service learning

Volunteers Are Rainbows: Capitalizing on Diversity

I am an Activate Good intern, writing the third post for a blog series about the five leadership challenges for nonprofits and how they relate to the wonderful word of volunteerism. For a quick recap, the five leadership challenges correspond with the core characteristics of the nonprofit sector (e.g., being mission based, accomplishing some social […]

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Service Learning for Young Volunteers: Kids can make an impact and learn, too!

Searching for fun ways to keep your child learning this summer while getting some exercise and helping to make the Triangle community a better place? Well, Activate Good has that trifecta wrapped up. Whether you have a curious toddler or an adventurous tween, we have a great volunteer opportunity to share with your child. Studies […]

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Supply & Demand: Teen Volunteers Supply the Drive Society Needs

In January, when all the local schools were going back to class following the winter break, we started receiving requests from individual teens, school groups, and parent-youth groups – all looking for volunteer opportunities for MLK Day and beyond. Lucky for Activate Good, we were already working on just that. See, while everyone was binging […]

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