20 Ways for Teenagers to Help Other People by Volunteering
From Marshall Brain's book The Teenager's Guide to the Real World comes the supplementary online guide, which aims to help teens create a successful, fulfilling life for themselves. Brain's list, 20 Ways for Teenagers to Help Other People By Volunteering, highlights a few reasons why teens might want to help out: to learn about an activity that interests them, to overcome a loss, to gain perspective and, of course, sheer altruism or total boredom. Whatever the motivation, volunteering can be very rewarding for young people, and this site runs the gamut of charities. From food banks to political campaigns to animal shelters, teens can surely find something in tune with their personalities and interests.