July 02, 2011
Team London - Business Giants Back Boris Johnson's Volunteer Plans
Ten of Britain's business giants are backing plans by the London Mayor to transform the capital by getting thousands of people to volunteer.
June 22, 2011
Volunteers are the new city employees
In an era of dwindling revenue and slashed spending, volunteerism is becoming a crucial part of city operations and a strategy to solve its most pressing problems.
June 02, 2011
My Experience with the American Red Cross
I am an AmeriCorps member in the Service Programs Department at the American Red Cross in Greater New York. My department, run by two paid staff and a team of dedicated volunteers, oversees the Service to the Armed Forces Program, Restoring Family Links Program, and Telephone Reassurance...
May 30, 2011
Memorial Day Celebration Kicks-Off Clothing Drive for Veterans Seeking Employment.
May 24, 2011
CoolRoofs Season Kicks Off in Harlem
The city has launched the second season of NYC CoolRoofs, a program is designed to get property owners to reduce energy by applying white reflective coating on building rooftops.
May 23, 2011
AmeriCorp Week Kick-Off 2011!
When I was five and was asked the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" in a shining moment of intelligence, I answered, "A firetruck."
May 09, 2011
Sharing my BLANK at iMentor
Where can you find a youth mentoring organization that has two opera singers, an underground comic book club, and a black belt? At iMentor! Mentor bridges communities by matching volunteers one-to-one with high school students from underserved communities...
May 07, 2011
Volunteer Income Tax Preparer
Income tax preparation is my BLANK. I am an IRS-certified income tax preparer for Food Bank for New York City. During the 2011 tax season, I worked as a volunteer for Food Bank...
May 03, 2011
New Experiences
As a second year Civic Corps member I was in a unique position when I was placed at iMentor, a youth mentoring organization in the Financial District in lower Manhattan.
May 03, 2011
Not Just a Teacher
After graduating with a degree in Education and teaching for a year I decided to move to New York. Shortly after my arrival I was selected as a 2010-2011 NYC Civic Corps member...

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