This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week. I want to personally thank all of our volunteers for being a valued member of our conservation team. I also want to extend a special thank you to the Delaware employees who are utilizing our volunteers’ vast talents.
The NRCS theme for this year is “Volunteers Making a Better Tomorrow Today” and we have a lot to celebrate. Earth Team volunteers have been involved in assisting employees in their conservation-related projects. Their work allows us to stretch available resources and help us put additional conservation practices on the ground. This improves our customer service and improves the environment for all of us.
At NRCS in Delaware, we are very proud of our volunteers’ talents and commitment to conservation. Their dedication and passion toward this agency is second to none.
Again, I just want to pause to say a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ to all of Delaware’s Earth Team volunteers for contributing and being a part of our important conservation work. I hope that you will join me in celebrating our volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, as well.
Kasey L. Taylor
= 57 hours since beginning of FY2014
Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Jump
Earth Team Volunteer Linda Jump continues to impress the Delaware NRCS state office staff with her productivity, efficiency and organizational skills. Linda began as an Earth Team volunteer in Delaware in 2008 and has willingly volunteered her time and talents ever since.
Before joining the Earth Team, Linda worked as a secretary and public affairs assistant for 10 years at the New Jersey NRCS State Office. Now retired, she uses volunteering as a way to stay engaged with people in the working world.
Linda volunteers primarily in outreach and communications—her activities include coordinating the promotional and informational materials for outreach events, keeping inventory of all promotional items and ensuring ample supply of informational materials. Due to her reliability, Linda has been utilized by the Programs and Administration staffs to handle duties such as copying, organizing paperwork, mailing letters and more.
During National Volunteer Week, NRCS in Delaware salutes one of its most committed Earth Team Volunteers of six years—Mrs. Linda Jump.
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