Volunteer information is extremely helpful for those who wish to help others. There are certain risks and rewards that come with being a volunteer so check out these articles from HowStuffWorks to make sure you have all the necessary volunteer information
Throughout most of history, dominant opinion held that women and war don't mix. But when men were summoned overseas to the front lines during World War II, who stepped up to serve the armed forces at home?
Missionary work in the 19th century struggled to reconcile colonialism and Christianity. Today, missionaries provide as much aid as they do religious guidance -- and they represent more religions, too.
The evolution of warfare has closely shadowed the technological ascent of man. Some sort of army or similar notion has marched side by side with us across the millennia. But how do you fill an army's ranks?
Probably the best reason of all -- and the most popular -- for volunteering is to help others by making a difference and giving back to your community. But what are some of the other best reasons to volunteer?
You've decided to coach your niece's after-school soccer team. The next day you read about a volunteer coach who is being sued by some parents. Does that mean you need liability insurance before you start coaching?
While working in the United States can be difficult for a foreigner, volunteering is usually pretty simple. Forget the hassle of work visas. As long as you aren't being compensated for your volunteer work, you shouldn't need one.
Feelings of guilt at spending an armful of money for a holiday when others are struggling financially can ultimately rob you of the rewards of your respite. One way to ensure you have a good time -- guilt-free -- is to plan a volunteer vacation.
Every year, 62 million Americans volunteer at schools, hospices, community centers and homeless shelters. All of these people deserve a collective pat on the back, which they get during National Volunteer Week in April.