My name is Laura Ellis and I am the Senior Associate of Client Relations here at VolunteerMatch. I spend most of my time training and supporting our corporate partners, and making sure their volunteer programs run with ease.
Volunteering can help you make friends, learn new skills, advance your career, and even stay healthy. Learn how to find the right fit.
My Thoughts: This article is more to inform you about volunteering and the benefits from it. The four main benefits that it states is: Volunteering helps you connect with others, Volunteering is good for the mind and body, Volunteering can advance your career, and Volunteering brings fulfillment to your life. I would completly agree with these being significant benefits to Volunteering.
Telecommuting, competitive pay, stock options, extended vacation time, a gym, catered lunches and other attractive benefits will get talented recruits to come work for your company. But once they’ve arrived, how do you keep them?
Young Americans born after 1982 — known as Millennial Generation — care less about political participation, other people and saving the environment than previous generations, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
Looking for volunteers? The person most likely to help is a married white woman between 35 and 44 who's a college graduate, works part-time and has one at least one child under 18, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics survey .
Happy Friday! This week announced that the value of volunteering has increased 35 cents. The 2012 value of volunteer time is now $22.14/hour, up from the 2011 value of $21.79. Thank you for continuing to add so much value to the world!
Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study Boston.com In the first, 14 seniors were trained to use the social media platform and were asked to post at least once day. Participants were instructed to befriend people within the group.
Serving on the board of directors for any organization is a scary thing. When I joined my first board, I had the assumption that it would be easy work. There wasn’t much to it… you write a check, attend a few meetings and make a decision or two. I could not have been more wrong.