When volunteering abroad, many people look for what will be a unique experience allowing them to assist where helping hands are needed and also to learn something. For some of you, the perfect fit might be volunteering ...
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Today’s post comes from Bea Boccalandro, President of VeraWorks, frequent speaker on corporate community involvement and author of “The End of Employee Volunteering: A Necessary Step to Substantive Employee Engagement in the Community.
When the Peace Corps was created 50 years ago, Jan Karon was among the first volunteers who signed up to promote peace and understanding around the world. Current and former Peace Corps volunteers now number 200,000 and have visited 139 nations.
On Sept. 22, 1961, Congress approved legislation creating the Peace Corps. This organization was born not of politics, but rather the enthusiasm and idealism of students responding to a speech by President John F.
Ugive.org began as a free web site that allowed high school students to find and sign up for volunteer opportunities at charities. Today, high school administrators in 22 states use it to encourage their students to volunteer.
The Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog tells the stories of Microsoft's Citizenship, corporate social responsibility and community efforts to help provide access to technology, strengthen economies, address societal challenges.
Photo provided by California Library Literacy Services, a statewide program of the California State Library Over the past few years, California Public Libraries have become a an inspiration to nonprofit volunteer managers with the success of their...