PULSE is known for recruiting some really outstanding young adults who care deeply and genuinely about serving the Pittsburgh community.
The Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse promotes resource conservation, creativity, and community engagement through material reuse. They achieve their mission through community initiatives including their SHOP and through their hands-on creative PROGRAMS.
Nora Gilchrist is the Creative Education Manger of the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse. In the following interview she talks about the experience of partnering with PULSE.
CC: Why did your organization decide to work with PULSE?
NG: PULSE is known for recruiting some really outstanding young adults who care deeply and genuinely about serving the Pittsburgh community.
CC: What is the most rewarding part of working with PULSE?
NG: We have had PULSE fellows serving in our organization for the past two years, and the rumors we heard were true! Both Nate and Isy are such wonderful, intelligent, and skilled human beings. Also, they bring the PULSE community with them. Through both of our PULSE fellows we have gotten to learn more about the awesome things that are happening in the ever-expanding world of non-profits in Pittsburgh.
CC: How has your partnership with PULSE impacted your organization?
NG: PULSE Fellows have been instrumental in expanding and streamlining our volunteer program, as well as stepping up our social media game and web presence. Also, our reach to other organizations has expanded via our PULSE connections.
CC: What do you like most about your current PULSE fellow and/or other fellows you’ve worked with?
NG: Isy and Nate are different people with very different personalities and sets of skills but some things they have in common are kindness, desire to learn, ability and desire to lead, and genuine care for community.
CC: What would you tell other Pittsburgh nonprofits about PULSE?
NG: I would tell others in Pittsburgh that PULSE made of a great group of humans who are dedicated to helping make Pittsburgh and the world a better place.
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