Volunteer Basic Information
Name: Karina Rincon
City, State: Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Occupation: Estimating/Purchasing Assistant
How long have you been a volunteer with Community Builders? 2 years
What inspired you to become involved? Wanting to make a change and help my community
How did you find out about the organization? World-wide known organization - United Way
Describe some of the activities and/or events you've been involved with. 2 years of MLK Service Day
What has been your most memorable experience with Community Builders? Raising $1,000 in one day, made a difference to 5 afterschool program recieving a Wii.
How has your work with Community Builders impacted your life? Your community? Makes me realize that a little of my own time could make another person's day - making them smile and have some type of hope for better days.
Can you describe a specific situation in your work with Community Builders where you helped someone? What was the result of your action(s)? Working at my old Middle School, transforming an old classroom into a Parent Volunteer Center, the principal was impressed. Happy to be able to help my old school and my old principal.
What advice or tips would you offer to someone who is considering volunteering but hasn't taken the first step to do so yet? To be open minded to try new things, if you would like to make a difference to be involved.