All Posts tagged: foster

Feline and Canine Valentines: Volunteer at an Animal Shelter

If you’re feeling a little glum this Valentine’s Day ’cause you’re without a special someone this year, why not volunteer at an animal shelter? Hanging out with kitties and puppies will not only cheer you up, but according to the CDC, pets can actually make your heart healthier by decreasing your blood pressure, cholesterol levels,…

Are You Using “Strategic Volunteering” to Find a Job?

Do you think your main motivation for volunteering should be helping others, or is it OK if you are volunteering in order to get a job? On Monday, Angela Dorsey published a piece about Using ‘Strategic’ Volunteering to Help with the Search on the Wall Street Journal blog, Laid Off and Looking. In her post,…