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From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges (Farsi Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: Persian. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Journey with the author from youth in Iran to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book. Farsi (Persian) version. Translated and expanded by the author.
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
Our Peace Corps Adventure in Tunisia
Price: Free! Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This story of an American Peace Corps couple in Tunisia provides a window into the not-so-distant past of how individuals of dissimilar groups were able to live in friendship, harmony, and even love. It is hoped that it will awaken us to how far we have wandered from the goodness of that time and question how our leaders have allowed or even caused the hatred and conflict among our cultures.
The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
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Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations. We suggest downloading the PDF file to best view the graphs.
Archways Walkways and Cafe's
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Messianic Judaism, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are few countries that have a history of thousands of years, and none like Israel. As you read this journal, you will walk under the ancient archways of the land and stroll the walkways where you will smile, laugh, and cry throughout these experiences.
Working Together in Unity: Managing Conflict Leading Volunteers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
Working Together in Unity: Managing Conflict Leading Volunteers was written specifically for leaders in organizations that use volunteers to augment their staff. Readers will discover: Positive interactive collaborative conflict resolution methods; How cultural differences and worldviews impact relationships; Effective communication, motivation, recruitment, training, and leadership techniques.
Linnie Mae's New Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Homelessness & Poverty, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Linnie Mae's New Friends is a story of a young girl who, through a volunteer experience, learns that ALL people are people.
Activities for Young Adults
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,190. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
If you are finding it hard to keeping your young adult interesting and out of trouble, you are not alone. Young adults when enjoying activities will learn how to develop a positive mind if they continue to stay active. When a child has nothing to do, they feel bored, which can lead them into trouble.
Georgetown at the Turn of the Millennium
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Georgetown is located 35 miles north of the City of Boston. It is in Essex County and has a number of historical seventeenth century neighbors. Unlike its neighbors, Georgetown has its own K-12 public school system, and is the home of "Erie Four," the oldest still operating privately owned fire company in the United States, funded primarily by donations. These are some of its citizens' stories.
Opening Your Heart: How Helping Others And Volunteering Really Helps You
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Volunteering is a selfless way to dedicate your time to work with individuals who are less fortunate than you are. It's a chance to use your skills as well as having new experiences.