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Volunteering Over the Summer | 5 Ways to Get Creative

Summer can be a challenging season for nonprofit organizations. Charitable giving often slows down and many organizations struggle to fill their volunteer roster while their regulars are on vacation. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Beat the seasonal slump by taking on new volunteer opportunities, including some activities that are only available during […]

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How to Highlight Your Volunteer Experience in an Interview

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Volunteering can help to boost your skills and expand your network while you are transitioning between sectors, rejoining the workforce after a career break, or trying to figure out how to utilize a degree. And highlighting your volunteer experience in an interview is a great way to show that you’re committed to a cause and […]

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Make Your Spring Break a Week of Professional Development

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When you think about your upcoming plans for spring break, you may dream about beach vacations or quality time with family. But since traveling to exotic locales isn’t a reality for everyone, why not use the time off to advance your skills and career? Whether you’re a student, teacher, or parent (or you’re just lucky […]

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Want to Volunteer in Your Pajamas? Here’s How

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Want to make a difference from the comfort of your own couch? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, reproductive rights, or alleviating worldwide hunger, there’s probably a virtual volunteer opportunity out there for you. These days, plenty of nonprofit organizations are utilizing the help of virtual volunteers. And in today’s society, where many of us […]

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