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Things for You to Consider Before Volunteering

Before you begin to look for a place to volunteer, consider the following questions so that you can determine what opportunities provide the best match for your skills, interests and lifestyle.

  • How much time do you want to invest?
  • When are you available to volunteer?
  • Do you have transportation to the volunteer site?
  • Are you interested in a specific issue or cause?
  • Is there a friend you can ask to join you?
  • Do your friends or family have experience volunteering, and do they have suggestions or contacts?