Volunteering The Ultimate Teen Guide by Kathlyn Gay


Volunteering The Ultimate Teen Guide by Kathlyn Gay

Volunteering: The Ultimate Teen Guide is a wonderful resource for teens on how they can use their time and energy to positively impact society and gain personal satisfaction. Teens get a complete picture of what volunteering involves, including the personal commitment and the physical and emotional stamina, as well as the positive-and sometimes negative-consequences. Filled with inspiring and rewarding stories from teen volunteers who testify to the immense personal satisfaction that resulted from their volunteer efforts.


Gay is a full-time freelance writer who has authored and coauthored for a variety of audiences some 100 books and articles on social and environmental issues, culture, history, communications, and sports. Written for teenagers, her resource text explores the world of volunteering in the U.S., including an overview of what volunteering is, the range of opportunities that are available, the benefits of participating, and how to get started. Also included is a list of selected resource organizations to contact; each entry includes the organization's name, address, website, and brief description of its focus. For teens and those who work with teens. Reference and Research Book News This highly readable and easy-to-browse book is organized logically and is chock-full of project ideas for teen volunteers...recommended for public and school libraries. VOYA

About the Author

Kathlyn Gay is a full-time freelance writer and has authored more than 120 books and articles. She is the author of several titles in the It Happened to Me series for Scarecrow, including Cultural Diversity (2003), Volunteering (2004), The Military and Teens (2008), and Body Image and Appearance (2009).

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136 pages


Kathlyn Gay
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Publication date

9th October 2007



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