Name Lara Hamburger, Americorps VISTA
University, Major: Indiana University, Geography
Region: North America
Length of stay: 1 year
Type of Work: Capacity Building, Environment/Conservation, Agriculture
We first met Lara at the IRC City Heights Farmers Market. We lucked out catching her on her way out. Lara is an Americorps VISTA with amazing insights on nonprofit organizations, structural problems and making a daily impact on the lives of refugees.
How did Lara come to the IRC?
How is Lara financing her time?
What has Lara learned about the non-profit world through working at the IRC?
What’s next for Lara? Will she stay on at IRC?
What advice does Lara have for potential volunteers who are worrying about financing their service?