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Join a Winning Team. Make a Difference.

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Get your volunteer hours at Autism Unplugged!

Here's why:

 1. **Personal Growth**: Volunteering helps students develop empathy, compassion, and a sense of social responsibility. Engaging in community service can also boost self-esteem and provide a sense of accomplishment.


2. **Skill Development**: Students acquire valuable skills such as leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving through volunteer work. These skills are beneficial both in personal and professional contexts.


3. **Career Exploration**: Volunteering exposes students to various fields and professions, helping them explore potential career paths and interests. It provides practical experience that can inform their future educational and career choices.


4. **College Applications**: Many colleges and universities look favorably on volunteer work. Demonstrating a commitment to community service can strengthen a student's college application and set them apart from other applicants.


5. **Networking Opportunities**: Volunteering allows students to meet a diverse range of people, including mentors, professionals, and peers. These connections can lead to future opportunities and support.


6. **Community Impact**: Students can make a positive difference in their communities by addressing local needs and contributing to the well-being of others. This fosters a sense of civic duty and belonging.


7. **Time Management**: Balancing volunteer work with school and other commitments teaches students effective time management skills. Learning to prioritize and manage their time efficiently is a valuable life skill.


8. **Health Benefits**: Volunteering has been linked to improved mental and physical health. It can reduce stress, combat depression, and increase overall life satisfaction. Overall, volunteering during high school is a transformative experience that benefits students academically, personally, and socially, while also positively impacting their communities.


Click here for current volunteer opportunities. 

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