Volunteers

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Recruiting Seniors For Non-profit Work

While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.

07/21/2014

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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Nonprofit Organization Launches Campaign To Teach Adults To Swim

According to the Centers for Disease Control, a third of American adults are unable to swim the length of a standard size pool. Now, US Masters Swimming is trying to reduce that figure by way of an army of volunteer instructors.

04/20/2014

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Volunteers Spend Night In Bitter Cold To Help Others Dig Out After Snowstorm

Based in Southwest Philadelphia, the group spent their night out in the bitter cold away from their own families to help others.

01/22/2014

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Delaware County’s All-volunteer Ambulance Corps Upset Over Efforts To Bring In Part-time Staff

Members of the Springfield, Delaware County Ambulance Corps fear a decision by the Board of Commissioners to bring in paid staff for some shifts could mark the “beginning of the end” for the only remaining all-volunteer unit in the county.

12/03/2013

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Brick Township Pulls Together One Year After Sandy

Sandy survivors and supporters at the Visitation Relief Center joined thousands of volunteers throughout New Jersey in a day of service to mark the one year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy.

10/29/2013

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Volunteers Hit The Pavement To Distribute Affordable Care Act Information

She and a dozen other volunteers canvassed the small businesses on South Street where employees are likely to be part-time and without benefits.

10/10/2013

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Brotherly Love: Tutor And Student Bond Over Books

When people immigrate to the United States, it can be a challenge to learn English, especially as an adult. As Ukee Washington shows us, volunteers are donating their time and expertise to help.

02/05/2013

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Non-Profit Geared Towards To Helping Women Looking For Volunteers

A non-profit who provides professional clothing and job-readiness training to women who are getting back to work is looking for volunteers.

01/27/2013

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Who’s Volunteering?

The birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. has become a national day of service and the website of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides interesting information.

01/21/2013

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Thanksgiving To Go, For Those Too Sick To Cook

Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year for MANNA; the non-profit that provides meals for the critically ill.

11/22/2012

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How To Help After Hurricane Sandy

Now that Hurricane Sandy is mostly done wreaking havoc on the area, it’s time for the long cleanup and recovery to begin. If you’d like to help, check out our list of resources.

10/30/2012

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Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Needs Help Finding Mussels

Volunteers are on the lookout along local streams, for a threatened species of shellfish.

05/27/2012

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It’s Toad Detour Time In Upper Roxborough

It’s hard to imagine how teeny tiny toadlets — smaller than a dime — manage to climb the steep sides of the reservoir, let alone hop down the ramps to cross busy Port Royal Avenue to relative safety.

05/19/2012

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Thousands Of Volunteers Participate In Philly Spring Cleanup

Over 350 groups participated in the city’s fifth annual Philly Spring Cleanup.

04/14/2012

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