Books tagged: volunteerism

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The Forest of Sincerity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The volunteer group JuKyo patrolled Japan’s oldest forest, trying to prevent suicides. Pretty idealistic for a bunch of metalheads. But it all fell apart when one by one, they died mysteriously. Now Lily, an expat American bartender, is the last one left. She thinks she knows what killed her friends. And it’s coming for her. The music she loves may be her last hope... Novella (15,500 words).
It's an Ill Wind, Indeed...
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir is the story of one woman’s climb out of the abyss after the sudden death and loss of her husband and young son through a fire in their home – a story of survival, coping, and eventual healing. I’m here to tell you that one can stay mostly sane most of the time, survive and eventually come out the other side. Although death ends a life, it never ends a relationship.
Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.
Money For Nothing Making Money With Volunteers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book not only goes over the groundwork for any successful volunteer program but offers a wide variety of projects and how volunteers can help make a success. A companion book to the 2007 FGS lecture by the same name, this contains much more detail and makes a handy reference or volunteer gift.
Trading Faces
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,190. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In Ann Herrick's Trading Faces published by Books We Love, An "Ugly Betty" and a Popular Beauty wind up trading faces—and lives—and the situation is not what either one expected!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.