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Wimmera Southern Mallee Community Transport Service Pilot

The Wimmera Southern Mallee, we are not regional, we are rural. We recognised that there was a real issue of people being isolated through not having community options. Not only is there not a lot of options for travel if you don’t own your own car and have a license. We need to try and… Read More »

RSVP: Making an Impact

[MUSIC]>>VO: Every seven seconds, someone in America turns fifty-five. In ever increasing numbers older Americans are showing an outpouring of interest in volunteering and service. RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for those 55 and over. Over 400,000 strong – it harnesses the skills, experience and wisdom of these men and women while offering solutions… Read More »

Vice President Honors High School Service Team

Secretary Duncan: Good afternoon. I’m so thrilled to be with you again this afternoon. This morning was just extraordinary. The kind of morning that will keep me going for a long time. And these young people, Mr. Vice President, are just staggering. Phenomenal talent. Phenomenal commitment. The thing that really hit me listening to stories… Read More »

How to Get Involved in Your Local Community

Hi! I’m Rachel Calderon Navarro and this is How to Adult. One of the coolest parts of being an adult is that you have agency. If you don’t like something, you can work to change it. And if you care about something, you can help make it even better. By getting involved in your community,… Read More »

Service Learning at The Samaritan Women | Howard Community College (HCC)

Service learning is a powerful teaching strategy. And for HCC alumna Meghan Ross, service learning was an opportunity to find her passion. I heard about Samaritan woman when I was a junior in high school and I went back to my school and decided that, that was the issue that broke my heart and I… Read More »

The Florida Gators Talk Service

[Music Playing] SECURITY: Scoot on down here, fellows. URBAN MEYER: What an experience for our young people. I mean, this is a historical occasion having a president that takes time with them. I think we’re the first or second team to come visit with him.>>THE PRESIDENT: What Coach Meyer and all of these guys also… Read More »

2019 Trusted Choice Community Service Award – Natasha Terrones | McFarland Clinic

NATASHA: For me it’s so much more than just community service, it’s a personal mission, it’s my family’s journey. JANELLE: She’s just taken this tragic loss and used it to help the community in such wonderful ways. NATASHA: December 17, 2016, I lost my 25-year-old daughter to an opioid overdose here in Ames. I felt… Read More »

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Recruitment

Hi, I’m Alexis and I work for the Internal Revenue Service. How would you like to help people with low to moderate income file their taxes? You can through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs. Better known as VITA and TCE. Interested? Then we’d like to hear from you… Read More »

Learning Service: Being a Valuable Volunteer

Bring a positive attitude – it is contagious! Often the best thing you can bring with you as a volunteer is a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to get stuck-in Photocopying? I am on it!!! Make sure you and your organization have the same expectations. If you have very different ideas about what your… Read More »