Volunteering Together: The Benefits of Family Volunteerism

Volunteering is a dynamic, enriching experience for adults and children alike, and more families are looking to volunteering as a way to spend time together. Read on to learn how your volunteering can benefit the whole family. Volunteering transmits values Children learn through observation and model this behavior. When parents or other family members exhibit [...]

By |2018-10-26T12:56:01-05:00September 27th, 2018|Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

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 |2017-02-16T19:38:11-05:00February 16th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

The Real-World Benefits of Volunteering in College

When a student reflects on his or her college experience, what do they hope to remember? Lifelong friends, riveting classroom discussions, and walking across that stage to get their diploma are all highlights of the undergraduate experience. But in today’s quickly evolving job market, there’s one thing students should be adding to their list of college memories [...]

By |2018-04-17T04:48:45-05:00February 13th, 2017|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 |2017-02-09T10:47:52-05:00February 9th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments
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