5 Ways Volunteering Pays

By Brigitte Valcin, AmeriCorps Instructor & Volunteer Services Assistant If Byte Back is the gardener and our students are the garden, then our volunteers are the nutrients helping everyone grow. Whether you choose to volunteer as an instructor, teaching assistant, or tutor, giving back to the community is such a rewarding experience! Our volunteers and staff explain just how […]

AmeriCorps Instructor Spotlight: Gifty Sarfo

By Erin Jayes, Community Engagement Assistant & AmeriCorps Public Ally   During my visit to Gifty Sarfo’s class, her interactive approach to teaching stood out. Throughout class, Gifty, one of our newest AmeriCorps instructors, has students teach each other, going up to the board to explain different concepts to their fellow classmates. I sat down with her after class to talk about […]

Volunteers Collaborate to Serve Kids in NE

By Brigitte Valcin, AmeriCorps Instructor & Volunteer Services Assistant  AmeriCorps rarely get the opportunity to serve with their fellow AmeriCorps volunteers at other area nonprofits. But this year AmeriCorps Week gave Byte Back’s AmeriCorps volunteers a special chance to work together for a day. AmeriCorps Week is an annual event to celebrate the commitment of AmeriCorps volunteers and […]