Most people believe that the only way to give back is by making a monetary donation, but that is not the case. Instead, you can give your time and it is just as appreciated!
Many non-profits miss out on properly leveraging their volunteers. Every day, people are pouring over websites like Powered By Professionals for volunteer opportunities. Some non profit organizations will request a phone call or in-person interview so they can get to know the volunteer in advance of an event to assign them the correct role. Other organizations will request that you fill out an online survey with your interests. In case you don’t get advance one-on-one time with the event coordinator, here are brief descriptions of volunteer positions you may encounter, and what personality traits match each position: