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Jean Robb

Volunteer your remarketable gifts and become more marketable!

Volunteer and Market Yourself…Remarkably

“Remarkable Marketable Mehelps you share your remarkable gifts volunteering, making you more marketable along the way.

By Jean Robb

I didn’t have the best childhood. We didn’t have much, so if you needed something you had to find a way to get it. I started working at 11 years old selling candy door to door. I know very scary right, but at 11 years old all I knew was I had to sell a certain amount of candy before I could go home. When I knocked on a door, out came my foot and I didn’t move it until you bought a box of candy. The skills I learned from my difficult childhood, (my lemons) really became a blessing (my lemonade).

I learned at a really young age that persistence will open many doors. As an adult I have walked out on a stage with a tiger after Zig Ziglar and talked to over 2,000 people about overcoming their fears. I know you must be thinking…a tiger? I have volunteered for over 15 years with big cat sanctuaries and have learned you can do something you really love while helping others in remarkable ways. In today’s economy you hear lots of people say they can’t find a job. So what happens?

The longer you’re out of work, you start to lose your contacts. You’re not keeping up with the day-to-day changes in your trade. You’re simply out of the loop. The longer you’re in this position the more the fear sets in. What if I can’t find a job? I have so much to offer, how do I get someone to talk to me? Well as you can see, fear can really take a hold of you, it makes you feel like a deer in the headlights. How do you overcome these things?

First off, STOP listening to the FEAR and STOP making EXCUSES. Look, I’ve made many of the same excuses when I’ve let fear be a part of my life. I now realize that the answer to overcoming the fear is to replace it with remarkable things you can be proud of. Instead of asking why would anyone want to hire me, ask yourself why not me?

After volunteering you could say. Look at the change I’ve made in the lives of others. Look what I’ve learned along the way. Look at the skills I’ve been taught while helping others. Look at the great people I’ve met. They’ve seen first hand the type of passion I put into any job I take on. So how will this work? I have made a commitment to bring you a volunteering opportunity at least once a week. The process of volunteering can be more complicated than people may think.

Email me your news. I have included in each story all the information I received and the direct contacts to make it really easy for you to get your foot in the door.Network, Network, Network” See how you can use that experience to build your resume. Most of all how did you feel about helping others today.

My goal is to get you to share with all of us your experience. Think about how much we can learn from each other. Please email me your pictures and story to so I can post them each day. I will add the trademarks, video and links for you.

Jean Robb is a real estate agent in the Dallas – Fort Worth area who is committed to promoting the importance of volunteering for your community.We have the infrastructure in place with the best real estate team in North Texas, and the process for you and I, together can “give back” to those in need without costing you an extra dime. It’s a win/win for both of us. When you contact me, just mention this page and I'll donate 5% of my commission to any non-profit you want to help!

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Giving moms make thoughtful babies

My name is Carey, my daughter and I set out on an adventure a few months ago to find a way to give back to our community. I am a stay at home mom to a 2 year old and although it is a huge blessing that my husband provides for us and allows that to happen, our four walls can get a little small at times and somewhat isolated. Meals on Wheels needed volunteers to drive food to mostly elderly individuals who were unable to get out and shop or pick up food for themselves. We would meet at a central location with several other volunteers and pick up our route for the day and then set out to deliver food. The most surprising thing was that many of the people lived right here in our own neighborhood, people's homes that we drove by every day. I knew navigating to 10 homes or so and carrying the food to the door might be a challenge with a two year old in tow, but it was amazing how much she understood and even appreciated about the importance of helping others. I can tell that she was impacted by the experience by the way she nurtures other children. And as for me, well, my life started to seem a lot more successful and meaningful because my focus was on life and not just living. It's amazing that one small act can positively affect our outlook and attitude and therefore positively affect our outcome. I think if there is anything that I can teach our daughter it is to look outside of yourself and lend a hand to those around you that need help, to try and be the hands and feet of Christ and that was our experience with Meals on Wheels.
Please look below to find all the information you need to help out!

Help By Volunteering
Every day here in Tarrant County, hundreds of elderly and disabled homebound people go hungry. Good, nutritious food is available to feed them through the Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County program.

Volunteers pick up meals at a local distribution site and deliver the meals to our clients at home. Meal delivery is an ongoing weekly or daily volunteer opportunity, but we offer many other volunteer opportunities.

If you would like to volunteer, please submit the online form below or call 817-336-0912.

We offer volunteer opportunities in Tarrant County, Texas, only. Find Meals On Wheels programs in other areas nationwide at the Meals On Wheels Association of America website.

Meal Delivery in Tarrant County
Your help is needed to deliver meals to the homebound in your neighborhood one noontime a week Monday through Friday. Individual and group opportunities are available.


  1. Carey
    Thanks so much for showing mom's you can give and teach your children at the same time.

  2. Most charities will not allow you to bring along the little ones. This is a good idea.