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Tips for getting started as a volunteer

October 31, 2010

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Interested in volunteering? Here's how to get started:

THINK What are your interests and skills? Do you want to use what you know, or learn something new?

LOOK AROUND

What are the needs of your community? Do you want to work with children, teens, the elderly? Where can you make an impact?

CONSIDER

How much time do you have to give? What’s your level of commitment?

BROWSE

Investigate opportunities, read descriptions. AARP and Senior Corps are good resources.

NARROW IT DOWN

Choose a few options that interest or excite you.

MAKE CONTACT

Call a program representative to get started.