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VOLUNTEERING – Ready to Make a Difference?

 

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in someone’s life? Help your community? Give back? Do something meaningful that will really make you feel good about yourself? Make your college application stand out?  Meet other teens while having fun? Well,if not, you should leave this article, but if you do then you have come to the right place. Volunteering can do all of the above!

 

The Things You gain by Volunteering

Job Experience– you can add volunteer activities to your job resume making yourself stand out

College Bonus Points-make your college application more compelling by including your volunteer efforts on your college applications

Meet new teens

Improve academic performance– youth who volunteer are more likely to do well in school, graduate, vote and engage in philanthropy.

Improve your chance of success–  youth who volunteer just one hour in a week are 50% less likely to abuse drugs, alcohol, cigarettes or engage in other destructive behavior.

Have fun- find an activity you are passionate about and have fun (animals, nature, business..)

 

How to find Volunteer Opportunities

There are pages and pages of teen volunteer opportunities at CVNL – Center for Volunteer and Non-Profit Leadership. They have partnered with Teen Connect to provide lots of ongoing and Done-in-a-Day volunteering opportunities. Visit https://cvnl.galaxydigital.com/ and click on Teen Connect button, use the filter button for county and select Napa.

 

What are some of the opportunities?

Trail Configuration at Westwood Hills Park
Admin Support for Napa Soccer
Story Time Reader at Farmer’s Market
Puppy Parent Training for PTSD Veterans
Bike Rodeo Support
Museum Gallery Volunteer at di Rosa
Life Coach Volunteer for Girls on the Run
Sign Artists for Connolly Ranch

So go to the website today and sign up and get involved and feel what it feels like to really MAKE A DIFFERENCE!  Visit https://cvnl.galaxydigital.com/ and click on Teen Connect button.

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