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If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

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If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At

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If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

LJNRadio: Volunteering At - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Multiple sclerosis (MS), an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and the rest of the body. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society exists to make sure MS doesn't stop people from moving. Jocelyn D. Cheng is the Senior Manager of Volunteer Development at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Greater Illinois Chapter, and she joins Tim Muma to talk about the different ways volunteers can help the MS Society and those affected by the disease. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Apr 27 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Muscular Dystrophy Association

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This episode of Volunteering At focuses on the opportunities available at the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and how you can contribute to their cause. Emily Straw, associate executive director for MDA Southern Wisconsin, gives Tim Muma all the details on MDA's goals and mission. She also describes the ways individuals can help and what they stand to gain from volunteering their time and skills. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Oct 27 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - VolunteerMatch

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If you’re struggling to find volunteer opportunities in your area – look no further! VolunteerMatch brings together individuals looking to volunteer, and organizations with volunteer opportunities available. Shari Tishman, Director of Engagement at VolunteerMatch, joins the show to share more about how to find volunteer opportunities in your area. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Oct 23 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Hunger Task Force

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Hunger Task Force works to prevent hunger and malnutrition by providing food to people in need today, and by promoting social policies to achieve a hunger-free community tomorrow. We attack the issue of Hunger on two fronts: Advocacy and Food Banking. Join host Cady Chesney and Executive Director Sherrie Tussler to find out how you can contribute to Hunger Task Force by volunteering, what types of roles are available, and where you can go to find out more information. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 20 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Habitat for Humanity

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Volunteers are the workforce behind the success of Habitat for Humanity. Their homes are constructed almost entirely by volunteers and they mobilize thousands of people each year across the nation. Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity requires no prior construction experience. In this episode of Volunteering At, host Cady Chesney will speak with Katie Kowalski from Habitat for Humanity about the many ways to give back through volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 16 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee

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The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters has provided one-to-one youth mentoring services in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties for over 35 years. Children in the program achieve educational success, avoid risky and violent behavior, and improve social and emotional skills. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Nov 27 2013

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Adventures in Preservation

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Adventures in Preservation (AiP) is a non-profit organization connecting people and preservation through enriching experiential programs. Judith Broeker of AiP invites you to join in helping to safeguard cultural heritage and foster community sustainability. AiP travelers have the opportunity to travel, experience their destination, and learn hands-on skills from experts while assisting communities in keeping their historic resources safe and in use. AiP's "heritage travel with purpose" is adventure with a cause. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Nov 23 2013

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - The Birthday Party Project

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The Birthday Party Project’s mission is to bring joy to homeless children through the magic of birthdays. With over 120 birthday parties hosted in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2014 alone, there are many opportunities to get involved with this magical organization. Monthly birthday parties are themed and come complete with activities, decorations, games, and cupcakes for children living in a partnered agency. If this sounds like your cup of tea, tune in to find out how you can participate! If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 16 2015

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - DoSomething.org

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With millions of teens getting involved in a variety of campaigns to help others, DoSomething.org has quickly established itself as the place to donate your time and efforts with the younger crowd. Kaite Radford, DoSomething.org's head of fun, talks to Tim Muma about the opportunities they have to individuals to aid the cause. She describes the mission of their organization, how it all comes together, and the details on how you can give back and pitch in. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Dec 03 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - National Parks Service

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The United States National Parks Service has been around since 1916 and continues to offer volunteer opportunities for thousands of individuals. Tim Muma speaks with Ernestine White, the national volunteer coordinator, about the organization's mission and goals. Ernestine lets the listeners know what particular activities are available throughout the year and how volunteering can help all of us. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Nov 24 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - The Birthday Party Project

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The Birthday Party Project’s mission is to bring joy to homeless children through the magic of birthdays. With over 120 birthday parties hosted in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2014 alone, there are many opportunities to get involved with this magical organization. Monthly birthday parties are themed and come complete with activities, decorations, games, and cupcakes for children living in a partnered agency. If this sounds like your cup of tea, tune in to find out how you can participate! If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 16 2015

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - DoSomething.org

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With millions of teens getting involved in a variety of campaigns to help others, DoSomething.org has quickly established itself as the place to donate your time and efforts with the younger crowd. Kaite Radford, DoSomething.org's head of fun, talks to Tim Muma about the opportunities they have to individuals to aid the cause. She describes the mission of their organization, how it all comes together, and the details on how you can give back and pitch in. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Dec 03 2014

20mins

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - National Parks Service

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The United States National Parks Service has been around since 1916 and continues to offer volunteer opportunities for thousands of individuals. Tim Muma speaks with Ernestine White, the national volunteer coordinator, about the organization's mission and goals. Ernestine lets the listeners know what particular activities are available throughout the year and how volunteering can help all of us. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Nov 24 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Room to Read

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Millions of children across the world do not have access to education, and will most likely never learn to read or write. Room to Read believes that all children, regardless of gender or background, have a right to education. They empower children through promoting and enabling education through programs focused on literacy and gender equality education. Hannah Richards, Manager of Global Business Development at Room to Read, joins the show to share more information about volunteer opportunities with Room to Read. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Nov 20 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Best Friends Animal Society

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Based in Utah, Best Friends Animal Society is an animal welfare organization that helped pioneer the no-kill movement. The organization also focuses on animal adoption and spaying and neutering, and offers a variety of locally based animal programs. As a large organization, Best Friends also has many volunteering opportunities – from marketing and technology to animal care. LJNRadio’s Jenna Connour is joined by Patty Hegwood, director of visitor and volunteer engagement for Best Friends, to discuss the organization’s mission and volunteer opportunities. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Nov 19 2014

17mins

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Muscular Dystrophy Association

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This episode of Volunteering At focuses on the opportunities available at the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and how you can contribute to their cause. Emily Straw, associate executive director for MDA Southern Wisconsin, gives Tim Muma all the details on MDA's goals and mission. She also describes the ways individuals can help and what they stand to gain from volunteering their time and skills. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Oct 27 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - American Foundation for the Blind

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The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) gets the spotlight this time around as Tim Muma learns about the programs and goals of the organization. Joe Strechay, AFB's CareerConnect program manager, offers details on the ways in which individuals with blindness are aided in their lives and careers. He also gives listeners the inside scoop on volunteering to help in a number of capacities. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Oct 27 2014

17mins

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - VolunteerMatch

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If you’re struggling to find volunteer opportunities in your area – look no further! VolunteerMatch brings together individuals looking to volunteer, and organizations with volunteer opportunities available. Shari Tishman, Director of Engagement at VolunteerMatch, joins the show to share more about how to find volunteer opportunities in your area. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Oct 23 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - ALS Association

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For this episode, LJNRadio features the ALS Association and the steps this group takes to combat a devastating disease. Melanie Roach-Bekos, executive director of the Wisconsin Chapter of the ALS Association, joins Tim Muma to discuss the many ways people can volunteer their time and efforts. Melanie also touches on the Ice Bucket Challenge and all the great benefits it has created for the organization and those suffering with ALS, or as some know it, Lou Gehrig's Disease. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Aug 28 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Dogs for the Deaf

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Dogs for the Deaf, Inc. rescues and professionally trains dogs to help people and enhance their lives, while maintaining a commitment to the dogs they rescue and the people they serve. They have many volunteer opportunities available at their headquarters in Central Point, Oregon, as well as nationwide opportunities. Join Cady Chesney as she finds out more about volunteering at Dogs for the Deaf with Cathy Stone. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

May 10 2014

15mins

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Multiple sclerosis (MS), an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and the rest of the body. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society exists to make sure MS doesn't stop people from moving. Jocelyn D. Cheng is the Senior Manager of Volunteer Development at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Greater Illinois Chapter, and she joins Tim Muma to talk about the different ways volunteers can help the MS Society and those affected by the disease. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Apr 27 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Make-A-Wish

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Make-A-Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes. Volunteers can participate in a number of ways to help facilitate these wishes. Public Relations Manager for Make-a-Wish Wisconsin, Forrest Doolen, talks with Tim Muma about the various ways you can lend a hand and the benefits volunteers give and receive through their work. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Mar 22 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Hunger Task Force

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Hunger Task Force works to prevent hunger and malnutrition by providing food to people in need today, and by promoting social policies to achieve a hunger-free community tomorrow. We attack the issue of Hunger on two fronts: Advocacy and Food Banking. Join host Cady Chesney and Executive Director Sherrie Tussler to find out how you can contribute to Hunger Task Force by volunteering, what types of roles are available, and where you can go to find out more information. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 20 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Special Olympics

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Special Olympics run events throughout the year and across the country, giving athletes with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to compete, learn and have fun through sports. There are almost limitless opportunities to volunteer for this unique organization. Amie Dugan, Director of Marketing and Communications, talks to Tim Muma about the various ways you can lend a hand, whether it be for one day, one week or as often as you would like. The athletes and volunteers share many memories together. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 19 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - YMCA

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By becoming a YMCA volunteer you will become part of the Y’s dedicated effort to strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Volunteers make a difference in the community - and they have a great experience as well! In this episode of Volunteering At, host Cady Chesney will speak with Erik Kennedy from The YMCA about the many ways to give back through volunteering. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 19 2014

15mins

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Habitat for Humanity

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Volunteers are the workforce behind the success of Habitat for Humanity. Their homes are constructed almost entirely by volunteers and they mobilize thousands of people each year across the nation. Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity requires no prior construction experience. In this episode of Volunteering At, host Cady Chesney will speak with Katie Kowalski from Habitat for Humanity about the many ways to give back through volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 16 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - American Cancer Society

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Whether it's giving a cancer patient a ride to chemotherapy, putting together a team for Relay For Life or spreading the word about prevention and detection, individuals can help the American Cancer Society (ACS) with their cause. Mary LaPrairie, the Volunteer Coordinator for the Midwest Division of ACS, talks to Tim Muma about the different ways to offer your time and services. She also touches on how volunteering can benefit those getting involved, as well as the patients. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Feb 05 2014

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

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The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts offers the best of cultural and community programming. They are home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet Company, Florentine Opera Company, First Stage Children's Theater and Broadway in Milwaukee. Courtney Omernick speaks with Hilary Henrickson about the various opportunities and benefits of volunteering at the MCPA. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Dec 20 2013

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin

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The Autism Society, the nation's leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Dec 16 2013

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - The Janesville Performing Arts Center

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The Janesville Performing Arts Center will serve as the primary performing arts and entertainment center for Janesville and the greater Rock County area, enabling a diverse mix of performances by resident user groups and touring professionals to enhance the quality of life for current patrons and future generations. Elizabeth Horvath discusses the volunteer opportunities at JPAC, which consist of working in the box office and as an usher, as well as internships that assist in social media and website maintenance. If you're unemployed and looking to keep your skills sharp and resume full - you'll need to volunteer. Of course, you might be employed, but looking to give back or maybe you're a retiree trying to stay involved. Whatever your situation is, Volunteering At will take the listener into the organizations who are looking for volunteers!

Dec 15 2013

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