I moved to Orange County, CA over 10 years ago. Once I settled in, I began looking for a volunteer opportunity that allowed me to use my professional experience to help others. That opportunity came when I connected with Women Helping Women (WHW).Read More
The Behailu Academy is an organization that is close to my heart. I started volunteering for them when I was introduced to the organization through a family friend that happened to be on the Board of Directors. I was really drawn to the Behailu Academy because of the direct impact they have made on so many children’s lives in Charlotte. The academy provides arts and recreational projects designed to help teens engage in their creative side, develop critical thinking skills and foster a sense of social responsibility. The results Behailu has brought to our local community have been staggering, leading to a 90% increased interest in the arts and an 88% increase in teenager self-confidence ratings.Read More
Toys For Tots is an organization that has been providing new Christmas toys for underprivileged children since 1947. Recently, members of our Marketing Team used their Volunteer Time Off (VTO) to spend some time helping out at the United States Marine Corps location in San Jose, CA. Toys For Tots is always a popular way for ATR employees to use their VTO.Read More
ATR is always looking for great people to join the company, are you interested? Should you be?Read More
Maybe you’ve heard about LinkedIn’s new feature, the Volunteer Marketplace. It launched on January 14th to a fair amount of fanfare and generally positive press and reviews. I’m a big supporter of volunteer efforts and understand their importance to many civic and charitable institutions in our community. In some cases they are the very lifeblood. Like so many of you, I know personally how satisfying it is to give back, whether it’s doing something completely new and different or perhaps putting your professional skills to work. Volunteering in and of itself is reward enough but did you know that it can help you professionally?