If your idea of a perfect day somehow includes books, you’ll love these volunteer opportunities. Because you’d be interacting with clients in many situations, many of these opportunities require training and background checks. But if Read More
The best volunteer opportunities plus how to be a better volunteer, highlighting role models, innovation and best practices.
Nonprofits are investing deeply in get-out-the-count efforts to ensure everyone in the region participates in the 2020 U.S. Census. This week, United Way for Greater Austin will launch a series of free training opportunities for Read More
It’s common for parents to want to foster generosity and empathy in their kids, and it goes beyond satisfying school requirements and competing for college admissions. We know that people who have a strong emotional Read More
So you’ve resolved to get involved this year, but you don’t know where to start? GivingCity offers this list of “greatest hits” of volunteer opportunities to help you find meaningful, rewarding events for yourself and Read More
Before we proceed with the annual list of nonprofits accepting gifts for the families they serve, I’d like to highlight one of the more rewarding “adopt a family” opportunities you’ll ever have: the Austin American-Statesman’s Read More
Who volunteers more, women or men? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women out-volunteer men …. but not by as much as you might think. The most recent data reports that 21.8 percent of Read More
One of the city’s largest, full-day volunteer opportunities has grown to be so popular that it expanded to twice a year. It’s My Park Day allows the people who use their neighborhood parks to lead Read More