Whether or not the “gig” or “freelance” economy will forever change the way we work remains to be seen. There is little doubt, however, that many traditional career paths are evolving. The growing number of freelance jobs, the globalization of many industries and Millennial attitudes about work are key parts of the story. Where do “Boomers” and “Gen X’ers” fit in?

Read more about Millennials & Boomers in the gig economy.

 


 

Volunteer Gig Spotlight: College Student Mentor

If you love working with young adults and you think higher education is an important engine for social change, why not mentor a first-generation college student? With more first-generation students going to college than ever before a mentor can make an enormous difference in their success in college and beyond. In the words of John “Bluto” Blutarsky, “Oh, no. Seven years of college down the drain.” If only Bluto had you as a mentor!

Learn more about College Student Mentoring.

 


 

Introducing Millie & Boo!:

When Millennials and Boomers Get to Talking, Everyone Should Listen

Today, Millie & Boo go right to the heart of the matter and tackle relationships. Making new connections and maintaining old. And relating to parents.  Here’s a peek:

Millie: So, if you’re not as into social media as my generation, how do you actually meet people?

Boo: It’s this thing called a conversation. You should check it out! You find people who have common interests….

And…

Boo: Yeah, I might have been up in my kids’ business a little too much.

Millie: It’s kinda like free range v. bubble wrapped. Maybe you were overcompensating.

Read more Millie & Boo! 

 


 

Dig into Italian cultural heritage through hands-on and immersive experiences, which not only have a positive impact on the participant but on the region.

Want to help Sea Turtles and experience some Mexican culture?

Do you love wine? What if sharing that enthusiasm was something you could get paid for?

Have a passion for history and like interacting with the public?

Are you an art lover and you love spending time in a museum environment?

Read our interview with a Chief Financial Officer.

 


 

On the way out:

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” – Sophia Loren