Five ingredients of a great volunteer opportunity posting!

Here at Activate Good we work with some amazing nonprofits, schools, and other partners in our community! Through these partnerships we’ve seen thousands of volunteer opportunities come through our virtual doors. Occasionally, a nonprofit will ask what they can do to make their volunteer opportunity posting more attractive to potential volunteers. In this post, we’ll …

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Serving Up Spring pop-up brunch on March 30 will fuel service learning for 6 classrooms

When I was in high school, I had an itch I couldn’t quite scratch. Inside there was a fire burning, a voice urging me to go out and make a big difference, but I lacked a deeper understanding of the issues in my community. And, I lacked guidance on how to tackle those issues. Ever …

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Vote for Activate Good’s mascot: Toby vs. Mr. Bongo

MAS-COT | noun a person, animal, or object adopted by a group as a symbolic figure especially to bring them good luck. Throughout history, mascots have inspired greatness. They have brought their teams to victory, or comforted people in times of loss or defeat. They have evoked strength, warmed our hearts, and yes, even made …

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The Van With No Plan brings inspiration (and a little nostalgia) to Raleigh

  Last week, I heard about The Van With No Plan, a trio of 20-somethings road-tripping across the country doing volunteer work where ever they land.  This reminded me of Activate Good’s own ‘origin story‘, so naturally, I had to reach out to them! Since landing in Raleigh on February 2, The Van crew – …

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