Big Apple Greeter
February 26, 2012
This is a wonderful organization. They match visitors to NYC with residents who then take the visitors out on a walking tour of the City. The tour generally covers the Greeters favorite spots, often off the beaten track. It is a great people to people program and humanizes the visitors NYC experience.
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Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
I made some life long friends from my greeting activity.
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
Volunteer & Greeted visitors from overseas, mostly from the UK.
Big Apple Greeter
February 25, 2011
A was born and grew up in Brooklyn eventually getting a free education at Stuyvesant HS and an engineering degree at CCNY. I owe much to this great city and giving back by sharing it with visitors has been a true pleasure. Big Apple Greeter connects me to visitors from every corner of the globe. They employ both internet technology and person to person contact to make it all happen. I hope this valuable organization does not fall victim to the cut backs during this recession. It would be a shame.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Each visitor writes a feedback report and I can see how enthusiastic they are about what I have shown them
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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Improve the software to make it searchable.
Volunteer & Show visitors my city in a walk about tour.
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