Get in Gear to Volunteer
Giving your time and talent to those in need can have a profound effect on the community as well as on the volunteer.
Would you like to volunteer? Learn more about how to get started:
Children Who Volunteer:
Are more likely to do well in school, graduate, vote and be philanthropic.
Are 50 percent less likely to engage in destructive behavior, abuse drugs, alcohol or cigarettes.
Put their talents and skills to good use.
Try new things, learn about the world and meet new people.
Add substance to their college applications and resume.
Explore career options and learn new skills while gaining work experience.
Information provided by Bureau of
Labor Statistics – July 2005