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heidi15

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Review for SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC, Burbank, CA, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

This Society is an all volunteer run organization that depends completely on member donations to maintain the library and hold the largest annual West Coast-based genealogical conference. The 30,000 item collection of books, manuscripts, microfiche, and CDs is a veritable cornucopia of clues and information concerning the heritage of all who dare to visit.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

learning from all of the other highly skilled and motivated volunteers.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand its resources to address a larger Southern California population than it currently does

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I work with the all volunteer staff to maintain the library and assist patrons with their genealogy research.

Review for RedRover, Sacramento, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I just recently completed a deployment to Kern County with UAN/EARS. The experience from beginning to end was a good one. As a volunteer in animal rescue situations, the key is to have an excellent support system, whether it be advanced training, on-site communication about changing conditions or dealing with difficult emotional situations. Throughout, I found the UAN/EARS volunteers and staff both were highly trained and provided the support I needed.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

participating in a group effort to aid animals in distress.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

highly trained and knowledgeable. All were willing to share that knowledgeable to those of us less skilled.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

have a big impact on eliminating situations in which animals experience cruelty.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I volunteer at the UAN/EARS temporary shelters in California.