As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself and one for helping others. – Audrey Hepburn
There are lots of reasons to connect to your community through volunteering. You can develop skills for college applications and future jobs, meet other volunteers who may become mentors or future employers, learn to be more empathetic, and increase your self-esteem.
These web resources can help you find the perfect volunteer opportunity:
- 24 Volunteer Ideas for Teens
- 50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers
- Red Cross Teen Volunteers
- Last but not least, earn volunteer hours by writing book reviews for the library!
Check out these books to discover more ways to volunteer in your community: