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  • Kenie Ritzer

    EXPERIENCE: ééhas it. You want an African experience, from wherever you are in the world to Africa with projects from helping Kids in Uganda to teaching Massai in Tanzania.

    CULTURES: You want to emersed into a completely different life, with Africa's most unique tribe the Massai, a culture that reminds you of who you are and where in the world you belong .

    LEARN: You want a project that speaks your personality; an experience to add something into your CV or college credit.

    EXPLORE: You want to get into a real African safari, an opportunity that takes you to explore the BIG 5 and ultimate primates.

    If you are looking to go with the organisation that really connects and cares about the local communities, the people, cultures and environment. Then you've come to the right choice! Find more about the projects here http://ethicaltravel.weebly.com/projects.html

  • Ken Romano

    For the past 9 years, I've run a leadership program for teenagers. I like to make sure the joke that after getting up and facilitating workshops and activities for anywhere from 30 to 200 teens, any client meeting for work is going to be child's play. There's truth to that though - the volunteer work I've done has taught me about patience, diversity of ideas, how to coach and give constructive feedback, and how to creatively problem solve. So while the volunteerism isn't directly related to my career as a Product Manager, it's certainly helped me hone some critical workplace skills.

  • Kristen Rae

    I recently volunteered with the Yantalo Peru Foundation, and it helped propel my career as a freelance journalist. I pitched editors before I went and wrote thoughtful pieces for interested pubs while living in Peru. It was a prolific experience both personally and professionally.

  • Ashwin Dedhia

    Love to work and give back to society..

  • April Greene

    I've always found volunteer experience to be an awesome career booster -- my stints tutoring kids, managing teams of volunteers, and contributing research and writing to nonprofit publications have all been clinchers on my resume and in interviews over the years.

  • Jen Chiou

    What's an example of volunteer work you've done that's helped in your career?

    • Hannah Wasserman

      I spent a summer in Kampala, Uganda during college and I always talk about it in interviews. I have a lot of examples of working with a team and adjusting when things don't go as planned :)

    • Anna Silverman

      When I was first making a jump from a corporate career to the non-profit world, I volunteered at a legal clinic. Not only was it a great experience, but it was helpful to have on my resume, and gave me good talking points in interviews, when asked about my interest mission-driven work.