With the Wasatch Fault spanning nearly 240 miles, stretching from southern Idaho down into central Utah, it's no secret that earthquakes pose a major threat in Utah. That’s why on April 20 nearly a half-million Utahns will participate in the Great... (Read More)
It might seem a little counterintuitive, but working without pay can open doors of opportunity for your career. That’s because employers don’t only care about the skills you bring to the office. They also care about who you are as a person... (Read More)
Imagine arriving at a Utah city after a devastating earthquake. Residents are badly shaken yet determined to begin the process of rebuilding. People are pouring in from surrounding cities to help with the recovery. How do you ensure work gets done... (Read More)
Every year, Utahns give back to their communities in force. There’s no clearer sign of that than the annual survey of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which in 2016 named our state No. 1 in volunteering for the 11th straight... (Read More)
Around the world, volunteers are making a difference. They are managing disaster scenes to ensure injured people receive food, medicine and housing, providing education and mentorship for children who are at risk, and so much more.
Yet right... (Read More)
Many of us already have made a commitment to volunteering. We’ve seen the positive influence we can have on the lives of those around us. We’re eager to chip in when it means our friends and neighbors benefit.
To take volunteering to the... (Read More)
You might think volunteering is an activity that benefits only a small subset of the population, but you’d be wrong. It makes more sense to think about volunteering as if you were throwing stones into a pond. As those stones hit the water... (Read More)
Many people enjoy setting New Year’s resolutions because they represent a chance to hit the reset button. We frequently set goals throughout the year that are quickly pushed aside because of the daily responsibilities of life. If you are... (Read More)
As volunteers, we don’t like to show off. We work to help people in need, not to win popularity contests. Yet we also have a responsibility to explain to others why volunteering is so important. That’s especially true when the audience is... (Read More)