Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Serve, Inc.

  • Tampa, FL
  • www.servevolunteers.org

Mission Statement

SERVE's mission is to increase student achievement and enhance the educational experience by providing community volunteers to support Hillsborough County Educators.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Training and Volunteer Managemen
  3. Speakers Bureau
  4. Reward and recognition
  5. Volunteer screening
Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

SERVE supports volunteers and schools in Hillsborough County (greater Tampa) Florida area,

ruling year

1970

Executive Director since 1998

Self-reported

Ms. Donna Houchen

Keywords

Self-reported

education, Hillsborough, volunteers, tutor, speakers

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Also Known As

SERVE - Volunteers in Education

EIN

59-1270557

Physical Address

3111 Tampa Bay Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33607

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Voluntarism Promotion (T40)

Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement (B92)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

Ø 47,000 SERVE volunteers contributed over 1.8 million hours in the 2011-12 school year with a value of over $41.2 million.
 
Ø SERVE volunteer speakers present to over 57,000 students annually.

Ø The SERVE Tutor program trains over 2,900 volunteers, parents, and students to work as tutors reaching well over 6,000 students annually.

Ø Parents are an important part of their child’s education. SERVE trains over 400 parents annually to reinforce academics in the home.

Ø SERVE trains 1,400 school staff annually on volunteer management and how to work with volunteers at the local school site and in the classroom.

Ø SERVE screens an average of 34,000 volunteers annually, at an average cost of $3.50 per application (data entry only) at no cost to the volunteer.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

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Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Training and Volunteer Managemen

Training of:
school staff on working with volunteers,
volunteers to be tutors and academic mentors
parents to work with their children in reading/math
older students working with younger students as tutors

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Adults

None

Budget

Program 3

Speakers Bureau

Volunteer Speakers Bureau providing:
individuals to meet school speaking needs
groups and organizations that have special educational programs

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

None

Budget

Program 4

Reward and recognition

provide opportunities for schools to recognize and support their volunteers

Category

None

Population(s) Served

None

None

None

Budget

Program 5

Volunteer screening

ensure the safety of the students by doing background checks on all volunteers.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

None

None

None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

SERVE supports volunteers and schools in Hillsborough County (greater Tampa) Florida area,

Affiliations + Memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

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Financials

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SERVE INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Serve, Inc.

Leadership

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Executive Director

Ms. Donna Houchen

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Tammy Peralta

Bean Productions

Term: July 2013 - June 2014

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?