Community Building: How to Help

Our communities are the places we work, live, and raise our families and it is our responsibility to help maintain them. Universities or non-government organizations help progress the social welfare of local, regional, and national communities using community development, community work, and community planning. Community organizing tries to find ways…

Why do People Volunteer?

People of all ages are motivated to volunteer for many reasons. The desire to help others is the main reason people volunteer, and it is okay to volunteer for reasons that are beneficial to you. Some individuals are embarrassed by the notion that people who volunteer can benefit from their…

Secrets of Business: Teaming up with Charities

One of the most important parts of marketing a business is to create positive attitudes toward the company. An effective technique of marketing is working alongside a local, regional, or national charity. Many businesses work with charities because it can improve their image but also improve their own communities. Individuals…

Creative Volunteering: Breaking From the Norm

Most volunteers are assigned projects that are based on the jobs of paid staff members in an organization. While using volunteers to help with the nine to five responsibilities, there are more creative approaches that will benefit the individuals and families that need help outside of business hours. Volunteers are…

Volunteers for Daytime Activities

A myth in the world of charities and organization is that daytime availability of volunteers is dwindling away. Many volunteers relied on homemakers to volunteer during business hours, but as more women left the home and entered the workforce organizations were left with minimal volunteers. Regardless of the setback, charities…

Community Service: Getting Your Workplace Involved

Every year, communities on local, regional, and national levels hold numerous community service events to help those that are less fortunate or are affected by disaster. Individuals are asked to step up and help those in their community and they do without reserve. The compassion that individuals have for others…

Volunteers can Reach Millions From the Top

In many charitable organizations, it is easier to find volunteers who want to be on the front lines doing the hands on work then it is to have them accept a position on the board of directors or other committees. Although a presidential position in an organization does offer status…

Your Child and Community Service

Every parent wants to make sure they are raising their children to be responsible, respectful, and successful, but it can be difficult with the demands that society holds for us in the workplace. Parents are unable to spend as much time as they would like with their children to teach…

Government Related Volunteering

More and more students are seeing the benefits of volunteering and taking advantage of them. Today, the act of volunteering offers more than a sense of making things right, it also offers a tax credit for students who volunteer at least 100 hours a year. With this incentive, more students…

The Youth of America Cares

There are many kinds of community service that often gets overlooked and it takes place when the youth of a community decides to join community organizations. Despite the common misconception that the youth today are not interested in making a difference, they are willing to train to make the future…