Volunteering: The Ultimate Teen Guide is a wonderful resource for teens on how they can use their time and energy to positively impact society and gain personal satisfaction. Teens get a complete picture of what volunteering involves, including the personal commitment and the physical and emotional stamina, as well as the positive-and sometimes negative-consequences. Filled with inspiring and rewarding stories from teen volunteers who testify to the immense personal satisfaction that resulted from their volunteer efforts.
Kathlyn Gay is a full-time freelance writer and has authored more than 120 books and articles. She is the author of several titles in the "It Happened to Me" series for Scarecrow, including Cultural Diversity (2003), Volunteering (2004), The Military and Teens (2008), and Body Image and Appearance (2009).
Chapter 1 1. Being a Volunteer Chapter 2 2. Building and Repairing Chapter 3 3. Closing the Generation Gap Chapter 4 4. Helping with Health Care Chapter 5 5. Helping the Homeless, Feeding the Hungry Chapter 6 6. Protecting the Environment and Animals Chapter 7 7. Preserving the Past Chapter 8 8. Counseling, Teaching, and Tutoring Chapter 9 9. Reducing Bigotry, Prejudice, and Racism Chapter 10 10. Campaigning, Communicating, and Collecting Chapter 11 11. Getting Started, Reaping Rewards Chapter 12 Selected Resource Organizations Chapter 13 Index Chapter 14 About the Author