community service learning

Young person doing carpentry

Q&A: For Homeless Youth, Volunteering Builds More than Resumes
A youth worker shares how volunteering can impact homeless youth’s well-being and what other agencies should know about connecting them to community service

A young woman reads stories to children for the United Way of Southeast Michigan.

Post Your MLK Day of Service Events on Social Media
Tell others what you did to recognize the January 18 day of service.

Young people smiling.

A New Guide Can Help You Get Youth and Families to Volunteer
GenerationOn's "Ready-Set-Go! Resource Guide" can help you get ready to bring youth and families into your stable of volunteers.

Young people giving the positive thumbs up gesture.

Bright Idea: Four Ways to Engage At-Risk Youth in Community Service
We talk to youth-service experts about engaging at-risk young people in community service.

A FoodCorps AmeriCorps member shows children how to plant seedlings to grow food in a garden. (Photo courtesy FoodCorps)

Primary Sources: Community Service Boosts Young People’s Development—If It’s Done Right
A chapter in "Handbook of Child Well-Being" scans the research to pinpoint the factors that make community service beneficial for young people.

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