Federal Secretary of Service

November 29, 2007

Why don’t we have one already???

“I would love to see a federal Secretary of Service. It would be a place for all of these NGOs or nonprofits who need volunteers to come together and reach out and let people know that they can have careers in their organizations.” — Maria Shriver, First Lady of California

“No one is too young or too old to serve. If you can’t speak English, you can still serve. It doesn’t matter where you come from. It only matters that you give.” — Maria Shriver, Honorary Chair of California Volunteers




One Response to “Federal Secretary of Service”

  1. “(Ref: Secretary of Service.) This is a very good idea. But I would carry it one step further: the NGO’s and nonprofits should have a method whereby they could routinely and continuously compare notes, goals, ideas, etc., amongst themselves. I think this could help to eliminate some overlap of activities and even identify areas where money can be saved or even transfered. NGOs in particular are often hard-pressed to find funding.” — Alvar Helmes, President, Mission and Welfare Society – India.

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