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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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