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Myers & Chapman Supports DO GOOD Week

April 19, 2018    in

Volunteers help build our community through the work they do for Charlotte’s nonprofit organizations.

Myers & Chapman, a 65-year-old, Charlotte-based, full-service construction company may literally build our community through its business, but it’s the company’s culture toward volunteering that sets it apart.

As a locally owned business, Myers & Chapman has a vested interest in the health and well-being of our community and has partnered with SHARE Charlotte as an official sponsor of DO GOOD Week.

DO GOOD Week an Extension of TIAA’s Caring Culture

April 18, 2018    in

Shenique CarmichaelBy Shenique Carmichael, VP, Director, Banking Change Management ,TIAA

At times in my life, I experienced hunger, thirst, lack of clothing and being shunned for not having. I went to school many days without shoes on my feet. When I got home from school, I didn’t know if I would have food to eat. I grew up with oil lamps and candles to allow me to do my homework. We didn’t have electricity or running water or a bed to sleep in, but I was able to rise above it all.

SHARE Charlotte Encourages Volunteerism with DO GOOD Week, Powered by Duke Energy

April 16, 2018    in

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) – SHARE Charlotte’s second annual DO GOOD Week, powered by Duke Energy, is underway in the Queen City. DO GOOD Week is a celebration of volunteerism during National Volunteer Week (April 15-21) and a call to action for community engagement with local nonprofit organizations through volunteer work.

DO GOOD Week: Intern Opportunities

April 15, 2018    in

Ever wonder what it would be like to work for a Charlotte-area nonprofit? There is no better way to gain valuable hands-on experience and gain and understanding into the mission of an organization than by serving as an intern.

Opportunities to build a resume through interning are available all year long with many organizations, not just in the summer months, making these internships a great fit for Charlotte-area college and high-school students or recent graduates.

Featured Intern Opportunities:

Families Forward Charlotte
Social Media / Marketing Intern

DO GOOD Week: Administrative Opportunities

April 15, 2018    in

If you are an organized individual who is ready to jump right into any task at hand, taking on an administrative/clerical volunteer position may be for you!

There is not a nonprofit office in the world that couldn’t use another set of hands on any given day - there is ALWAYS something to be done in the world of philanthropy.

If you can spare the time to conduct research, collect data, or even just answer the phone for a few hours a day, there will always be a nonprofit that could use your help.

Featured Administrative/Clerical Opportunities

Metrolina Association for the Blind
Office Support

DO GOOD Week: Event-Planning Opportunities

April 15, 2018    in

Who said volunteering was all work, no play? Galas, 5Ks, and auctions are all key events for some of our local area nonprofits, and if you are good at throwing a party, then you just may be the detail-oriented and creative minded volunteer that an organization needs!

If you are the type of person who loves to help an event come to life by assisting in the planning process, or wants to be sure an event runs smoothly by being present on the day-of an event, there are volunteer opportunities for you in the Charlotte area.

Featured Event Planning Opportunities

Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation
Event Planner

DO GOOD Week: Hands-On Opportunities

April 15, 2018    in

If you love being outdoors, getting your hands dirty, or serving others, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities for you! Grab your tools and get out in your community, there is never a lack of need for hands-on people like you.

Volunteering looks different to everyone and every organization, but if you like to get physical with your volunteering efforts, bring your talents out to do GOOD for the nonprofits in your area that need a little muscle power. There are plenty of opportunities working in gardens, helping with repairs, serving meals and more.

DO GOOD Week: Digital/Tech Opportunities

April 15, 2018    in

Volunteering is not all serving meals and building homes (though those are very generous activities that we will never advise against) but with technology forever evolving, all aspects of our community are following suit which means that nonprofit organizations are finding a need to keep up just as much as any other business.

DO GOOD Week: Mentoring Opportunities

April 15, 2018    in

If you are someone who truly believes you can make an impact on someone’s life simply by lending a little guidance, you may want to consider becoming a mentor.

There will always be a need for mentors in the community, whether it is for a child who needs tutoring, or an adult who needs support. If you desire to help others directly, mentoring someone in need is a valuable use of your time.

Featured Mentorship Opportunities

ANSWER Scholarship
Life Changer- Mentor Opportunity

DO GOOD Week: Board Positions

April 15, 2018    in

If you possess leadership abilities and are able to commit to a longer-term position, becoming a Board Member for a local nonprofit might be a great way for you to get involved in your community.

Not only would you be building your resume by sitting on the board of a nonprofit, but your existing resume and relevant life experience may be just what an organization needs to drive them forward.

Featured Board Positions

SocialServe.com
Board Member Opportunity

SocialServe.com links hundreds of thousands of people annually to safe, stable housing and is currently seeking Board Members to provide leadership, governance and oversight for their organization.

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