Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
What: More than 1000 people are expected to attend the Third Annual TeenLife Boston Community Service Fair, designed to connect teens in grades 7-12 with more than 40 non-profit organizations that actively engage teen volunteers.
When: Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 12 noon – 4 p.m.
Where: Mall at Chestnut Hill,
Why: Most Greater Boston middle and high school students are required or encouraged to spend time outside of school volunteering for non-profits. The benefits of volunteerism include increased self-esteem, a feeling of being valued, the opportunity to meet new people, the acquisition of valuable new skills, and a lifetime of wonderful memories and experiences.
More than 40 non-profits organizations and 35 sponsors and supporting exhibitors that make the event possible. Exhibiting non-profits include The American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay, ArtsBoston, Big Brother Big Sister Foundation, Boston Cares, City Year, Cradles to Crayons, DoSomething.org, The Food Project,
Entertainment will be provided throughout the afternoon by area high school a cappella groups, including performers from
Pre-registration is encouraged. To register, visit www.teenlife.com.