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Volunteer Appreciation Party

We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!

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“Passion is the spark that ignites the flame…” ― Deborah Brodie Many people may not know that even with a hardworking staff of 21 employees, WaterFire Providence deeply relies on our dedicated corps of hundreds of volunteers to produce our events. Over 200 members of the community come together to… Read More »We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!

Inside The Internship Program at WaterFire Providence

More and more employees are looking to internships when evaluating potential hires. While classroom education is the backbone of workforce training, employers are usually more concerned with your work experience than your qualifications and internships are often the only way to get the work experience. In fact, in many of… Read More »Inside The Internship Program at WaterFire Providence

Volunteer Spotlight – Sheryl Mason

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Seven years ago, Sheryl Mason was working at Fidelity Investments in Texas when she came across an email about Fidelity’s sponsorship of WaterFire.

“It looked incredible but, of course, was too far away for me to attend.”

To her disbelief, just a few months later, Sheryl was asked to transfer to the Fidelity Investment office in Smithfield, Rhode Island.