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  1. Include a Pro Bono Section

    It would be great to see pro bono listed as one of the categories you could search under. Just as the categories give options for those specifically looking to tutor or work in technology, including pro bono as a section would help separate out opportunities for those hoping to use their professional skills for service versus those doing non-skills-based volunteering.

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    • Help orient me to my local volunteer center

      I'm overwhelmed by all the volunteer opportunities in my town - I want someone to talk to about volunteering, where to start, what to try, how you can make a difference. Show me some places to find friendly faces

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      • Ratings and reviews

        Have user-submitted ratings and reviews of listings.

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        • make it easier to find the opportunities posted by registered users

          I have posted several opportunities on other sites (serve.gov, volunteermatch.com) and I can't find them on here when I search by opportunity or agency name

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          • Please include phone contact information in the API results

            I have noticed that the API search results include a field for phone contact information, but I have yet to see a result where the phone number is actually populated. However, clicking through to the actual results, very often there is a contact phone number. I suspect that this data is not yet being imported, but for my project it is the most important field.

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            • Establish a point system to measure impact

              Point system would leverage the power of social proof to encourage people to contribute more. Points would be distributed based on any number of actions and contributions, including: the number of volunteers that are recruited, the number of hours served, the amount of donations given or recruited, and amount of impact, etc, and users can even give each other points.

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              • The URL reflects the local organization whose feed you're using

                The freedomcorps.gov site used to include the logo and url of the local volunteer center whose feed it was using. Now when someone searches (e.g. Create the Good) what shows up is the url of the vendor we use, so people searching don't know that a local organization is hosting that opportunity and has vetted it. We're supplying your feed, so would really like credit in the intitial search list. Thanks

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                • How can I post a need for a "mentor" for my child?

                  How can I post a request for a mentor for my child? I have sons who want a college student or college graduate to give them advice on dating, help give them encouragement to do well in school, play ball (baseball, basketball, tennis, etc.) with one or both of them. I can't figure out how to post a request. I applied to Big Brother Big Sister about 6 months ago but they say they don't get any volunteers in the Lake Conroe area. Please offer this connection service via your web site. Obviously, the parent should screen the mentor before…

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                    • Category Section

                      I'm wondering if its feasible to "edit" the "category" section of the all for good gadget? I realized that its too limited to six (6) categories (Animals, Education, Health, Nature, Seniors, Technology), how about if we want to add up e.g Youth, Women (just to be specific)? Can u add a tool for this?

                      Thanks,
                      Dindin

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                      • Give "advanced" search options

                        For example, I searched under "MLK day" but got no relevant results, yet MLK.org links to this site via serve.gov It would be nice to have advance options to search for special events, by organization names, to NOT search for something, etc. For example, I got better results when I searched for "King Day of Service", but I also live in Philadelphia which is near "King of Prussia, PA" which kept popping up.

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                        • Zip code search - doesn't search surrounding areas

                          This may be a Denver-specific thing, but here's my specific bug:
                          When I search for 'Project Angel Heart' near 80207 (the zip code closest to the actual facility), I get nothing, but when I search the zip code for Denver (80218), which is the next zip code to the West, I find the listing. The data is being pulled from volunteermatch.org, which does list 80218 as the zip code, but allforgood is definitely failing at checking surrounding zip codes in this instance.

                          The message that I get is:
                          Your search for “Project Angel Heart” near “80207” did not match any…

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                            Thank you for this. We are rolling out changes to geographical proximity searches this month, which should improve these results. Thank you for the level of specificity here.

                          • Include a search by date function

                            I'm trying to find a service activity for January 18, MLK day, but couldn't find a way to search by a specific date. Thanks!

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                              • Search by date

                                I suggest you make this site more like the old site that was connected to serve.gov in that one can sort all of the service events by date and by length (one-time deal, temporary, etc.)

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                                  • please include name of organization in the API results

                                    a key piece of user feedback (we are on the Android) is that folks would like to see the name of the organization hosting the event somewhere. THanks!

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                                    • Opportunity listed for multiple states

                                      I listed an opportunity for NC and it is fine for Western VA and TN - but it seems to be listed for other states as well, such as OH.

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                                      • Remove Meetup.com listings from system

                                        It seems like most of the Meetup.com listings at AFG have nothing to do with volunteering and service. Look at the ones on this result page:
                                        http://www.allforgood.org/search#num=10&start=1&vol_loc=85715&timeperiod=everything&cache=1

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                                          Thank you for this. Meetup is one of our valued partners, and we are continually working with them to get better listings from them. That having been said, occasionally off-topics listings get through.
                                          Thank you for this.

                                        • show only my posts on widget

                                          I want only my posts to show on the widget or application I put on facebook or my blog.

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