Category Archives: Volunteering

Views from the sandbar: An Islander’s perspective on the power of positive influences

by Alex W. I have personally been a massive fan of both organized recreational sport and professional sport for as long as I can remember. I am fortunate to have been raised in a household that could afford to register … Continue reading

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Youth Volunteering In the Community

by Matt B. In today’s society of volunteers, we are noticing a big drop in volunteers because most of our volunteers are at the ages of 50-60 years old and when each year goes by, we are losing a good … Continue reading

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Positive Effects of Volunteering at a Young Age

By: Katie V. Have you ever volunteered at an older age for the first time and felt a sense of self-worth? Have you wondered why you haven’t offered more to the community? Volunteering at any age has many positive outcomes … Continue reading

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