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Personal Narrative: A Career In Non-Profit Organizations

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My interviews went very well and I truly feel like I gained great knowledge and understanding of their organizations, their jobs, their growths, and their challenges in the field. My first interview that I conducted was with Michelle Maddux who is a program specialist from the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Oklahoma Organization. My second interview was with Emily Wallace who is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Oklahoma Wondertorium. Both of these organizations are non-profit organizations in Oklahoma and that is exactly where I want to pursue my career after I graduate. I want to be a part of some type of non-profit organization like the two that these young lady’s work for.
Beginning with Michelle at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma Organization (BBBS) in Stillwater, OK. I immediately began speaking with her about what the organization is and what they do for the community. This organization is very well known in Oklahoma and is known for their mentoring programs. This mentor program matches teens and adults with children in the surrounding …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains how michelle interviews volunteers at bbbs and monitors their match relationship. she runs background checks, calls references, and much more during this interview.
  • Explains how the program specialist's professional growth and challenges have been closely related during her time at bbbs.
  • Describes how they gained great knowledge and understanding of their organizations, their jobs, growths, and their challenges in the field. michelle maddux is a program specialist from the big brothers and big sisters of oklahoma organization.
  • Interviews emily wallace, the volunteer coordinator at the oklahoma wondertorium in stillwater, oklahoma. she is in charge of all the volunteers that come through the museum.

The Oklahoma WONDERtorium is a non-profit children’s museum. There are multiple exhibits and different activities for children of all ages to play and engage in. As the volunteer coordinator of the WONDERtorium, Emily is in charge of all the volunteers that comes through the WONDERtorium. She tells volunteers about the museum, shows them around the museum, and sets them up with what they will be doing during their volunteer times. The main priority of her job is to simply correspond with volunteers and in charge of them as they are planning to volunteer, as they are volunteer, and after they volunteer as well. She simply supervises and manages volunteers, she works with the operations manager and programming department to create and plan activities for the kids to participate in during the

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