Benefits Of Community Service


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