Deep within the Andes Mountains lies an ancient city whose history is 3,000 years old: Cusco, Peru. Andreas Geroski never would’ve guessed that this would be his new office view, and that his day-to-day job would involve empowering the lives of disadvantaged young people in Peru. Sitting comfortably in a chair Andreas recounts the story […]
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Earlier this year, we teamed up with Net Impact and Shannon Houde from Walk of Life Consulting to co-host a webinar, How to Land an Impact Job You Love. The webinar was designed to share how professionals can find and create meaning in their career. We packed it with modern theory as well as practical steps […]
Having lived in Australia and New Zealand for nearly two years, in addition to short stints in Ethiopia and Cambodia for work, Dutch finance specialist Ivo Van Hoeve is no stranger to travel or new cultures. The past three years found Ivo as a freelancer, focusing his professional time temping at a private equity firm […]
After working full-time for the Air National Guard for a year, following nine years as a weekend warrior, Matthew Edward is no stranger to service, but landing in Kigali, Rwanda was certainly a departure from his typical Massachusetts pace. A Boston native, Matthew has an MBA from UMass Dartmouth and a Master’s of Education from the […]
Whether you are part of a work team, family, or social circle looking to make a positive impact, engaging in a transformational volunteer experience takes more than just showing up. To help share best practices, I teamed up with Pamela Hawley at UniversalGiving to share some best practices on team-based volunteering. With over 50 years […]