Last week, model and dancer Rosa Acosta took a 10-day trip to Tanzania to volunteer at the Living Water Children’s Center. During her time working as a volunteer she posted photos and facts about the conditions the kids live under while promoting the center’s website so that her followers can contribute to the cause. Guess that ruffled a few people feathers because A few days ago, she jumped back on Instagram to explain why the Tanzania trip was so important and why she didn’t volunteer in DR...Read Full Story
I recently had a manicure and pedicure by a delightful woman. We will call her Rachel to protect her anonymity. When Rachel learned what I did for a living she shared an interesting story with me.
Rachel tearfully shared that she had been fired as a children’s ministry volunteer because of a picture that she was tagged in that was posted on Facebook. The picture was of her at a family celebration in a restaurant and there just happened to be glasses of alcohol on the table. Rachel said that...Read Full Story
Over 800 volunteers gathered at Author Services, Inc to lend a helping hand in this year's Hollywood Christmas Parade.
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 On the day of the Hollywood Christmas Parade, over 800 Hollywood residents helped. As they arrived, volunteers checked in near Author Services, Inc. (also serving as the parade green room), and were directed to their assigned parade duty. From those stationed all along the route answering people’s questions, to those assisting as...Read Full Story
Volunteering overseas is a wonderful opportunity for skilled professionals to find both personal and professional fulfilment. Careful deliberation should be given to the emotional, physical and financial aspects involved in such a worthy endeavour. There are many different charities and development projects that focus on skills-based long term volunteering, and the organisation provides information and support that addresses these important aspects of the decision to volunteer.
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