I want to become more engaged in my community. Should I join a fraternal organization? [more inside]
Looking for a website where users can get together, share/critique new ideas, and volunteer to collaborate on new projects.
Are there any sites out there for organizing people to work on collaborative projects or new ideas? [more inside]
Hood+Tech Filter: Help me give these kids a fighting chance. [more inside]
Where do you find your volunteer opportunities? [more inside]
Where can I find a place to volunteer in the Chicago area? [more inside]
I am looking for recommendations on volunteer activities to get involved in. I have a fairly open and flexible schedule and would like to help out more in my community. That said, I'd prefer something that uses my skills and also gives me something back. I am thinking something arts-related or involving teaching (I've taught literacy classes in the past.) What are some positive experiences others here have had? How do I go about searching for the right thing? I am also open to working for nominal pay (e.g. working for a good nonprofit parttime.) [more inside]