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About Annelise Ferry

Annelise is an avid traveler, photographer, and writer. When she’s not at Galaxy Digital, you can find her studying Japanese, binge-watching television, or parenting her two cats, Gatsby and Stella.

Volunteer. Your Health Will Thank You!

Want to volunteer, but need an extra push to sign up for that service opportunity? What if I told you that volunteering not only impacts your community, but can improve your health as well? I’d say that’s a win-win! I know what you’re thinking: it’s too good to be true.  But there is quite a [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

Should You Volunteer Your Specialized Skills to a Nonprofit?

When we volunteer at charitable organizations, we often do so because we are passionate about the cause. We might not care if the work is unskilled, as long as we’re cleaning up our city’s river, fundraising for cancer, or collecting in-kind donations for a food bank. But increasingly, people are volunteering with nonprofits as a [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

Need a Paying Job? Volunteer!

You may be a high school or college student, a recent graduate, or someone changing careers, but the lesson remains the same: Volunteering makes you a stronger job candidate if you’re currently unemployed. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a government agency that promotes volunteerism. In 2013, it released a study that quantifies the [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

Four tips that will help you recruit college volunteers

If a nonprofit is located near a community college or university, it has some built-in advantages. College students are energetic, enthusiastic, and bright young people who are eager to gain experience while making a difference in the world. In fact, 33% of volunteers identify “professional networking and development” as motivating factors for working with a [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources|6 Comments