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Lauri Valerio

By Lauri Valerio


5 Ways To Get A Job

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When youth employment meets social service, everyone wins. 

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12/16/14

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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


5 Ways College Grads Can Use Volunteer Experience to Get a Job

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42% of hiring managers say, “they view volunteer experience equivalent to formal work experience.” Read more for some good news and tips for Millennial job seekers.

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07/11/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi

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In this final Alternative Spring Break blog post, Iowa State's Nick Kettelkamp shares his experience volunteering at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport, MS. More

04/03/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break

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Molly Schlagel, a junior at Purdue University, recounts her experience as a volunteer with United Way of South Mississippi, during this year's Alternative Spring Break. More

04/02/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections on Alternative Spring Break – Day 5

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By Kara Collier, Purdue University: It’s hard to believe that the final day of work at United Way's Alternative Spring Break is already upon us; it’s a bittersweet feeling but we definitely went out with a bang today. Our group joined six other students at Habitat for Humanity to help them finish making a house for a family in need. More

03/28/14

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