Youth who volunteer just one hour or more a week are 50% less likely to abuse alcohol, cigarettes, become pregnant, or engage other destructive behavior.Teens say the benefits
Received From Volunteering Are:
- Learning to respect others; learning to be helpful and kind;
- Learning to understand people who are different;
- Developing leadership skills, becoming more patient, and
- Better understanding of citizenship.
University Of Nevada Reno Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet- 03-23
Young Volunteers: The Benefits Of Community Service