by Alden Liang
My essay is about my time as a teacher assistant in a school and my involvement in a science project aimed to conserve vertebrates and the environment.
by Molly Johnson
I have helped the less fortunate in the past by either collecting food, teaching children or rebuilding homes. It would be a great honor to be part of a large organization that actually makes this a better world to live in.
by Wisline Mothe
What I learned from community service
by Faith Victoria Donze
Helping others has always been a passion of mine, being able to teach and see how much the children learn is very inspirational.
by Cameron Marie Stevens
Volunteering isn't just about helping others. Each time I help someone else, it helps me too!
by Ellias El Hamzaoui
While attending high school in Dhaka, Bangladesh we had mandatory service requirements to fulfill each year. During my senior year I got placed in my last choice of service group, Dharmarajika Orphanage, not knowing that it would forever change what I considered to be a true act of service.
by THO M CHIN
This essay is all about my life overcoming poverty to gain education in the hope of becoming the leader of my country, Cambodia, to help solve economic crisis and help raise poor people.
by Courtney Alexandria Van Meter
The essay is based on my 4 years of volunteering at the community theater and how it has changed the way I not only see volunteers but the way I see the theatre.
by Valentina Marina Velasquez
My essay does highlight the various organizations I have volunteered at. However, my essay mainly concerns my volunteerism with a non-profit organization called Get on the Bus, and the impact this experience had on me.
by Anika Tabassum Sardar Neela
We did the right thing in the wrong way. Now, lesson learned and working on fixing things. A read is much appreciated.
by Sang Huynh
I sure had had a hard time in the pass, but still I am here now, working hard everyday to say that nothing in this world can stop me to enduring, and to make a person who was giving birth to me proud of her child. That's my goal.
by Natasha Schlaffer
Natasha Schlaffer, a recent high school graduate from Southern California, seeks to share her love of theatre and use her voice and leadership skills to advocate for theatre education on a national scale. Natasha served as Chair of the International Thespian Officers for the past year, acting as the top student leader within International Thespian Society (a high school honorary organization for theatre and technical theatre students).
by Callista Schoettmer
Throughout my high school career, I have found much pleasure in providing for our community. I find hope in involving my volunteer work with our youth, after all they are our greatest source of hope. My hope that is through my extensive involvement I can inspire the youth of my community to give back as well.
by Katie Dorsey
I get books to kids from lower income families to encourage a passion for reading and learning.
by Molly Elizabeth Murphy
Through my time helping children with special needs, I found they helped me see the world in a whole new light.
by David Gaines
I was a voiceless, indecisive and spineless kid until I started volunteering in college and became President of an organization that serves the Penn State community in a unique way.
by Justine F. Kaasch
If I have learned one thing in my many years of life, it is that helping others is the most important thing you can do for yourself. Seeing the faces and the love and joy that volunteerism brings to others is so invaluable. This is why I chose to be a volunteer for animals that can't help themselves and do not have a voice of their own
by Xaniah Prado
My essay is about my volunteer work at Mountainside Hospital and the impact it has had on me as an individual and becoming a doctor.
by James Bomboy Jr.
My journey as a Youth Bowling Coach
by Bailey Lott
My essay is about the impact I made on an "at risk" elementary student.
by Martha Cameron Maves
I have found my paradise volunteering in our local nursing home. The lessons I have learned from the residents are invaluable and have shaped my life and future goals. What I thought would be a blessing to them has turned out to be a blessing to me!
by Victoria Alexis Clark
College helped determine my major. Volunteer work is a big part of my college experience since I am a social work major and a Vice President of Organization of Student Social Workers. Volunteer work is imperative in our communities and it is important we gives those in need hope.
by Flannery Gallagher
My essay discusses my experience volunteering for an equine therapy site. One of the main things I discuss is how volunteering opens our eyes to realizing that we must work towards a more inclusive, powerful worlds that does its best to help all those who are marginalized. Through my experience of teaching kids with disabilities to ride horses, I realized just how much I want to leave an impact on the world, by working with many different groups of people.
by Ashlyn LaBrenz
Over the past six years I have completed nearly 1000 hours of service which has not only made a difference in my community but it has also helped me find my purpose.
This essay is about my experience as a first generation American visiting my parents' homeland in Ethiopia and taking the initiative to act on the poverty I witnessed.
by Joanna Catherine Alvord
This essay describes the wonderful opportunity I have had as a nursing home volunteer! I discuss the friendship and love I have found through volunteering with the elderly.
by Sienna Rose Kaske
My essay includes different volunteer oppourtunites I have been given and how they have changed my life.
by Kamryn Welling
Developing knowledge within youth, one child at a time, has the potential to educate individuals, families, and eventually the world.