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Jayne Cravens
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Attended Open University
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Are you under pressure to be neutral/non-controversial in your nonprofit/NGO/government program's social media activities? Here's how to stay true to your mission/madate & still take a stand on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere:
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Ironic Hipster temporary tattoos are NOT for children under 3. Available @ Cornelius Fred Meyer's in the sauce aisle.
Ironic Hipster tiny tattoos. Not for children under 3. Bought at Fred Meyer's in Cornelius, Oregon for a dollar. I think it was in the sauce section.
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The future of virtual volunteering? Deeper relationships, higher impact. At least that's what I say in this new book from +VolunteerMatch and Wiley. 
In May 2015, the book Volunteer Engagement 2.0 will be published by Wiley. The brainchild of VolunteerMatch, the book is meant to be a "what's next" regarding volunteering, and features 35 differen...
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Seen the 2014 statistics for the UN's Online Volunteering service? They are available in the latest OV service newsletter from +United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme  #virtualvolunteering   #tech4good   #volunteers  
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A list of some credible nonprofit organizations that are based in Baltimore and are focused on economic empowerment, helping economically disadvantaged people, and/or building stronger, more empathetic, compassionate environments. They need your support - don't just rant on Facebook, consider donating - even volunteering. If you're in the USA and donated to help Nepal, why not Baltimore?
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New research by Patricia Groble and Jeffrey L. Brudney, “When Good Intentions Go Wrong: Immunity under the Volunteer Protection Act.” It’s research about a law in the USA. Sadly, cost of article access is far outside the budget of most managers of volunteers.  
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Tiny dog Lucinda (40 lbs) & giant dog Murree (200 lbs +): they are each other's chew toys:  
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I love you so +United Nations, especially the +United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) , but you MUST change how you recruit and involve unpaid interns / structure unpaid internships: 
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"Your volunteers can help you reach more people on Facebook." My blog today about how #volunteers can help a nonprofit, NGO, government agency or other mission-based organization increase the reach of #Facebook page posts, despite Facebook changes that have decreased viewership.  
Most nonprofits, NGOs, government agencies and other mission-based organizations have taken a big hit regarding their social media outreach because of changes to Facebook's newsfeed algorithm. Thes...
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Work
Occupation
Consultant
Employment
  • Various employers
    Consultant, 2005 - present
  • UNDP Afghanistsan
    Reporting & Communications Advisor, 2007 - 2007
  • UNDP / UNV
    Online Volunteering Specialist, 2001 - 2005
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Directory, Virtual Volunteering Project, 1996 - 2001
  • Joint Venture Silicon Valley
    Internal Communications Manager, 1995 - 1995
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Story
Tagline
Project management, communications, community engagement, motorcycle traveler
Introduction
Jayne is an internationally-recognized professional with more than 20 years of experience, primarily regarding communications, community/volunteer involvement, and capacity-building for nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations/civil society, government-based community programs, and corporate philanthropy programs. She has worked with groups on the local, regional, national and international level, and have worked extensively with multi-cultural audiences, corporate audiences, United Nations agencies, international aid workers, low-income communities, and those who are traditionally socially-excluded. She has a demonstrated commitment to gender issues and mainstreaming gender considerations in her work. She lived in Germany from Feb. 2001 - Apr. 2009, except for six months in 2007 when she lived in Afghanistan. In April 2009, she moved back to the USA. She's in the Portland, Oregon area. 
Bragging rights
I've lived or visited almost 40 countries
Education
  • Open University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Henderson County High School