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Florida’s volunteer nurse shortage worsens

FALLS, Fla.— Florida’s volunteer nursing shortage worsened Thursday with the closure of three hospitals in a major setback to its recovery from a severe coronavirus outbreak.The closures at the University of South Florida Medical Center, the University Medical Center in Jacksonville and the Seminole Health System in St. Petersburg will end by the end of

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When did you decide to be a volunteer?

I had been a vegetarian for about a year before I found this community and started volunteering.I had always thought that volunteering was just about making a difference.But when I started volunteering, I realised I could make a difference in a very positive way.I realised it wasn’t just about what you could do for the

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How to get your own job with the VA: Find a volunteer clinic

The veteran community is eager to see how a group of dedicated doctors and nurses who were trained to care for veterans can work with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help veterans get their own medical care.Dr. Eric Riesman, the executive director of Veterans Choice, said the organization is looking to work with

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How to be a good citizen when you’re on a volunteer project

What are you good at?If you’re a social media user, you’re probably familiar with these five skills: using social media to communicate with others, maintaining a good reputation, creating a positive image and promoting a good cause.But can you really be a citizen if you’re doing nothing but volunteering?This article looks at some of the

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Which states have the highest number of volunteers?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The number of volunteer workers in Ohio is the highest in the country, but not in the way you might think.The Columbus Metropolitan Planning Organization says the state has nearly 4,500 more volunteer employees than the national average.And the state is actually more than doubling the number of its employees, the group

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Why the Red Cross is giving up on volunteer firefighters

In the midst of an epic fire in California, a volunteer firefighter is handing over his life to help save others.The Red Cross has been called out by some of the biggest names in the volunteer fire industry to help put out a blaze that has killed 16 people and injured more than 500, according