serving Woburn

AmeriCorps LogoSocial Capital Inc. (SCI) has recently been joined by a new team of AmeriCorps Members.  These new members have been placed throughout the Woburn community, helping several different organizations expand their services to the community during this time of need.

Michael Cooper serves is serving as an Outreach and Technology Coordinator for the SCI Woburn office.  He manages the "Week in Woburn" eNews, serves as webmaster for the SCI Woburn website and operates various other web technologies for other SCI sites.  He has a B.A. in Philosophy from Furman University, an M.A. in Philosophy from Texas Tech University, and is currently finishing his M.S. in Ethics and Public Policy from Suffolk University.

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