Enhancing a Nonprofit’s Efforts to Increase its Fundraising

ReServist Michelle A. was placed as an Event Planner at Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House. As an accomplished fundraiser with experience directing events, developing and delivering corporate presentations and producing written materials for charitable and nonprofit organizations, Michelle will help this nonprofit enhance its fundraising capacity.




Helping Sing For Hope Manage its Growth

ReServist Paul D. is helping Sing For Hope create financial protocols and processes to manage its growth and to assist in strategic planning. Paul’s expertise lies in finance, budgeting, and business organization and management and has a background managing financial systems for TV networks and film companies.  Paul is also a professional saxophone player and is experienced in retail sales and music performance.




Executing Human Resources Strategies to Strengthen Nonprofit’s Capacity

The Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) is at a pivotal stage of growth and needed an experienced HR professional to implement a new human resources initiative. ReServist Judi L. stepped up to serve as a Human Resources Generalist to help LIFT recruit and on board new staff and execute new employee and volunteer engagement and retention strategies.





Applied Anthropologist Helping More Students Enroll into College

ReServist Robert L., PhD was placed as an AmeriCorps READY College Mentor at Park Slope Collegiate High School. His academic and professional achievements will help underserved students overcome their challenges so they can reach for the stars. 





Multilingual ReServist Serving Queens Library’s Diverse Patrons

AmeriCorps ReServist Merrie M. was placed as the Adult Learner Leadership Coordinator Adult Education Corps Member at Queens Library to connect patrons to the program’s offerings. Her fluency in English, French and Portuguese enhances the the library’s efforts to serve diverse patrons. Merrie’s background in administration and customer service in multicultural settings makes her a perfect fit for the library’s Adult Literacy Program.




Mentoring Youth to Improve School Attendance

ReServist Penelope M. was placed as a Transition Coach at Business of Sports High School for ReServe’s joint initiative with Mayor Bloomberg’s Interagency Task Force on Truancy and Chronic Absenteeism. She is engaging and supporting youth who are re-entering school after prolonged absences due to foster care or temporary housing placement, as well as those returning from suspension.  Penelope is a retired social worker with more than 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in various settings, including public and private schools, a mental health clinic and a city shelter.




Tapping His Love of New York City to Promote Times Square

Reservist Eric W. was placed as a Marketing & Communications Associate at Times Square Alliance. As a freelance writer and researcher, local history consultant, photographer and licensed New York City tour guide, Eric is a quintessential New Yorker and his love and knowledge of the City is a great match for the Alliance. He’ll be great at marketing and communicating about one of New York’s most entertaining neighborhoods.


These are a few of the matches that ReServe makes on a weekly basis. ReServe ensures that the ReServist's background and experience is a good match for our Partner organizations and that the experience is a positive and enriching experience for both Partner and ReServist.