Why Volunteering Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be
Volunteerism is supposed to be rewarding, but too often, volunteers end up frustrated and unappreciated. Here are some things you can do if that happens to you. — Olivia stared sullenly ahead when I asked her about her day. She hadn’t exhibited any interest in the mentoring material. Our word of the day was excellence, and there were several age-appropriate activities to spur a discussion. Olivia didn’t want to do any of them.