When I first heard about Feria Para Aprender, I was shocked. How is it that I don’t know about an education fair in Austin attended by 15,000 Spanish-speaking Austinites in its three years? Am I Read More
The best volunteer opportunities plus how to be a better volunteer, highlighting role models, innovation and best practices.
David Hughen thinks about work differently than most of us do. He’s in HR. Specifically, he’s a strategic HR consultant and business coach at Austin WorkNet, which means he talks to a lot of people Read More
Last week , we participated in the Vivir Unidos volunteer fair for Hispanics produced by the overworked and underpaid folks from United Way and Hands on Central Texas. Between all the amazing food, the music, the socializing, the Read More
Received this email from Linda Medina. I know there are lots of you out there who could expose a high school student to a career they might have never considered. This is a great opportunity to Read More
Central Texas Red Cross just sent out an email asking for volunteer help in their shelters. This is a great opportunity to go over there and spend some helping out. We need shelter workers. Are Read More
I just find this data on national volunteering rates so interesting. From the Corporation for National & Community Service report, Volunteering in America 2007: About 29% of women volunteered last year, compared with about 23% Read More
This from the Las Comadres listserv: Folks, these kids need your help. WHAT THEY NEED: Shorts, pants, shirts, shoes, T-shirts, (new or gently used) and school supplies FOR WHOM: Kids 4 to 13 years old Read More