It is a good way to impact your community, discover career options, boost your resume, and make connections with people that can help you during your college education.
Volunteering - spend unpaid time helping with a community need. Help at the food pantry, animal shelter, domestic violence shelter.
Service -The principle of voluntarily donating time and energy for the benefit of other people in the community as a social responsibility rather than for any financial reward.
• For the greater good of society.
• Promotes a healthy or ethical choice.
• Performs an active role in the activity.
• Purpose is not to gain membership, academic credit, or financial reward.
Fundraising - collect money that is given to a non-profit local, national, or global agency to further their mission.
Donation of Goods - collection of (but not limited to) food, clothing, toys for non-profit agencies to further their mission.
Academic Service Learning - a variety of academic courses will give students the opportunity to use their classroom knowledge while volunteering.
Torchbearer - an awards ceremony that takes place in April to recognize students for their efforts in the community.
Volunteering is yet another way to gain valuable skills today's employers are looking for!