Volunteerism has been around for a very long time. It does not only occur in the general area of where we live, but it is also a worldwide action. Volunteerism is defined by http://www.merriam-webster.com as “the act or practice of doing volunteer work in community service.” This differs from volunteering in the aspect that it is just the general practice of work. There are a number of different organizations and groups that offer community service in which you can simply apply for and then get straight to work. Our group chose the organization Habitat for Humanity. This group is recognized worldwide for its accomplishments and efforts for giving families in need a better standard of living. This includes building and improving houses, sheds, and garages. That is not all they offer though, they have local, youth, women, and even veteran programs. These programs help you learn about construction all the while helping out a partner family. Expanding even further, Habitat for Humanity also has short-term and long-term volunteer trips that are global. These offer a few programs only for the United states and Canada such as RV Care-A-Vanners, which is recreational vehicle travel and construction, Disaster Corps, which provide support or disaster preparedness assistance after a disaster strikes. Globally, Habitat offers a global village program which helps build decent, affordable housing around the world. For a long-term service, you can volunteer your skills for 2 to 6 months at Habitats international headquarters in Americus, Georgia. You can also be part of the National Service, where…
of the society would not be as friendly but we have grown into a better community and actually offer for more and more to come. Now there may be innicdents where people in my community treat some people different. In this storey at http://www.wave3.com/story/14663811/hearing-held-for-cat-torture-suspect, this was about a guy from shepherdsville who tortured cats for a experiment. Now I will say that a lot of people in our community do look at him different and may be some racism there because of the…
202- Produce business documents
1.1- The learner can: explain the requirements for:
Language within a business document is important because it outlines the formality of the document subject. For Example if someone was to receive a letter with casual language and abbreviations then they might assume that the letter is not as important as it could potentially be. However if a letter was written in formal way; with proper English then the importance of the subject might be put across…
Current legislation, guidelines,Policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people are :-
The All Wales Child Protection Procedures 2002/2008 are an essential part of safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. The common standards they provide guide and inform child protection practice in each of the Local and Regional Safeguarding Children Boards across Wales. They outline the framework for determining how individual child protection…
Unit 202 – Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
1.1 Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety.
Safeguarding, which works to protect children has been developed in the last 50 years. Now there are different Acts in place which give guidelines on safeguarding children and young people.
Children Act 1989.
The responsibilities of parents and professionals who work to ensure a…
Assessing your Organization's Value
June 16, 2013
D. Kandy SimmonSimmons
Assessing your Organization's Value
Diversity is not a liberal ideological movement, to be supported or resisted. Rather, it is a reality in today’s business environment. Managed well, diversity provides benefits that increase success.
However, when ignored or mismanaged, it brings challenges and obstacles that can hinder the organization’s ability to succeed. The right question then is not, do we…
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like a bridge among other parties.
Absolutely, their incentives are not associated properly with their intended role.
Venture capitalists are engaged in providing a high rate of return to their investors for the associated risk. During the dot-com crash, venture capitalists invested many Internet companies that had questionable business models become public companies, even those companies had not been proven operationally. In addition, venture capitalists invested in too many Internet companies…
Three Models of Communication
Communication as action, interaction, and transaction are the three models of communication. Each model is important for communication to work efficiently, but some models are more important than others. Communication as an action is simply the act of a sender sending a message to the receiver. For example, this is like sending one a voicemail, email, or a message in a bottle. Even if you send someone a message and…
February 5, 2015
Post Civil War some slaves lives got better, some got worse, others did not really change all that much. Sharecropping for the white farmer was the thing to do post Civil War, especially if you could convince some of your old slaves to work for you. You end up making pretty good money while paying half of your profit away to your hardworking slaves. Too bad for them there happens to be five to ten of them working for him and…