Tomorrow is my first day back at my service site since our 2 week winter break. Break has been great and has allowed me time to enjoy the holidays. It has also allowed me time to reflect about my service experience thus far, and there are 2 things I want to change this year: my hours, and my luch break.
First, I want to ask to change my hours so that I arrive earlier than most employees who primarily work in the office, but leave at the same time as them. Currently, we arrive at the same time, but I leave an hour later. The change would reduce my commute time and increase my moral. The early bird get the worm.
The second thing I want to change is taking my lunch break away from my desk and preferably outside of the office suite I work in. When it was warmer I ate outside, but now it is too cold. The change of scenery made me feel like I was actually on break.
Both changes are relatively minor, but will have a significant impact on my experience. I will keep you updated.
About a career choice.
But, maybe I have already…
Poem Form: Cinquain
Syllables: first line 2, second line 4, third line 6, fourth line 8, fifth line 2
One my goals for during my year as an AmeriCorps VISTA is to explore career fields. Thus far I have attended local events, researched online, and spoken with professionals, but one question remains. Have I seriously considered the career field that I am currently part of? It is not too late.
Happy New Year,
The days are starting to drag, and the weekend never comes soon enough. This weekend I received an unexpected work phone call, and had an amazing scene in class that made the long week seem worth it. Continue reading
I use public transportation to travel to and from my service. While there are many positives to traveling via public transportation such as reduced air pollution, increased physical exercise, saving money and more, there are also negatives. As you can tell from the title of this post, the main negative I have recently become concerned with is secondhand smoke.
This past week was pretty busy. I attended a fundraising event for my service site, a local fashion show, a local TEDTalk event, and my last improv class of the season. Continue reading