How to Prepare for a Volunteering Event + Volunteering Etiquette

Be on time. If you have agreed to be somewhere to volunteer at a designated time, show up on time or call if you are running late. Everything is likely running on a tight schedule, so being late will cause trouble for the organizers. To ensure punctuality, here are some tips. First, search how long … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Volunteering Event + Volunteering Etiquette

What to do Over the Summer — Volunteering Edition!

It’s the end of the school year and summer is almost here, what are you going to do now? Keep on volunteering! If you live near the beach, try to do a beach cleanup. You can enjoy the beach while helping the environment. You can also do this at a lake or anywhere nature-related. Littering and … Continue reading What to do Over the Summer — Volunteering Edition!

How Volunteering Can Help Offset College Costs

Harness your high school volunteering habit into real rewards on your college expenses. As many of America’s 20.5 million college students would attest, education does not come cheap. But there may be a way that you can learn more about your community, gain valuable skills and potentially save money on your college tuition — simply … Continue reading How Volunteering Can Help Offset College Costs

Ways to Volunteer Over Summer Break

With homework and extracurricular school activities finished for the year, what better time to get a variety volunteer activities and experiences under your belt? Volunteering can lead to a hidden passion that you may want to pursue in college, it can give you a sense of community and belonging, and it can look great to those … Continue reading Ways to Volunteer Over Summer Break

5 Lessons Teens Learn When They Volunteer

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to guest blog on VolunteerSpot. Community service is becoming a pillar in the edifice of American teenagedom. While school, sports, and even camp can be tightly scheduled and scripted experiences for students, community service offers an authentic, unscripted experience in contrast. Whether it’s serving hours towards a volunteer goal … Continue reading 5 Lessons Teens Learn When They Volunteer

BlOoD dRiVe

Save two lives today, just by taking a few minutes out of your time and donating your blood! On July 17th from 8:00am-2:00pm a Blood Drive is taking place at Coto Golf and Raquet Club main clubhouse. Volunteers are needed for two hours shifts to check in people and help at the refreshment table.  Contact … Continue reading BlOoD dRiVe

Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

10. Challenge and Success - You can challenge yourself and others to make a difference in your school and community. The best way to experience success is by overcoming a challenge. 9. Take Action and Make an Impact 8. Leadership - You can gain leadership skills and build a sense of responsibility. 7. Experience - … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer