People in Need
At this Web site you will learn about different groups
of people, found in all communities, who are in need
of help or support. What are these groups? Which of
these groups in your area would you be interested in
helping and why? What ideas do you have for helping
Environment in Need
Visit these Web sites to learn how young people can
focus their volunteer efforts on environmental issues.
What needs to be done to improve the environment? What
environmental issue would you be interested in dedicating
your time to and why? What ideas do you have for cleaning
up the environment in your area?
Designing a Volunteer Project
What have other young people done
to make a difference?
Visit these Web sites and learn what other students
have done to make a difference in their community. Choose
two of these kids whom you admire. What problem or need
did their project address? What did they do to help?
Finding the Opportunity
How do young people find organizations
that need their help?
Use these Web sites to find at least four organizations
in your area that need the help of young people. What
are other ways the sites recommend finding a volunteer
opportunity besides a Web search? Using information
provided on one or more of the sites, find organizations
that coincide with your own areas of interest. What
is the name of the organization? Where is it located?
What do they need their volunteers to do?