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The Benefits of Children Volunteering

I never volunteered during my childhood years. I was raised to care about the misfortunes of others, to appreciate what we had, but volunteering was not something we did. If asked, my parents likely would have pointed to long work hours and the awkwardness of arranging hours without cutting into one parent's custodial time unfairly [...]

Volunteer Ideas for Preteens and Teens

Volunteering within the local community offers many benefits to preteens and teens. It can be a great way to connect them with other young people their age, coordinating together on large projects. And it can also be a great way to broaden their perspective. This is because when you volunteer, you come face to face with the way [...]