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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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Volunteer to Career | 6 Tips to Help Make it Happen

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?

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Leverage Your Value as a Volunteer

Nonprofit organizations and volunteering go hand in hand. Organizations rely on volunteers to support their programming, spread awareness of their mission, and help keep them attuned to what’s going on in the world. While there is plenty of information about the monetary valuation of volunteer work, thinking in terms of dollars and cents is not […]

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Young Philanthropist at Work: Nicholas Midler and The Family Connection Kindercamp

I had the unique opportunity to speak with Nicholas Midler – a young philanthropist who founded an educational nonprofit for children in the Virgin Islands, The Family Connection Kindercamp. He has partnered with the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI), Jane E. Tuitt principal Thelca Bedminster, and other members of the community to combat […]

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