Tag: Volunteering

Good Samaritan Society Foundation | Innovation | Kin Befriender

Good Samaritan Society Foundation | Innovation | Kin Befriender

The window to the world project started seven years ago focused Typically around the technology and how we can develop ways to seamlessly connect people at a distance. The more we did in research the more we realized it’s the human element that’s missing. I would say this approach is very new what we’re doing

Volunteer | Dog therapy | Good Samaritan Society

Volunteer | Dog therapy | Good Samaritan Society

We visit on a regular basis the rehab center and Phyllis here with our two dogs it gives you a chance to make someone else feel good both of our parents my mother and her father were in facilities in LA last years we realize how dogs could make a difference it’s such fun to

Chalk Day 2019 🖍 | Nick Community Efforts

Chalk Day 2019 🖍 | Nick Community Efforts

– We’re at George Washington Elementary School for Chalk Day. We’re out on the blacktop drawing our favorite Nicktoons characters with the kids. – I just love seeing their faces light up, they look forward to it every year. It brings something out in them, they really get to use their creativity and then see

Learning Service: Being a Valuable Volunteer

Learning Service: Being a Valuable Volunteer

Bring a positive attitude – it is contagious! Often the best thing you can bring with you as a volunteer is a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to get stuck-in Photocopying? I am on it!!! Make sure you and your organization have the same expectations. If you have very different ideas about what your

Learn more about how to help your community – Canada Service Corps

Learn more about how to help your community – Canada Service Corps

The Canada Service Corps platform is still being developed, but there are already ways to participate. There are micro-components offered through Canada Service Corps. There are volunteer opportunities that already exist through the platform, and you really just have to visit the website. All the information is already there, as well as opportunities to contribute

Volunteering | Wikipedia audio article

Volunteering | Wikipedia audio article

Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain “to benefit another person, group or organization”. Volunteering is also renowned for skill development and is often intended to promote goodness or to improve human quality of life. Volunteering may have positive benefits for the

Community Engagement Day

Community Engagement Day

VISONE: Civic engagement is so important because it helps you to remember that it’s not only about you, it’s about the greater community. And that’s why we’re here at FGCU: so that we can graduate and become alum and work in our community. DRUMMOND: The community that you live in is built from the people

The Center for Community Service-Learning at Cal Poly Pomona

The Center for Community Service-Learning at Cal Poly Pomona

[ Background conversation ]>>[Background conversation and music] Co-op is more than just class, it’s an experience Be the change I am a Bronco volunteer. The Center for Community Engagement at Cal Poly Pomona offers a variety of opportunities for students. From volunteering your time at a local non-profit to enrolling in service-learning or finding an

2018 Employee Volunteer of the Year: Adam Quintanilla

2018 Employee Volunteer of the Year: Adam Quintanilla

JACKSON: You know what today was all about Adam. It was about recognizing the incredible work that he does here in the community of Abilene. It is about what he does to take our purpose and vision at Blue Cross Blue Shield into the community and listening to his story it’s just amazing. His heart