Month: May 2012

What’s Next? Life After AmeriCorps

by: Barbara Wheeler, AmeriCorps Assistant CoordinatorAt this time last year, I was beginning to realize that I had a fleeting amount of time left to really enjoy my experience with the Vincentian Service Corps. There was much to enjoy about springtime in St. Louis: hiking in Forest Park, cheering on the Cardinals, and – one… Read more »

The Gift of Teachers

By: Katie Carroll, Lalanne Volunteer I always wanted to be a teacher and I thought I would love every minute of it. I had joined Lalanne, a Catholic volunteer program and a long-time member of Catholic Volunteer Network. Lalanne volunteers teach in urban and underserved Catholic schools. My first few months teaching kindergarten were not… Read more »