This article explores types of volunteerism and introduces the Ladder of Volunteerism.
Category Archives: volunteer
I think all organizations that engage volunteers have an obligation to engage them in critical self-examination, especially about the service they are seeking to embark in. I have promoted structural change for years is because it can be less threatening to encourage volunteers to look at change the policies, programs, and activities within a community, rather thanContinue reading “Better Volunteering”
Doing It for the Reward
I don’t think we should be trying to help others until we’ve acknowledged the ways others have helped us. We should learn how to help ourselves, too, either by helping others or simply focusing on ourselves. Helping others in order to feel better about ourselves is a trap though. We have to learn to findContinue reading “Doing It for the Reward”