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Image of a binder opened to the third section entitled Community. On the open binder page is a faded picture of adult volunteers collecting trash in a park. In the foreground is a picture of a lady thinking to herself with a circle of words around her. Text Reads: Title: Who benefits from volunteering? Society, young people, local organizations and volunteer agencies, school, economy, friends and peer group, neighborhood and community, family, social services. Link to Corporation for National Community Service.
A number of benefits are associated with volunteering, including learning new skills, developing valuable work experience, making new friends, and gaining leadership skills. Volunteer opportunities can be found throughout the local community at schools, libraries, hospitals, and many nonprofit groups. The Corporation for National and Community Service offers a listing of volunteer opportunities throughout the United States.