Join us for the next Group Volunteer Orientation at the Resource Center for Nonviolence! July 22nd from 11:00am-12:30pm
There are a bunch of different ways to get involved with nonviolent activism in Santa Cruz County. To start, please attend out next group volunteer orientation!
Our next group volunteer orientation is scheduled for:
Saturday July 22nd from 11:00am-12:30pm
at the Resource Center for Nonviolence
612 Ocean St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Possible Volunteer Roles Include:
Social Media and Blogger
Website Update and Content
Maintenance and Landscape
Palestine Israel Action Committee
PLEASE RSVP SO WE KNOW YOU'RE COMING!
— The History of Volunteers at the RCNV:
The Resource Center for Nonviolence was founded by volunteers. Since 1976 RCNV staff and volunteers have worked together to make the practice of nonviolence a means of affecting personal change and creating a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.
Born amidst the anti-nuclear movement, staff and volunteers conducted trainings for nonviolent direct action by the Abalone Alliance at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant and the Stop Trident/Convert Lockheed in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties.
Over the last 40 years the center has been a rallying point for community organizing both locally and internationally by focusing on issues that impact us here at home as well as abroad. With campaigns that have been directed at reducing police brutality, mitigating the conflict in the Palestine and Israel and coordinating the residents of Lower Ocean to in Santa Cruz to conduct neighborhood organizing for community safety and responsible landlord practices.
The sheer amount of important work could not have happened without the support and dedication of volunteers like you. Thank you for signing up and making a commitment to a nonviolent world.
Just how important are volunteers to the Resource Center for Nonviolence?:
Volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Some of us are familiar with the term “it takes a village”, and this is a perfect example.
The Resource Center for Nonviolence only has four part time employees and one quarter-time employee. That’s right, only FOUR part-timers. That means that all of the other aspects of the RCNV are taking on and facilitated with volunteer time and energy. I have included an organizational chart on the next page. Please make sure to check it out to get a feel for just how important you are to us.
Did you know that for every hour that you volunteer it is like donating over $23.00 to the Resource Center for Nonviolence?!