• Volunteering

    6 Self-Assessment Questions to Ask Before Volunteering

    Volunteering is not as simple as signing up for community service or in social good opportunities. It has its own set of challenges that may be unique to the individual. Factors like personal preferences and time to sustain involvement are some of the things you need to consider before setting out to volunteer. Here are some self-assessment questions to find the right volunteer work for you. 1. How much time do I devote to volunteering? Volunteering is a commitment that requires a percentage of your time. Find time to reflect on how much time you can dedicate to volunteering and stick to it. The last thing you want is to…

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    Volunteering as a Handyman

    Volunteering is an excellent way to spread kindness and goodness to people who are in need. It’s also one way of showing gratitude for the skills you have by sharing it with others. Some people volunteer to stay humble, while some just want to help. Whatever your reason is, if you’re a handyman, you’ll be a significant helping hand to several foundations and organizations.  Handymen are skilled at almost everything. They can tend to your property, fix up broken things inside and outside your home, build wooden furniture, and more. They know the basics in plumbing and are even knowledgeable about gardening.  They know how to treat wood properly by…

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    Welding and Volunteerism

    Welders are often in-demand in various industries, but most of the time, their skills are also sought-after by volunteer organizations. Regardless of how awkward it sounds, welding and volunteerism are similar. Hands and Gloves The hands lifted up for volunteerism are just like the TIG gloves used by welders. If those hands are raised for the safety and benefit of others, the gloves also exist to protect the hands of the hardworking welder. Raised hands symbolize the selfless love and generosity when it comes to volunteerism. They represent hearts that are willing to do something for others without asking for anything in return. On the other hand, gloves represent security and…

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    Off the Beaten Path

    Advantages of a Bathroom Heater

    All of us needs to take a break from the busy city life. Most of us go to isolated places near mountains or by the sea to relax and visit the world of serenity. And just like going to other places, a bathroom heater also has benefits in store for any of us who want a peaceful life. Check out the four perks of a heater below. Gets rid of the smell and moisture from the air No one can relax in a bathroom with a foul odor. With a bathroom heater, you can be sure that the moisture and smell in the bathroom would be removed. These machines work…

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    Off the Beaten Path

    3 Off the Beaten Path Travel Books You Need to Read

    If given a choice between traveling to an under-the-radar destination to one of the most visited places in the world, which one would you pick? While popular getaways have tons of attractions worth making the trip for, underrated destinations can take you by surprise with their hidden charms and a lot of unexpected wonderful discoveries. Whether you are looking for ideas or inspirations on which places to explore, here are some of the best off the beaten path travel books that will inspire your wanderlust. 1. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders by Dylan Thuras, Ella Morton, and Joshua Foer This book features hundreds of the…

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    Finding Something To Volunteer On

    When it comes to volunteering, there’s no such thing as an excuse. Everywhere you go, you can find something to volunteer on. In everything you do, you can find something to volunteer on. You can also find something to volunteer on by: Going To School There’s a reason why you were pushed to join the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts many years go. There’s also a reason why you were pushed to be in the Red Cross Organization or the Student Government Council many years ago. And that is, for you to be trained in helping other people. Even if you’re alumni, you can always find something to volunteer…

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    Keeping Volunteers Engaged

    Volunteers can help your organization accomplish important goals. They typically find it a rewarding experience to engage in meaningful and fulfilling work. Knowing how to manage volunteers effectively allows you to harness their enthusiasm, creativity, and passion to achieve a common cause or objective. Managing volunteers may be tricky. But given the opportunity, they can accomplish things that contribute to your goals. Identify the needs. Creating a volunteer group is ideally a win-win situation for all stakeholders. But before you start recruiting, you have to determine the roles and tasks that each of your future volunteer will have to perform. Factor in how you can adequately provide appropriate support if…