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Your American Cancer Society

Your American Cancer Society

So I am a 25-year volunteer and am right now serving as the chair of the board for the Greater Pittsburgh Area. I support the executive director of the area and I bring the leadership volunteers together to work as a group. We help carry out the mission of the national organization. I have felt over the 25 years I’ve been with them that they have always given me jobs that have played to my particular talents. So, for me,…

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Australian of the Year: Sylvia McMillan, 50 years of community volunteering #AOTY2020 #ausoftheyear

Australian of the Year: Sylvia McMillan, 50 years of community volunteering #AOTY2020 #ausoftheyear

Volunteering is doing things yourself that you think need to be done or that you think that you’ll enjoy. That’s what I think volunteering is and it’s to help the community. When it was part of my life, it wasn’t called volunteering when I started. It was just doing things that needed to be done. Well, I don’t think there is a community if you don’t have volunteers. My daughter turns 60 today and she was in about grade 4…

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Volunteer: Good Samaritan Society –Hastings Village diner

Volunteer: Good Samaritan Society –Hastings Village diner

It’s just a little cafe. We’re here Monday through Saturday to serve breakfast and lunch. Most of the people that work here are volunteers that helps us keep the prices down. Customer: The waitresses are fantastic. I retired a year ago this last May in Texas as a dietary supervisor and food is in my blood. (Laughs) They are so friendly. Willa: I’m a person all my life would be working, been doing things and I just couldn’t sit at…

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HVA Volunteer Champion Rachel Holtom

HVA Volunteer Champion Rachel Holtom

my name's Rachel I'm 72 I trained as a teacher my brother got very ill and he was dying with a brain tumor and so I looked after him and so my life my ordinary life has completely put on hold I got very involved with the gallery and then gradually gradually gradually I became so I organized the volunteers and I just really love it because it helps me to keep active not that I really need I'm eat…

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AO Volunteer of the Month, June 2019: Liz Chamberlain

AO Volunteer of the Month, June 2019: Liz Chamberlain

we found treasure 20 Friday news again I bet – say what – doesn't mean actually she's officially she's the treasure so she actually without them beautiful cricket and England and County players from them clubs it helps you develop dessert so you can play it probably take it for granted you engage what you know or all the things that do make a difference absolutely they could not believe it I'm just here to go to do what and…

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Volunteer impact

Volunteer impact

well there's no sort of template for a good volunteer obviously people who are interested in people and like to be with people people who have knowledge in a sense of self managing experience of self managing be useful people who are keen Douglas it to sort of pass on the information that knowledge they have the actually actors fantastic role models because people can then see that Germany that they have been on and how they are managing their…

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Why I Love Volunteering at RSPCA

Why I Love Volunteering at RSPCA

I just have a love for all animals andmaking sure they all get rehomed and live a happy life. I really enjoy going around and talking toall the different animals that are currently here. I really like to help the dogs and I reallymiss them when I’m not here. I really look forward to coming back everytime. The animals. The animals definitely I do it for the animalsThe happiness I’ve always been a big animal lover – dogsespecially Probably the…

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