Why Community Service Work is Beneficial for Teens
The Personal Benefits of Teen Volunteering:
Develops an increased sense of social responsibility—a global view of society and a heart for "giving back" and helping others.
Exposes teens to diversity and multiculturalism.
Provides an opportunity to apply academic learning to real human needs.
Builds relationships and "social connectedness" with peers, adults, and activists sharing a cause.
Improves communication and critical thinking skills.