REAL STORIES
BY REAL PEOPLE Search
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

3 results for 'volunteer'

Fifth-Grade Students Get a Head Start in Tech

By Erin Murtaugh, published on May 20, 2014

Describing Felicisimo Andrion as a typical fifth grader may actually offend him. This is made evident by the Windsor knotted tie he wears to school every day. He sports a techie D.J. look - button up and untucked collared shirt, dark jeans, sneakers, and black rimmed rectangular glasses.

Video games and technology are always on his mind. Felicisimo dreams of becoming a computer engineer, but he doesn’t want to work for anyone. He wants to be his own boss, taking on clients who need his expertise to build software and hardware for their companies and projects.

He already has a... (more)

Tags: education, nevada, technology, las vegas, students, volunteer, elementary, after school club, stem career, stem learning, computer programming, coding, stem

Retirement Undone

By In Suzi's Words, published on Apr 23, 2014

...beginning at age 55, from twelve to twenty-one percent. Americans are choosing to stay in their current careers longer or are embarking on an encore career to supplement their incomes and help others while they’re at it.

The Benefits of an Encore Home-Based Office

Whether volunteering time to non-profit organizations, consulting in corporate America, or igniting a passion to provide a service to others through a start-up business; encore careers are often spearheaded from a home-based office.

Setting up an office as opposed to working at the dining room or... (more)

Tags: seniors, baby boomers, retirement, non-profit, back pain, home office, helping others, volunteer, desk chair, chiropractor, ergonomic

Contributing to Change: How You Can Make a Difference

By Sandra Morton, published on Feb 16, 2014

While money is a definite motivator for the American worker, most people need to believe that the work they are doing is also making a positive difference in the world around them. In lieu of that, most people need a volunteer outlet or some other way to know that the space they are taking up on the planet is space that is being well-used.

Whether you’re a college student wondering whether or not a graduate school program is the right one to help you meet your aspirations, or you’re a seasoned working veteran who needs a change that will fulfill your heart but you can’t also... (more)

Tags: motivation, teaching, volunteer

« previous next »


x