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There are so many reasons that you might want to volunteer: Do you want to learn a new skill? Explore career options? Feel part of something much larger than yourself? Get a piece a paper and write down 3 reasons why you want to volunteer. Use this to help you decide where and how you want to give your time. Jumpstart your resume and college applications. Gain recognition. Improve your communication skills. Feel good about yourself. Improve your community. Discover new skills. Make new friends. Here's what Toronto teens have to say about volunteering:

Since I became a Youth Innovator, I’ve had to learn how to maintain healthy relationships between volunteers, clients, and those that are supporting my project. I think it’s important for teens to volunteer because it allows us a way to give our time to a good cause. It develops a generous way of thinking and can provide relevant experience to eventually enter into the job market. Ben Wu, Youth Innovator, Volunteer Toronto I think that it is extremely important for teens like myself to volunteer because it gives us a chance to gain experience, learn, and develop skills that we might not be able to otherwise. Also, for youth to be involved and give back to the community is just something that I think is fundamental. Volunteering at an early age helps to instil the sense of being an active citizen and contributing to the community
            and so I think it is so so important. Lisa Wang, Youth Innovator, Volunteer Toronto I started volunteering so that I could meet new people and be more active. It kept me out of trouble and I got a lot of new experiences. Through volunteering I found what I love to do, cooking. Everybody looks to me to help with the food or in the kitchen. Pablo, Youth Volunteer, St. Stephen’s Community House Youth have the power to change
            the world, and by volunteering they are empowering themselves to do so. Volunteering helps you develop skills that go beyond the normal sense of society. For youth, this is a powerful resource that I truly believe can make them a better, happier person. Personally, I’m completely captivated by volunteering. I think it’s something I’m going to keep on doing for a good while. Elizabeth Montoya, Youth Innovator, Volunteer Toronto What I love about volunteering is feeling empowered to create change in communities, inspiring youth to participate and be leaders in their communities, learning valuable skills that I can grow from, and meeting great people with great stories to share. Khadija Aziz, Youth Arts Advocate Since I became a Youth Innovator, I’ve had to learn how to maintain healthy relationships between volunteers, clients, and those that are supporting my project. I think it’s important for teens to volunteer because it allows us a way to give our time to a good cause. It develops a generous way of thinking and can provide relevant experience to eventually enter into the job market. Ben Wu, Youth Innovator, Volunteer Toronto

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Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

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