Grantees Sarah Petschonek and Trish Kalabas-Schmidt of Volunteer Odyssey, recently profiled in the Memphis Business Journal:
College grads may find opportunities through volunteering
Local college graduates who are having trouble finding a job may have another option with Volunteer Odyssey.
The non-profit organization, which works with 15 different local non-profits including Memphis Botanic Garden, Porter-Leath, MIFA and Church Health Center, requires a seven-day commitment from volunteers who work with a group of the non-profits. The volunteers blog and do other communications and marketing work for the organizations, according to Sarah Petschonek, Volunteer Odyssey’s president and CEO.