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A Stone in the Road: Two Years in Southern Tanzania
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A single-lane, dirt road, 18 miles long, leads to a secondary school in the deep bush of Southern Tanzania. Jim French and his wife Marlyn, CUSO volunteers, journeyed to the end of this road in 1967 for two years of teaching and unexpected adventure. The only Canadians ever at St. Joseph's College, Chidya...
When the Pasture is Not an Option: Preparing for Retirement
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Work-related health
A Quick Study Guide to help individuals plan for a fulfilling retirement. Explores hobbies, volunteering, part-time work and self employment. The workbook style format offers exercises to help identify interests, skills and values as well as family and financial concerns.
Big Girl, Small Country
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Life had not been easy for Sue, a large American woman. In fact, it had generally been painful. Hoping to change her circumstances, she grasps the opportunity to volunteer with a Non Governmental Organization in Central America. The reality she encounters is quite different from that which she had hoped for and expected.
What Does Service Mean in Rotary? Simple Stories of Inspiring Rotarians
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Rotary’s motto is "Service above self.” What does this mean in practice? This book answers this question by providing examples of the service work that Rotarians actually do. The book also explains Rotary’s “avenues of service.” The hope is that through simple stories of Rotarians at work, readers will understand what service in Rotary is all about, and be inspired for their own volunteer work.
Double Your Membership In Six Months: 10 Lessons from a Rotary Club Pilot
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
How can membership and volunteer-based organizations such as service clubs grow? This book answers this question by documenting the experience of the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. In just six months the club doubled its membership. Ten practical and simple lessons emerging from the experience of the club are provided to help other organizations grow their membership.
Uplifting Lives
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In Uplifting Lives, we experience the true story of the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic, one of America’s first free health clinics. We meet the core team of volunteers and see how their small non-profit has survived to treat over one million patients and counting. Showcasing the power of volunteers, this book is the ultimate guide on how to give, how to lead, and how to uplift the world around us.
MEXICO Dirt Cheap Travel Tips
Series: Enjoy YOUR Life Faster, Easier, Cheaper, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
**2017 UPDATED EDITION!! Condensed guide and awesome pictures of the best beaches, accommodations, groceries, outdoor and ocean activities in several Mexico cities with tips to survive the airport too! Realize your dreams and learn how to see all the beauty of this not-so-big-world without having to save for years or win the lottery first! Life will be what you make it -- so make it awesome!
Freckles and the True Meaning of Christmas
Series: Freckles the Bunny Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2016 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Freckles and her friends believe that Christmas is all about presents, that is until their families decide to show them the true meaning of Christmas. Each family embarks on a magical Christmas journey, when they show their children that Christmas is about the love we have for each other. For the first time ever, meet the full family of Freckles and her friends.
Reality Check (Clearwater Crossing Series #2)
Series: Clearwater Crossing. Price: Free! Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Jenna and her friends are having a car wash to help needy kids, but there’s more in the air than soapsuds. . . . Leah and Miguel are trying to keep their new love a secret, but a heartbroken Jenna is the first to find out. Peter’s got a crush too—on Jenna! And Nicole is determined to win a national model search to repay conceited Jesse for humiliating her at school. Clearwater Crossing Series #2
The Underground Guide to International Volunteering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Volunteering abroad is a truly wonderful experience that is likely to add an exciting element into your travels, enrich your life, and have a positive impact on the lives of others all at the same time. Based on years of research, this guide is packed with personal experience, photos, interviews, and dozens of resources and will give you the confidence to become an international volunteer!