4 Fun Ways to Fall into Volunteering This Season

Posted Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

With the passing of the Autumn Equinox last week it’s officially autumn! Or fall, if that’s how you prefer to refer to this beautiful time of year that has us taking sweaters out from storage and dusting off holiday cookbooks. With the temperatures cooling off and people beginning to spend more times indoors it may…

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Batter Up: 3 Trends in Youth Sports You Need to Know

Posted Thursday, September 21st, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Participating in sports is a hallmark of many American childhoods–from baseball to basketball, sports offer youth the opportunity to come together and have fun while learning important life lessons like good sportsmanship and teamwork. In order for youth sports to be a safe, enriching experience for all involved, volunteer background screening for coaching (and other)…

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3 Top Tips for Faith-Based Volunteer Background Screening

Posted Thursday, September 14th, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

The majority of nonprofit organizations around the country background screen at least some of their volunteers, and more and more nonprofits are starting to screen every day. One of the sectors we are seeing realize most rapidly the need to screen volunteers? Faith-based organizations. That’s right – the faith-based community’s utilization of background checks as…

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3 Ways to Commemorate the National Day of Service and Remembrance

Posted Thursday, September 7th, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Next Monday, September 11, marks the 16th anniversary of a defining moment in the history of the United States: the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania. For many around the USA and the world, remembering this devastating day recalls painful memories of fear, sadness…

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