Posts in: "Volunteering"

Building Up Immigrant and Refugee Youth, Building Up Myself

I accepted my AmeriCorps VISTA position not out of any deep desire to commit to a year of National Service, but because I was interested in the project and organization: creating educational opportunities to refugee and immigrant youth. However, the reason that I fulfilled my year-long commitment as an AmeriCorps VISTA was because of the amazing opportunities that were presented to me as a result being a National Service member. Read Article

Five Tips for Holiday Volunteering

'Tis the season when you're feeling like giving back. Am I right? But did you know that November and December are really hard months for nonprofits? They get an influx of people knocking on their doors to volunteer, and the truth is they don't need all that help just in that month-and-a-half time frame. Here are your volunteer pro tips for the holidays. Read Article