Volunteering

My Experience Photographing for the National Park Service

My name is Connar L’Ecuyer, and I shoot photographs for the National Park Service. That’s me in the photo above, off-duty in front of one of my LAX …

Photography

Volunteer Culture: Does Your Company Support Social Engagement?

According to the Deloitte “2017 Volunteerism Survey” of American workers. employees and employers who establish a volunteer culture at work earn a …

Employee Engagement

Mom and daughter duo reach monumental volunteering milestone

<b>BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) —</b> Mallory and Connie Wojcinski spend a few hours each week at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.<p>“I see the staff and people here do …

Buffalo

34 wonderful photos from City of Culture volunteers' much-deserved Christmas party

City of Culture’s wonderful volunteers have been celebrated at a series of Christmas parties held this week.<p>Those heroes in blue coats let their hair …

Christine Pappas, 19-Year Borough Employee, Died Tuesday

She loved life and enjoyed volunteering, traveling, rescuing animals and spending time with her family.<p>PARAMUS, NJ — Christine Pappas, a 19-year …

New York City

‘Tis the season to be … sustainable

Last December, shoppers in bustling Causeway Bay were treated to an unusual sight: a small group of Greenpeace activists scaled the giant screen …

News (China)

Bradford Hospitals say thank you to volunteers

BRADFORD Hospitals’unsung heroes have been honoured for their volunteering.<p>More than 70 volunteers from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation …

Christmas 2017: Volunteering opportunities in London

While festive lights illuminate the city and office parties stagger from bar to bar, there's another side to Christmas that's a little more …

Christmas

Website Promoting Volunteering Opportunities in Cardiff Launches

A new website promoting volunteering opportunities in Cardiff will be launched today.<p>Volunteer Cardiff is a new portal set up to encourage people to …

News (Wales)

Elder teacher injured in hit-skip considered a 'role model' both in and out of classroom

Elder High School teacher Mark Klusman has had lasting impact on students and staff

Education

How to Be a Fertility Advocate #IVF4BC #WeAre1in6

Ready to use your voice? Ready to be a fertility advocate? Are you one of the 1 in 6 in British Columbia struggling to conceive? Do you want to help? …

British Columbia

Elder teacher struck by vehicle in hit-skip while volunteering with Price Hill clean-up

PRICE HILL, Ohio (WKRC) - A local high school teacher was reportedly struck by a vehicle while volunteering his time to clean up Price Hill on …

Donating time can be just as generous

Hongkongers have a reputation of being generous in donating to charities. While many have no problem in giving money to some good causes, they are …

News (China)

Lilac Fire: How you can help

SAN DIEGO — The fast-moving Lilac Fire continues to spread devastation and desperation in San Diego County.<p>The fire tore across thousands of acres …

California Wildfires

Weekend read: Should volunteering replace work experience?

Throughout his undergraduate degree in biomedical science, Neil Gilbride had flirted with the idea of working in education.<p>Three days after his final …

Education (UK)

No national system to work with children

Australia still does not have a national system for screening people seeking to work with children as experts warn the checks alone are not enough to …

Australian Universities

Leisure Travel With an Eye on Giving Back

The idea for The Vacation Project was born over multiple cocktail in a New York City bar. While animatedly swapping stories from their travels, three friends — Lindsay Bradley, 29, Mitchell Roy, 29, and Charlotte Bergin, 28 — realized that they all shared an interest in doing some volunteering in …

Travel

Disability sector risks losing volunteers over NDIS uncertainty, groups warn

Interchange Incorporated says essential volunteers may leave under the impression that the national disability insurance scheme will replace them<p>Volunteering groups are warning the disability sector could lose thousands of volunteers due to funding uncertainty under the national disability …

Philanthropy

Volunteering in Dubai made easy through 'Day For Dubai' app

Dubai: After challenging the city to devote 30 minutes every day for 30 days to be active last month, the Dubai Crown Prince is at it again, daring …

Middle East

Volunteering in schools a tough ask of parents, but there's a smart way to do it

Sitting in a class room surrounded by other parents I was appalled by the list of chores we were being given.<p>As a full-time working mum of four …

Parenting

Spouses Who Volunteer Create Awesome Marriages

You cannot love someone maturely and try to control him (or her). The behaviors of both partners should be voluntary. As you discuss the kind of life …

Marriage

Volunteering At Christmas: 13 Charities In Need Of Your Help

Tis the season to give back to your community 🎄<p>Step aside materialism. Christmas is the season of giving - and what better way to give than by …

Food Bank

What Bristol workers can do to help people in 'dire straits' this Christmas (and beyond)

Many Bristolians will be donning a Christmas jumper at work on Friday, December 15 to raise money for charities in the city.<p>Holding fundraising …

Hannah Baker

We need a massive expansion of volunteers in public services

More people would get involved in voluntary work if we threw open the doors of our hospitals and care homes and made it easier for them<p>There is a good chance that the last time you or a relative visited a hospital, volunteers were helping to provide the services that you needed. Hopefully they made …

Health Care

Celebrating Volunteering: The Hidden Heroes Who Are Changing The World

Janice Ann Perez<p>VSO volunteers integrate themselves into some of the world’s most marginalised communities.<p>Dr Maria Uyvico did more than just perform …

Volunteering Is the Best Kept Secret for Mental Health

I noticed how much volunteering was helping with my anxiety and stress, and there’s science to back it up.<p><i>On Edge</i> <b>is a series about stress in 2017.</b><p>There are horse barns in New York City. A lot of people don't realize this, but I'm lucky enough to have uncovered this secret through volunteering at a …

Wellness

How Volunteering Changed My Life

“What’s your star sign, dear?” the woman asked, leaning forward in her chair.<p>“Cancer,” I told her, smiling as she began to tell me my horoscope.<p>My weekly volunteer shifts at a local retirement centre were full of moments like this one; moments where I was lucky enough to witness a small aspect of a …

Happiness

10 ways volunteering can help your career

Volunteering offers that feel-good factor we all love, knowing that you’ve contributed to a worthwhile cause. All sorts of people volunteer for a …

Manchester

Here's How To Find Christmas Volunteering In Your Area

Enter your postcode to search for ways to help people nearby.

Burswood resident helping the world by volunteering overseas

BEVAN Sharp is doing his bit to help the world by volunteering overseas.<p>Speaking on International Volunteers Day from Tonga, the Burswood resident …

Perth, Australia