Could you use a volunteer web developer? Do you have advice on sector switching? Connect with your fellow Idealists!
- Welcome Idealists!
- You already know that you can come to Idealist.org to find an awesome job, volunteer opportunity, or internship, but did you know that you can also find some awesome people?
Idealist.org is one the greatest databases of people working in social impact positions in the world, and they’re all right at your fingertips, ready to answer your questions, partner with you on a project, or help with an idea you’ve been developing. Here’s a sampling of some of the people who want to meet you. Don’t forget that in order to view their full profiles, you need to have a profile too. It’s super easy to sign up.
Sean McGrath has worked in Albania and Italy, currently resides in New Jersey, and is planning to move to Sweden. When he’s not trotting the globe, he’s on the lookout for volunteer opportunities where he can help the homeless or youth. He also completed college and high school in just 6 years, which makes Sean the closest thing to Doogie Howser, M.D. on Idealist. Page him if you have advice on moving to Sweden or share his other interests!
Inga Carey grew up in the Bahamas and went to school in Canada. She currently serves as a trust officer for a bank in Nassau, but wants to break into the nonprofit sector. She could use advice from anyone with experience in sector-switching, so get in contact with her if you’d like to help out or have some useful tips.
Bud Zapata is a web developer looking to donate some of his spare time to a good cause. He can take a design and turn it into a functioning website, which is an invaluable skill for many nonprofits. Send him a message if you represent an organization that could use his talents, but make sure to read his profile first to see what he can do for you!
Hailing from Montmorency, France, Marion Dupont is a ballet dancer, speaks four languages, and has experience in marketing and sustainability. She’s on the lookout for friends and collaborators, and has plenty of knowledge to share after living and studying in the USA, China, and Ghana. Check out her profile and send her a message to start a conversation.
Lisa Much lives in Columbus, Ohio and recently graduated with a degree in Sustainable Theater. She works for the Ohio CDC Association and is also a freelance stage manager and prop designer. She’s searching for like-minded individuals and organizations, and would be happy to share her expertise in community development and theater with fellow Idealists.
Looking for more Idealists who want to connect and collaborate? Check out the previous installments of this series, and spiff up your profile to make sure people can find you on the site. If you don’t have one already, create a profile to offer your expertise to the community, and find people who can answer your questions. Sign up here and include information about your past work and what you’re looking to get involved in. Happy connecting!