It's time for another Weekend Roundup!
This week at Volunteer Global, we:
As you may know, I have been studying in Leiden, the Netherlands, this semester through my home institution, Central College (I will talk more about Leiden in a blog to come!). Throughout the course of my time here, many things have become evident—such as the necessity of canals in Dutch cities to prevent flooding, the popularity of Dutch cheese, and not surprisingly, the importance of family and instilling a sense of social and community responsibility in one’s children.
As a result, it is estimated that approximately 30—40% of the Dutch population takes part in some type of...
Congratulations to Edge of Seven, Volunteer Global's Travel Buddy of the Week! Learn more about volunteering in Nepal with Edge of Seven in this video:
This year, Keep America Beautiful is instituting the first ever Call to Action for the Annual Great American Clean-up. The goal is to recruit a record-breaking four million volunteers to take place in a countrywide event on April 28, 2012. The event, which is focused on promoting community involvement and improvement, will spotlight 10 cities, although events are scheduled in almost all 50 states across the nation.
Keep America BeautifulKeep America Beautiful (KAB), founded in 1953, is...
In today's post, we'll talk about how social networking can benefit you before, during, and after your volunteer abroad trip. To see Ben Smith's original post on this topic, click here!