Category Archives: Pro-Bono/Skilled Volunteers

Orienting Volunteers- Why Bother?

by Megan Welch I used to volunteer early on Wednesday mornings at a soup kitchen on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. I loved the high energy, vibrant conversation and constant flow of coffee that kept everyone moving in the … Continue reading

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Re-Thinking Volunteer Motivation

by Anne Schink At the recent Encore Leadership Summit I did a presentation on volunteer motivation: “What Lights Them Up and What Makes Them Glow.” Recently I read a new book called Drive by Daniel H. Pink that changed a … Continue reading

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Engineering Students’ Global Efforts Recognized

by Whitney Chamberlain Engineers Without Borders – UMaine (EWB-UMaine) is a group made up of students, faculty, and mentors with an interest in improving the quality of life for people in developing countries. Our mission is to “foster a worldwide … Continue reading

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