Technology, social-services volunteer help needed

There’s a ton of talent in Eden Prairie, and the Foundation is looking to tap it.

We’re currently looking for a number of volunteers in specific areas, including people who will advance our Strategic Plan, which calls for us to address hardship in a bigger way, be a “hub” in the community, and unite Eden Prairie on diversity and inclusion.

To get more specific, we need volunteers who can:

  • Help us build a technology platform that connects more than 80 nonprofits and civic organizations serving Eden Prairie. This hub will be continually updated by these groups so that the platform becomes a valuable source of services and other information. Right now, the Foundation is working off a large Excel spreadsheet and needs to move to a more accessible technology platform. Can you help envision and create one?
  • Explore and identify initiatives in areas including affordable housing and unemployment/underemployment. These are areas where the Foundation would like to make a bigger impact. But, more volunteers are needed to identify exactly how to do that in Eden Prairie.

Of course, we have other strategic-planning teams, committees, and a board of directors that all utilize volunteers who can move the Foundation forward. Some of them meet weekly or every other week; others meet just a few times a year. We’d love to show you how to share your talents in a way that makes Eden Prairie better!

If you’re interested and would like more information about becoming a Foundation volunteer, contact Executive Director Mark Weber at (952) 949-8499 or [email protected]. You can also find more information on this website.

 

About the Author Mark Weber has been the executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation since October 2013. In this role, he enjoys meeting with Eden Prairie residents, and being an active member of the community. If you’d like to connect with Mark, call him at (952) 949-8499 or email him. You can also read Mark’s full biography.

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