Has anyone done any real volunteer work since leaving the dubs or while a dub (scandalous?) and no you can't count delivering the rags. I highly recommend it to anyone leaving the borg as a good way to make connections and feel genuinely good about helping other people. Hopefully I will have a chance to do more in the future but right now I work with a non-profit organization that helps adult parolees re-integrate into the community by finding jobs, applying for housing and ID or volunteering in order to prevent repeat offending.
"real" volunteer work
i am a trained court monitor for MADD
i also work with adult survivors of
childhood [email protected] @buse
(i am currently using a rosetta stone
language program in advanced preparation
for application to the peace corps when the
youngest graduates high school in 3 yrs!
it lends an undercurrent of excitement to the future)
Yep, have helped set up a crisis line and women's/children shelter.
Have worked alot with the Red Cross....not only with blood donations, but alot with their trauma/diaster team.
Have taught GED classes.
Have worked alot with the American Cancer Society.
Have helped raise money for the children's hospital in Dallas.
What language are you learning chickpea?
crazyblondeb I'm convinced it is people like you that make the world work.
Yeah, I worked for a German volunteer hospital in Aragum Bay Sri Lanka after the tsunami. Didn't see and jws about!! Actually didn't meet any religious volunteers, all too busy saving lives in the real world to discuss beliefs.
Yes, i worked for a mental health telephone call line. I also worked for a neighbourhood mediation service, helping neighbours resolve disputes.
Yes, I was a reading tutor in a low income school district during college. Right after college I joined a VISTA-like organization to create and present educational programs about MRDD. Currently I am a member of a non-profit that is active in community events and fund raising for charities.
I have done or am doing:
Teaching kids in a Robotics program at my daughter's middle school.
Community School Board.
I have volunteered in the special education classes at my kid's school. These kids have a lot to teach us!!!