Posts Tagged: volunteer

Citizen Diplomats Support Foreign Policy by Hosting International Exchange Students

It’s an exciting time of year…we are gearing up to welcome our next class of USG-funded international high school exchange students. Wanted to bring to your attention the importance of youth exchange and the rewarding opportunities of hosting these future leaders from around the world. This DipNote blog says it all… Posted by J. AdamRead… Read more »

Presidential Proclamation – National Volunteer Week (April 15-21, 2012)

April 9, 2012 –President Obama issued his annual Presidential Proclamation for National Volunteer Week. The President declared that, ” Service is a lifelong pursuit that strengthens the civic and economic fabric of our Nation. With every hour and every act, our lives are made richer, our communities are drawn closer, and our country is forgedRead… Read more »

Online Tutors – The Future of Volunteering to Make a Difference

DC Public Schools has partnered with Innovations in Learning to offer a unique volunteer tutoriing opportunity. You can help a child learn to read in only 30 minutes a week without ever leaving your desk! If you’ve always wanted to volunteer in a meaningful and hassle-free way, but could never find the time, this mayRead… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Put Your Geek Powers to Work For Good

Does your New Year’s resolution involve inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders, engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, and fostering well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership? If so, is this a vision statement you can get behind? “To transform our culture by creatingRead… Read more »

Need a Job? Three Steps to Take Now

The fact that millions of Americans are unemployed or underemployed is not news. Although we seem to be engaged in Einstein’s infamous trap of ‘doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.’ Policy makers are debating how to entice businesses into hiring more people and the unemployed are angry and frustrated overRead… Read more »

Are You Volunteering to Honor September 11th?

This year, more than 1 million Americans are expected to serve in their communities in honor of 9/11. Service projects will range from food drives and home repairs to neighborhood cleanups and disaster preparation activities. In many areas, volunteers will honor veterans, soldiers, or first responders by collecting donations, assembling care packages, and writing thankRead… Read more »

Let’s Make Sure that September 11th Isn’t Just Another Day!

GovLoopers – Join the thousands of Americans who will be volunteering to serve others during the September 11th weekend. Since this is the 10th anniversary of September 11th, we all should make a commitment to serve others. Watch this video and go to to post your 9/11 Tribute for this year, mentioning whatever goodRead… Read more »