What are the benefits of volunteering as a youth?
I'm 15 and I think I want to begin volunteering. I'm interested in what the perks of being an active volunteer are. Here are my questions: What are the benefits of volunteering? Does it look good on college applications and/or job resumes? Does it look better to have volunteered in several small one-time projects, or to have stuck with a program for multiple years? Thanks in advance.
Asked By: Poptart - 11/8/2011
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I am responding, based upon my and daughter's experience, to your question concerning the benefits of volunteering in high school. I volunteered at a non for profit i.e catholic charities working there for my last 2 yrs of high school. It helped me obtain business skills i.e, client contact, responding timely to client... More
Answered By: Freefromdrama - 11/8/2011
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they stay same great to hear what you are doing good luck
Answered By: Stuart - 11/8/2011
yes it looks good on c.v. either one project or several is good. the benefits to you are ; character building, gaining experience. you will have something interesting to do. it would indicate to an adult that you have already worked out the world does not revolve around you ( many 15 yr olds havent)
Answered By: Chris W - 11/8/2011
The benefits of volunteering, at any age, are self-worth, commitment, appreciation for others, making, new friends, and networking. It looks extremely good on college and job applications, and any resume, especially if you've volunteered consistently for a number of years. Personally, I think it would look better to... More
Answered By: Princesse - 11/8/2011
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