Tag: Volunteer

The Seed of Giving: How Parents Can Instill A Sense of Service

The Seed of Giving: How Parents Can Instill A Sense of Service

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Craig Kielburger was a kid, his mother would talk to homeless people on the street, which used to embarrass him and his brother Marc. “She would stop, ask them their name, where they were from, how long they had been on the street,” recalls Kielburger. “It was nothing overly dramatic, but Marc and I […]

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5 Ways to Engage Teenagers: Tools for Youth Empowerment

5 Ways to Engage Teenagers: Tools for Youth Empowerment

| July 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here are our favorite tips to help engage teenagers and encourage youth empowerment in volunteer programs – or any organization – from LaTonia Naylor! 1.  Sometimes youth are the experts! Social media has become a necessary part of any organization.  Often youth are experts at “the next big media” before it’s on an organization’s radar.  […]

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Why Should I Volunteer?

Why Should I Volunteer?

| May 24, 2013 | 124 Comments

  Do you think of volunteering as  just for people with a lot of time and money on their hands? Wrong! Volunteering is for everyone – and as well as helping to change the lives of other people for the better, there’s a lot in it for you as well. The benefits of volunteering – […]

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How to Get into Your Dream College

How to Get into Your Dream College

| April 23, 2013 | 1,082 Comments

By May 1, which is National Deposit Day, students will have officially committed to which college they will attend in the fall. Graduating high school seniors (and their parents) are breathing a sigh of relief right now as the college decision-making process is over. Families of high school juniors, meanwhile, are keenly aware that college […]

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Volunteer Profile: Simone Bernstein

Volunteer Profile: Simone Bernstein

Moira Bernstein wasn’t surprised when her daughter, Simone, started her own non-profit business at the age of 17. Throughout Simone’s childhood in St. Louis, Moira and her husband, Brad, stressed the importance of service, both through example and by actively raising their children’s awareness of social issues in the community. Each contributed significant time to the […]

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Does Your Teen Do Something?

Does Your Teen Do Something?

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

With its Celebrity sponsorships, social media, and a mission statement that declares, “We love teens,” DoSomething.org’s edgy vibe and teen-targeted initiatives empower teens to take action.

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