Volunteer & Service

Students sometimes think of community service only as a résumé builder- something they have to do to get into the college of their dreams, but not something that they necessarily want to do. The truth is that volunteering is often an extremely rewarding experience. Many studies show that people who volunteer are happier than those who don’t volunteer.

There are so many reasons to volunteer. Here are a few of our favorite reasons from the folks at VolunteerMatch:

  • Help others
  • Make a difference
  • Find purpose
  • Enjoy a meaningful conversation
  • Connect with your community
  • Contribute to a cause that you care about
  • Use your skills in a productive way
  • Meet new people
  • Explore new areas of interest
  • Impress your mom
  • Impress yourself
  • Get out of the house
  • Make new friends
  • Feel better about yourself

Here are some resources for finding volunteer experiences in our area:

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