I’ve volunteered in a lot of ways over the last 15 years. My first volunteer job was at my hometown public library the summer I turned 15 – I had the sweet task of transferring every, single book from card catalog reference to computer bar code checkout. 496 more words
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By: George Haim Special to the Star, Published on Wed Dec 11 2013
Meticulous. Restless. Soft-spoken. Strict. Punctual. Stubborn.
As a hike leader on the Bruce Trail in southwestern Ontario, Ambrose Leung owned all these adjectives. 209 more words
Today, December 5th, is International Volunteer Day, “designated by the United Nations in 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer organizations and individual volunteers to make visible their contributions – at local, national and international levels – to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).”(Wikipedia, 2013) International Volunteer Day 2013 (IVD 2013) is a global celebration of young people acting as the agents of change in their communities. 492 more words