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LJNRadio: Volunteering At

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 - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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!

20mins

27 Apr 2014

Rank #1

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Muscular Dystrophy Association

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!

13mins

27 Oct 2014

Rank #2

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - VolunteerMatch

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!

13mins

23 Oct 2014

Rank #3

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Hunger Task Force

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!

13mins

20 Feb 2014

Rank #4

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Habitat for Humanity

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!

16mins

16 Feb 2014

Rank #5

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

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!

20mins

27 Nov 2013

Rank #6

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - Adventures in Preservation

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!

18mins

23 Nov 2013

Rank #7

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - The Birthday Party Project

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!

14mins

16 Feb 2015

Rank #8

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - DoSomething.org

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!

20mins

3 Dec 2014

Rank #9

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LJNRadio: Volunteering At - National Parks Service

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!

15mins

24 Nov 2014

Rank #10