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- 13 Volunteer Nursing Students Serve on 1st RCP Program in Peruby Maggie Bjorklund on March 21, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Nursing students from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in Minnesota contributed immensely to Global Volunteers’ First Reaching Children’s Potential (RCP) Program in Peru. The Peru RCP Program, a replica of Global Volunteers’ Tanzania RCP Program, officially launched in the summer of 2022. Global Volunteers’ staff and community leaders laid the groundwork The post 13 Volunteer Nursing Students Serve on 1st RCP Program in Peru appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- Teaching Conversational English in Castelvetrano, Sicily – a First-Person Storyby Becky Sutter on March 15, 2023 at 8:39 pm
Andy Kingman has volunteered for many organizations over the years, including raising money for blood cancer cures, participating in the Avon Three-Day Breast Cancer walk, and serving annually with the Big Sur International Marathon. But as a former teacher and marketing professional, she wanted to do some classroom volunteering to help young people prepare for The post Teaching Conversational English in Castelvetrano, Sicily – a First-Person Story appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- “Reluctant Teacher” Says Cuban Teens Inspired Her Confidenceby Michele Gran on March 10, 2023 at 3:10 pm
When first-time Global Volunteer Cindy Hanson, Ameriprise Financial Director of Financial Planning, prepared for her Cuba Service Program in 2022, she “overlooked” the expectation she’d be teaching basic English skills for part of every day. Once onsite, she learned that sharing conversational skills with eager teens need not be daunting. Just discuss what you know! The post “Reluctant Teacher” Says Cuban Teens Inspired Her Confidence appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- Care for Women and Heal the Worldby Michele Gran on March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Women of the world are an overlooked, dismissed resource for unimaginable change. Over generations, societies which tolerate or promote gender bias and deny girls and women full participation in development squander and repress the contributions of half of the world’s population. With our focus on human and economic development, Global Volunteers is committed to working The post Care for Women and Heal the World appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- Girls’ Contribution to the World – Nurturers, Laborers, Leaders, Our Futureby Michele Gran on February 20, 2023 at 11:57 pm
Girls study, perform domestic chores, work on farms and in stores, carry on traditions, care for elders and siblings, and prepare themselves to take on the responsibilities of adulthood. They’re a fundamental source of transformational change for gender equality, and half of the future resource to the global society and economy. The world over, as The post Girls’ Contribution to the World – Nurturers, Laborers, Leaders, Our Future appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- 4 Ways to Support Disaster Reliefby email@example.com (Darcy Hughes) on February 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm
You can make a meaningful difference in relieving the effects of natural disasters, whether it be through donations, volunteerism, or advocacy. When looking for ways to contribute before, during, and after natural disasters, consider how you can maximize impact by working with others! Here are 4 ways to support disaster relief efforts today:
- Most Significant Summer Break Everby Global Volunteers on February 17, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Spend a week (or more) this summer with Global Volunteers – choose your country. Our international service programs offer the opportunity to do something new, intriguing, and fun that will enable you to have a lasting effect on the lives of children and their families in need, and grant you a meaningful, transformative experience. You’ll The post Most Significant Summer Break Ever appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- 7 Ways to Honor Black History this February and Beyondby firstname.lastname@example.org (Darcy Hughes) on February 15, 2023 at 1:00 pm
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. This list offers a few ways to delve deeper into Black history and support a more equitable future.
- 7 Ways Show your Love on Valentine’s Dayby email@example.com (Elysia Gabe) on February 13, 2023 at 7:20 pm
Valentine’s Day is a great time to come together and celebrate love—and there are a lot more ways to do that than is typically associated with the holiday! Love is about expressing compassion, generosity, and kindness to others. That’s why we’re highlighting 7 ways to volunteer and put that love into action.
- Former Fendi Executive Leads Volunteers in the Rio Grande Valley by Global Volunteers on February 11, 2023 at 12:07 am
In this interview Tenley Zinkey, a Former Fendi Executive, explains what motivated her to become a Volunteer Team Leader, and shares her experience and lessons from leading her first team in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas. By Mindy Lull When Tenley Zinke returned from her first service program on the Blackfeet Reservation in 2019, she The post <strong>Former Fendi Executive Leads Volunteers in the Rio Grande Valley</strong> appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- 7 ways to Level-Up your Social Strategy to Recruit more Volunteersby firstname.lastname@example.org (Darcy Hughes) on February 9, 2023 at 7:45 pm
Every follower on your organization's social media is a potential volunteer—they just might not know it yet. Building and maintaining a social media presence, especially in a small organization, is not without its challenges. That is why we compiled 7 ways to level-up your social media strategy to recruit more volunteers:
- Go Where the Need is Great: Volunteer Teaching in Kathmandu, Nepalby Valerie Skarbek on February 2, 2023 at 10:40 pm
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, a relatively small, landlocked nation with over 27 million people between India and China. In this part of the world, the need is great, but the resiliency of the local people is very strong. If you are looking to volunteer in a place where you will be deeply The post <strong>Go Where the Need is Great: Volunteer Teaching in Kathmandu, Nepal</strong> appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- Meet the Director of Domestic Programs and RCP Research, Dr. Mindy Lullby Kalliopi Chaniotaki on January 31, 2023 at 5:00 pm
This January, Dr. Mindy Lull joined Global Volunteers as the Director of Domestic Programs and RCP Research. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team that will enhance our ability to achieve our goal to help children reach their full potential. As the Director of Domestic Programs, Mindy will be responsible for The post Meet the Director of Domestic Programs and RCP Research, Dr. Mindy Lull appeared first on Global Volunteers.
- For the Love of Volunteering: A gift both given and receivedby email@example.com (Guest Contributer) on January 26, 2023 at 8:13 pm
SNAPkids is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children with disabilities by providing community-based swimming and fitness activities. By providing volunteers with a chance to work closely with our special swimmers, we open hearts, change attitudes and create more respectful, inclusive, and just communities. Learn more at: snapkids.org
- Oceans of Experience Benefit Youth Stars in the Cook Islandsby Valerie Skarbek on January 25, 2023 at 10:55 pm
Global Volunteers’ 177th volunteer team in the Cook Islands was the first to return after COVID. The team included a teacher, military veteran, former World Bank employee, birdwatcher, three-time Cook Islands volunteer, and a college librarian and grandmother who brought her eleven-year-old grandson. They brought oceans of experience and passion to change the world, sometimes The post <strong>Oceans of Experience Benefit Youth Stars in the Cook Islands</strong> appeared first on Global Volunteers.