Did you know when a City Year Corpsmember becomes a City Year staff member there is a special ritual performed involving phones? Well that's at least how this weeks guest, Shawna Melton describes her experience :). Check it out!
On this week's episode I chat with Brian Tierney, a City year alum and current VISTA Leader. We chat about what it was like serving with City Year right out of High School, going into college with a term of service under his belt and what #VISTAlife is like. Check it out!
On this weeks episode I chat with Alex Flower, an AmeriCorps VISTA and Peace Corps alum. We talk about that time Joe Biden showed up to one of his events and dancing and playing drums in Mongola - ya know normal stuff that happens while serving. Check it out!
Ever think about running for elected office? Well this episode is for you. I chat with Max Klau Chief Program Officer at New Politics Leadership Academy. New Politics Leadership Academy is a nonpartisan non-profit organization dedicated to recruiting and supporting servant leaders to serve through politics. Through leadership development experiences, educational programming, and networking events, they're building a new pipeline into politics for Americans who have served our communities and country before and who feel called to continue their service by jumping into the political arena.
This weeks episode features a great conversation with Lindsay Stewart who is currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the Sunflower County Freedom Project. We chat about life in the Mississippi Delta, what it means to take time to serve post-college and #VISTAlife. Enjoy!
This might just be crazy enough to work. It's the approach that landed Adam Greenberg an internship at the White House. In this episode I chat with Adam's 10 year journey from NCCC Corpsmember, to NCCC Team Leader and soon to be Peace Corps Volunteer and all the stuff, he was able to do in between.
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On this week’s episode I chat with Lisa Tatum, who served as both an NCCC Corpsmember and team leader out of the San Diego campus and has since and a remarkable career in service. She’s worked as an NCCC staff member, at the Red Cross, with the Student Conservation Association, and was named one of the top 20 AmeriCorps alum. Lisa’s has a great story and I so much fun chatting with her, I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did.
Are you interested in making the leap into working internationally? Well this is a great episode for you. Stephanie shares her story of serving as a State/National AmeriCorps member in Denver, working with foster youth in transition and how that experience motivated her to work all around the globe, from South Korea, to the Republic of Georgia, to Guatemala. Enjoy!
Have you ever been told in an interview that you were going to save someone's life if you took the job? Well Troy Wilkerson has. In this week's episode Troy shares his experience serving 3(!) terms with the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camps.
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Happy New Year! I can't think of a better way to start off 2018 by sharing Kelly Siefkin's NCCC Class 24 Induction Speech with you all. Kelly will take you through the ups, downs and lessons learned from a term of service and how she's transformed from NCCC Corpsmember to an NCCC Team sponsor at the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. Enjoy!
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