Getting Paid to Volunteer

This week’s blog prompt over at Student Affairs Women Talk Tech asks:

If you had all the time in the world to volunteer, what would you volunteer to do/where would you volunteer?

This is an easy question to answer: anyone who knows me knows that if I had all the time in the world, I would

UMKC Women's Center Students at Take Back the Night, April 20, 2011

give it to feminist causes. Where I’m incredibly lucky is that that wouldn’t be a big change in my life as I am one of the privileged few lucky enough to get paid to do what I would gladly do for free were I independently wealthy. Because really, who would not want to spend their days working with the fabulous students pictured in this post? On a dreary, rainy Monday during the last week of the hardest month in higher education, that’s a good thing to remember.


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