Website Gives Teens Volunteer Opportunities

Dr. Lori Gore-Green

It is important for our youth to get involved in community service.

Community Service is a great thing to be a part of. There are so many areas of volunteering. Today it is so easy to find community service tailored to your hobbies, interests, or beliefs. There are websites and programs to help individuals find specific community service opportunities as incentive to get more people involved and to assure them that community service can be great fun and will teach us how to appreciate what we have.

 One website that is particularly remarkable is This website is strictly for teens to search for exciting volunteer opportunities. While there are several websites like this for adults, this is specifically special as it encourages individuals to get involved from a young age. It is important for teens to experience helping others and the feeling of appreciation that is granted to them upon doing so.

 The way it works is that teens search for volunteer opportunities based on category, location and age. The Volunteen Nation team leads service projects all over the nation, giving teens travel experience and a sense of culture. The goal of the program is to get teens involved in their communities and to encourage them to join Volunteen Nation events. Volunteen Nation also features celebrity advocates that give back and help inspire teens to do the same.

 Volunteen Nation also offers grants and scholarships for youth involved in community service. These are used to reward the youth that have made a difference in their communities. There are simple requirements necessary to receive these rewards, however they are not difficult and they will help someone else in the meantime. Volunteen Nation will change our youth for the better, providing them with the necessary resources to serve their communities and themselves.

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