The Definition of My Volunteerism

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Circle Dots
Circle Dots

the image above is one I made in february of this year, 2015.

i. Fictional Voluntier Project Definition
Updated through 05.18.2015–05.19.2015
Redone to reduce confusion and causes of communication errors. This includes the definitions of words.
I am currently occupied as an independent volunteer. This means that I pick specific volunteer selections to support.

Plant Staples
Plant Staples

I was not satisfied with the progress of certain volunteer engagements in the past, and so I have chosen to work on replacement and more well-defined projects, now; beginning in may of this year, 2015. This flyer is made to draw my volunteer agenda, without revealing the confidentiality of the selections, I am at this date working on.
At this point in 2015, I: am in a waiting stage for one project; working on another project; designing my own project for the future; using my own art to select new endeavors: this is all done with immense time management skills that I formed while a traditional employee in-other-words while working for pay; I am consistently modifying my style of presentation to further my universe. I mean the last word in an artistic way of our engagements changing and creating for us spaces that are approved by us in Time.

Fiction for Free Distribution

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It has been taking forever to type everything up that I have already planned to distribute for free that is not part of any other group of my work. So I video’d it. Now it’s done in approximately the time (shorter than) it was written in … and so much time has been conserved!

Friends on Facebook

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Date: 05/13/2015

To be brief: After consulting with someone with more experience than I; I have been asked to use Facebook as a Tool for Record-Keeping and to Remove my Limited

Friend List because of the professional interference that keeping friends has Cost me. The person advising me also mentioned that being both A Professional Volunteer & A Person who Creates Art; can be confusing, and at times threatening for people not connected to me through one of these avenues. In making My Work Top Priority: I am no longer accepting and/or adding friends on Facebook: this includes groups connected to anything that has proven to have been interfering in the Recent Past, with Regard to Both Professional Volunteer Work & and Art–Activity … Thank You!

Professional Networking (Phone-Call) Blurb:

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Professional Networking (Phone-Call) Blurb:

Date: 05/15/2015

” Hello: my name is Goura.
I am a professional volunteer; currently, engaging in several volunteer projects. I spoke to so_and_so about possibly interviewing you for this specific project: (name the project and where it is centered) ; that I worked on a few years ago;”

(already & note: this shares that I have experience not just at present, but also in the past with working on this project)
“I was not satisfied with the progress of this project then:¬†while working on it a few years ago, and so I have chosen to work on it further (at present).

To give you a brief summary of this project: ”
(have facts memorized and also incorporate your own experience connected to these facts, that you can reference if needed through a reliable source or sources; but keep it brief as this is not meant to be a long phone conversation; and networking or reaching out should not be a means to take away others’ freedom(s), and also (not to) push around referrals! that often come through the desire to further efforts of people’s well-intentioning sharing.)
“I consider this to be an exceptionally important project, especially as a record for this Nation’s history. I cannot force you to participate in this project; and, I do want to encourage you to think about participating; and, I will also provide you with my contact information. As I have already mentioned, I am a professional volunteer; ¬†this means that my schedule is open to bend to your accommodation-needs: even if only to discuss this project in-person.

I am happy to meet with you, and glad to discuss this project; even if, you decide not to
participate.

Thank You for your time, and I am excited to meet with you in-person!”

The definition of “blurb” from merriam-webster.com, is:
” : a short description that praises something (such as a book) so that people will want to buy it “

Grant Requests … An Idea

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Date: 05/11/2015

Since I have yet another idea, and it is quite difficult to perform certain aspects of

volunteer projects without an income; I am researching grant opportunities to further

my community engagement activities. For one thing, I could really use an assistant to

better organize my schedule and help with the networking of at least one volunteer engagement; that alone is something like a part-time job; that I have been limiting because I have other projects to work on; in addition to my own art activities. I have come up with a

budget for how much my volunteer enterprises cost; and this includes how much an assistant for Fictional VolunTier will get budgeted.

(Also I need the time to brainstorm my new idea, but I have been bogged down with a variety of activities; and this leaves me little time for severe organization, which is what I need at this point: I have thus accepted the schedule advice of someone more experienced and I am breaking up my volunteer and art engagements so that not each is being worked on each day of the week; otherwise the hours get too much … and of course this is all done without

monetary compensation!)

Notes:

-Networking Continues for One Project

-Assignment Work Continues for Another Project

-Brainstorm Time needs to be Factored into My Schedule for A New Project

-Scheduling one more engagement

(Aside: My next book is also being put together by me at this time; the work was done

months ago while on-pilgrimage but the time was not there to complete its organization. Though this is technically outside of my volunteer work; I consider it just as important;

and I keep up with my new fictional writings daily!)

Resource Issues … Stepping Outside

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After repeated technological failings on at least a couple of devices; I have to post-pone work on one engagement further; while forming another. This means I have to now step outside to public spaces of available resources … what a hassle & enormous delay … fortunately, I always have the art–stuff to work–on; to be blatant, the volunteer-ism has caused me numerous delays since I got back to California in November of 2014; so-much-so, that a book that was completed, roughly around then never got the chance to be put-together … I suppose it’s important to mention this here since it is a huge factor in my time constraints of Living.

Definition of “volunteerism” from merriam-webster.com:

“1. voluntarism

2. the act or practice of doing volunteer work in community service …”

Part of One Universe;

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Date: 05/10/2015

The-Organization;

The organization, continues:

The-Universe-Name :

Fictional VolunTier

3 Folders, for present:

— Writing (Fiction)

— One Volun Proj.

— Two Volun Proj.


Two Notebooks, at present

constant

use :

(1) Fiction

(a) for Blog-ging

(b) for book(s)

(c) for distri-bution

(2) Both Volun Notes

(a) for public dissemination

1. blog-ging

2. typed-up Spreading soft-copies

(b) organization: plan, execute

1. maintain confidentiality!

An aside topic;

Example, schedule (3 hours, only):

(1) Respond to emails regarding volunteer projects;

avoiding phone conversations as information

gathered this way has proven itself faulty

; discovered through recent but completed

volunteer engagements; people tend to fib less

when there is written documentation of their communication;

just a personal–volunteer opinion of experience.

(2) Art–related activity

(3) Information take–in

(4) Note-taking and organization to put forth constantly

adapting forms of execution

(a brief version …)