Quoting Damon A. Getsman to Nancy Backus on 02-Aug-2015 08:48 <=-
Re: volunteering was: misc and parents (etc
It was 501(c)3 non-profit charity work.
Ah, that makes much better sense... :)Yeah the whole paid volunteer thing, while bringing back some
memories of that 'working' contradiction in the army, didn't make a
whole lot of sense really. ;)
has health problems, why not just do the whole face of the block?
That's more the sort of volunteer work I end up doing... :) Or theThat's the best sort, IMO. I mean going into different places that
sort that my hubby ends up doing, too...
need volunteers to be able to help people out is great, too, but
helping unexpectedly is a feeling that doesn't exactly match it, IMO.
That sort of work usually is way underpaid, since the agencies involvedFor sure. It's pretty terrible, as we both alluded to below.
don't have much to work with...
month. Then I was making less helping those in desperate need than
I was poisoning those who wanted their cooked pink slime. :|
I know... ironic, isn't it... ;(It certainly is telling about some different values in this society,
if nothing else. Such a shame that we spend enough on war to feed and house the entire planet. We've got the wrong people in charge (or more likely, too many beheaded chickens thinking that they're all in
I suppose someone has to do it... And I'm sure that being underpaid does make somewhat of a volunteer aspect to things...
You know that you've brought good into someone else's life that likely wouldn't have happened otherwise...
Quoting Damon A. Getsman to Nancy Backus on 15-Aug-2015 10:38 <=-
I suppose someone has to do it... And I'm sure that being underpaid
does make somewhat of a volunteer aspect to things...
Unfortunately it prevents a lot of people from going into it that
have a great passion and would probably do an excellent job at it.
You know that you've brought good into someone else's life that likelyThis is true. It's good to have that feeling once in awhile. :)
wouldn't have happened otherwise...
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