Charlotte Skilled Volunteer Week– Volunteering as a “Triple Win”
In honor of Charlotte Skilled Volunteer Week, host of “The Apparo Effect” and Apparo Director of Marketing Bleema Bershad sits down with Apparo Skilled Volunteer John Pressley and Apparo’s Sponsorship Manager, Vickie Wixon. John Pressley, of Duke Energy discusses his evolution from excel coaching as a Skilled Volunteer to becoming an Apparo Sponsorship Committee and Board member.
In this episode, Bleema, Vickie, and John delve into:
- The contrast between direct service to Apparo nonprofit partners and service directly to Apparo
- Benefits of skilled volunteering with Apparo- how finding opportunities to match a volunteer’s skills and availability makes a difference
- What motivates John to support Apparo as a volunteer
- The “win-win-win” effect: Nonprofits, volunteers, and sponsors
- How listeners can get involved as skilled volunteers and/or as corporate sponsors