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Here are some of the benefits, to you and to others, of volunteering while in college:

“College students are less likely to volunteer than their parents and high school students, and they volunteer fewer hours.”
Galaxy Digital

Consider that it may not take as much time as you initially think to stand out from your peers and eventual job competition.

“Volunteering is associated with a 27% higher odds of employment. Employers are 82% more likely to choose a candidate with volunteering experience and 85% more likely to overlook resume flaws when the candidate’s resume includes volunteer experience.”
Galaxy Digital

“The value of volunteer time in 2019 is $25.43 per hour, demonstrating the significant contributions volunteers make to their communities.”
Galaxy Digital

“A 2018 study on volunteerism and health found that participants experienced an 8.5% increase in mental health, and a 4.3% decrease in depression after volunteering regularly. The same study found that participants experienced a 9% increase in physical health.”
Galaxy Digital

“Students who want to break into a specific field can use volunteering to network with other professionals in the industry.”
Great Value Colleges

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