Christopher Scott, Author of A Day of Hope: Leading Volunteers to Make a Difference in Your Community.
Christopher Scott, nonprofit leader and author of A Day of Hope: Leading Volunteers to Make a Difference in Your Community
OK Radio host Lynne Norton speaks with Christopher Scott, nonprofit leader and author of A Day of Hope: Leading Volunteers to Make a Difference in Your Community. Christopher shares about the inspiration for his book and how volunteering can not only positively impact community but also lead to a nonprofit career.
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About Christopher Scott
Christopher Scott is a nonprofit leader who founded A Day of Hope, a nonprofit program that delivers baskets of food to families in need for Thanksgiving. Since A Day of Hope’s inception they have fed 1,081 families in the past five years.
He currently works for the United Way of Stanislaus in Modesto, CA as a Campaign Associate. He develops and maintains partnerships with local businesses to give, advocate, and volunteer to make a difference in their community.
An avid blogger, Christopher is always trying to find new ways to reach out and help more people. He writes several times a week on his blog at www.ChristopherScottBlog.com
About the Book: A Day of Hope
Have you ever thought it would be nice to make a difference in the lives of people in need? We all have a deep need to serve others who are less fortunate than us. In A Day of Hope: Leading Volunteers to Make a Difference in Your Community you’ll learn how Christopher Scott started feeding needy families in his community from his small apartment with nothing more than a telephone and computer. You’ll learn what the impact on people in need can be when one per-son decides to make a difference. In A Day of Hope you’ll learn all the necessary skills and tools to effectively make a difference in your community. Skills of fundraising, leadership, recruiting volunteers and running meetings are clearly taught and laid out for you. You’ll be fully equipped to make change in your community after reading this book.
Inspiration for the book
Overcoming roadblocks to volunteerism
Volunteering as a path to working for a nonprofit
Success story on mobilizing volunteers
OK IF? If Chris had one superpower, what would it be?