This past week we had the pleasure of speaking with Erin Dowd who just returned from a 2 1/2 month Experteering trip in India with Vanavil Trust, a school expanding its curriculum and adding a computer lab. As with our other stories, not only do these conversations expose some valuable insight about what it’s like to be […]
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Inspiring stories and best practices about international volunteering - and how it's solving the talent gap.
If volunteers were a country, they would be the 9th largest. A report from Johns Hopkins shows that 140 Million people volunteer annually. If that was a country (let’s call it Volunteer Land), it would be just behind Russia in terms of population. The value of all these volunteers is pretty staggering… The Johns Hopkins […]
Every month, we feature one of our partners that is working on exciting challenges and creating local jobs in the process. This month, we’re excited to highlight Ebanx, an award-winning, rapidly growing enterprise based in Curitiba, Brazil. It was founded in 2012 by its current CEO Alphonse Voigt and a small group of associates. In 2013, we connected […]
The United Nations is currently working on a set of Development Goals to guide the role of public, non-profit, for-profit, and voluntary sectors in global development. The workgroup has identified 17 goals and 169 targets, which will be ratified at the September 25-27 2015 United Nations summit. While the United Nations has published lots of […]
Last month, we got to share exciting research (and a cool infographic) that shows how recruiters and hiring managers value volunteer experience during the hiring process, and how volunteer experience can help you get your dream job. But not all volunteer experiences are created equal. In fact, there are some types of volunteer projects that […]