A volunteer is anyone who gives his or her time and talent by choice, does a good deed for free, and helps others in the community by doing real and important work.
There are lots of reasons to volunteer! In addition to earning hours for school, you get to:
Most of all, you get to have fun!
Don't wait until the last minute to search for a volunteer opportunity! Volunteer managers are often busy people, so it may take a week or two to set up an appointment. Some positions also require time for training. And sometimes it takes a while to find a position that's right for you. By putting your search off, you reduce your chances of finding an opportunity you enjoy, or maybe finding one at all. Learn how to get started.