I had the unique opportunity to speak with Nicholas Midler – a young philanthropist who…
volunteer to career
” We are much broader than the zoo; we are a mission-driven organization with a global presence. Our mission is to save wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education and inspiring people to value nature. The Zoos and Aquarium operate as one of our primary educational arms to our conservation efforts.”
When I reached out to Victoria to let her know we’d be publishing her letter, she replied with a couple of other ideas she wanted to share. I invite you all to try out these two suggestions and see how things shift in your job search.
Volunteering allows you to help others and get involved with something you feel passionate about. But did you know volunteering has other benefits, too?
Volunteering is a big part of how many Idealists give back, so we’re always looking for ways to help you make the most of those experiences.
Wondering if volunteering abroad is right for you? Here are some steps to consider as you make the decision:
The most valuable asset I’m bringing to my renewed career search is a better sense of self than I had before I left.
Growing up, I played music in my church; in high school I joined week-long mission trips to rebuild homes; and in college I organized philanthropy events. But after becoming an entrepreneur, I found I had less time, less energy, and less financial means to volunteer.
Did you know that volunteering can increase your chances of finding a job by 27 percent?
Once you have your foot in the door and are volunteering for an organization you love, what can you do to turn that experience into a job?