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Earning Service Hours

I want to be more involved in community service and need some ideas! What are some ways y'all have earned service hours? I want to make sure I have a good amount of volunteer work on my college applications.

6 months ago

It's wonderful that you're looking to increase your community involvement! There are a variety of opportunities to help you earn service hours, which can be both personally rewarding and beneficial to your college applications. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

1. Volunteering at a local food bank or soup kitchen

2. Helping out at a local animal shelter or rescue organization

3. Participating in community clean-up efforts

4. Tutoring or mentoring younger students

5. Volunteering at nursing homes and senior centers

6. Getting involved with a non-profit or charitable organization whose mission aligns with your personal values or interests

Remember that consistency and commitment are essential when it comes to community service. Colleges value seeing a genuine interest and dedication to a cause or organization, so try to find something you are passionate about and stick with it throughout high school. Best of luck in your volunteering journey!

6 months ago

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