January 19, 2018
We’re excited for you to meet Northeast Executive Director Mohan Sivaloganathan. While the Mission Continues community will get to know him in good time, we wanted to break the ice and let him introduce himself in these three questions. Continue reading “Introducing Our New Northeast Executive Director”
March 11, 2017
The military isn’t the only way one can be of service to country.
The drive to serve isn’t borne by servicemembers and veterans alone; it is the flag under which veterans and civilians unite.
An integral part of our philosophy is that while continued service can play an important role in veterans’ lives, change can only happen when we join hands with the next generation of Americans: our youth. Just as we enlist veterans to serve where their community needs it most, AmeriCorps enlists young adults to do the same.
In our experience, both AmeriCorps alumni and veterans come away from their experience with a drive to continue serving. While it’s no question that the military and AmeriCorps are vastly different, there are a few notable common threads. Like the military, AmeriCorps provides young adults in their formative years a unique opportunity to shape their careers, experience comradery, grow personally, find their niche, and even find a sense of purpose. In this way, government programs like AmeriCorps are an important part of the service ecosystem in which we live. Continue reading “AmeriCorps: Another Way to Serve Your Country”
May 16, 2016
By Stephanie Grimes, City Impact Manager
“How’s the new job going?” is a question I have answered no less than 50 times in the last month, as I recently took on the role of City Impact Manager in Pittsburgh for The Mission Continues.
Over the years, I have lived in a lot of places and been in lot of roles. After graduating college, I moved to Philadelphia where I taught middle school as a Teach for America corp member.
A year later I married my husband, who was in the Army. We moved from one duty location to another for the next four years. I found meaningful work in a number of jobs supporting high risk youth, had a child of my own, endured a few deployments, and in 2011 I finally ended up in Pittsburgh upon my husband’s discharge from the Army.
Truth be told, we had never even visited Pittsburgh before making the jump. We crossed our fingers, told ourselves that we could make it through anything, and made our way through tunnels and over bridges to our new home. In the years following my husband’s transition from the military, our family fell in love with our new city of Pittsburgh.
Continue reading “How I Found a Job I Love with The Mission Continues”
April 1, 2016
The Mission Continues ranked #7 in The Nonprofit Times annual survey of the “Best Nonprofits to Work For” released today.
Continue reading “A Best Nonprofit to Work For in 2016”
April 1, 2015
We’re happy to announce The Mission Continues is counted among the nation’s leading non-profit organizations for the annual NonProfit Times’ Best Places to Work in 2015.
“This is our fourth time in a row making the list, and we’re proud of what the ranking says about our team,” said The Mission Continues President and Army veteran Spencer Kympton. “We’ve known from the beginning that to deliver on our promise to empower veterans, we’ve got to have a strong and dynamic team.”
Continue reading “A Great Place to Work and Serve: The Mission Continues Ranks #15 on 2015 NonProfit Times Best Places to Work”