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4 Reasons You Should Take a Summer Vacation

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Many of us are drawn to social-impact work because we care deeply about the mission and making a difference. This type of motivation can provide a great sense of fulfillment, but it can also leave you feeling a little guilty when you need a break. The irony is that social-impact professionals may need a vacation […]

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Holiday Volunteering | 5 Ways to Get Creative

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Volunteering around the holidays has gotten so popular that some organizations fill their volunteer slots within just hours or days after making sign-ups open to the public. That means if you want to add a little extra meaning to your holiday season, you may need to get more creative. Here is a compilation of volunteer […]

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Are You Ready to Transition from Volunteer to Paid Staff?

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My field of expertise is Adult Language Acquisition, and when I was in my 20s, I regularly volunteered with a local nonprofit teaching ESL classes to refugees, and I loved it. But when a full-time position as an employment coordinator opened up, I learned that not all volunteer-work success translates to success as a full-time […]

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4 Tips for Finding Your Next Volunteer Opportunity

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Many social-impact professionals have a desire to give back in a way that goes well beyond a paycheck and the forty plus hours a week we usually devote to our jobs. Have you toyed with the idea of volunteering with another nonprofit, but don’t know where to start? We got you! Three questions to ask […]

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