Service for the soul By: Kendra crossley, McCall andrus, &jadenChristensen
Service opportunities outside of Utah • PROJECTS ABROAD: Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world. Founded in 1992, we send 10,000 people abroad each year on a variety of service projects and internships overseas. http://www.projects-abroad.org/ • -American Conservation Experience: American Conservation Experience is a non-profit conservation corps offering opportunities for both American and International volunteers to take part in challenging outdoor projects in many of the most beautiful National Parks, National Forests and wilderness areas in the Western United States. We are an affiliate member of The CorpsNetwork. http://www.usaconservation.org/ • -Cross Cultural Solutions: The Intern Abroad program is an incredible opportunity for students to do an international internship or gain work experience in the areas of Education, Health, or Social Services. • http://www.crossculturalsolutions.org/programs/intern-abroad.aspx
A website to see • http://www.volunteeringinamerica.gov/index.cfm • Top Five States for Volunteer Rate: • Utah • Iowa • Minnesota Mission statement: • Nebraska • South Dakota its mission to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. Each year, the Corporation provides opportunities for approximately five million Americans of all ages and backgrounds to serve their communities and country through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, and other programs and initiatives.
STATISTICS :D • September 2007 September 2008 September 2009 September2010September2011 • NUMBER OF PEOPLE /PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION VOLUNTEERING PER YEAR • AGE: • Total, 16 years and over 60,83826.261,80326.463,36126.862,79026.364,25226.8 • 16 to 24 years. 7,79820.88,23921.98,29022.08,29721.98,57822.5 • 25 to 34 years 9,01922.69,15422.89,51123.59,14022.39,69123.3 • 35 to 44 years 12,90230.513,01631.312,83531.512,90432.212,56631.8 • 45 to 54 years 13,13630.113,18929.913,70330.813,43530.313,42030.655 • 64 years 9,31628.49,45628.19,89428.39,83027.210,44928.1 • 65 years and over 8,66723.88,74923.59,12923.99,18423.69,54724.0 • http://www.bls.gov/news.release/volun.nr0.htm
Get service • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfeXxkbgCVE • FROM SERMONSPICE • WWW.SERMONSPICE.COM
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. • -Seneca