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Why you should turn to volunteering as a plan for what you might do after retirement.
The silo effect is something we have all probably felt within our organizations, but we can also feel it within the communities we work in. Joining a nonprofit board is a strategic and beneficial way to bridge that gap and improve connectivity.
Tis the season of giving. Fortunately, millennials are already defined as a generation that is eager to give back and make a positive difference in the world. This holiday season, there are many ways you can give back if you’re in the DC metro area. Volunteering not only helps those in need, but also canRead… Read more »
How does one find the time to volunteer during this holiday season when schedules are packed with so many other requirements?
“Be servants of peace. Weep with those who are sorrowful, rejoice with those who are joyful, teach those who are ignorant. Care for those who are sick. Serve your families. Serve your neighbors. Serve your cities. Serve the poor. Join others who serve. Serve, serve, serve! That’s the challenge. For in the end, it willRead… Read more »
It’s National Volunteer Week and as a former AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps member, that makes it a pretty special time for me. I donated ten months of my life right after college to national service. From August 2013 to May 2014, I got to travel the country while experiencing what working for a government agencyRead… Read more »
Over the weekend, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced a new Cyber Civilian Corps program to tap community expertise to strengthen his state’s cybersecurity posture. The membership will consist of public-sector and private-sector volunteers to help monitor and respond to cyber security threats. What do you think the move to use volunteers to help with governmentRead… Read more »
Driving to work today, I was listening to a popular talk radio station that led discussions focused on September 11. Likely so, as today marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that changed our nation. Specific conversations on this radio show centered on effective methods to weaken terrorist groups, potential new attacks using biologicalRead… Read more »
The 2012 Feds Feed Families Food Drives, sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management and the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, will launch on June 1, 2012. There continues to be a need to feed the hungry accross the country, particularly in the summer months, when there are increased shortages in food banks and anRead… Read more »