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The Busy Family's Guide to Volunteering: Doing Good Together

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Volunteering is an important way to cultivate compassion, gratitude, and empathy in children and to bring families together in meaningful ways. For busy parents who want to spend time with their kids while still contributing to their community, family volunteering is an opportunity to combine two commitments into one. This book is perfect for every family because it offers flexibility volunteer for long-term projects or one-time events. Whether you have a two-year-old or an eighteen-year-old, you'll find everything you need to know to have a fulfilling and fun volunteer experience, from finding the right opportunity for your family to answers to hesitations you may have. The perfect book for families who want to do good things for their community, spend quality time together, and have fun!

The Busy Family's Guide to Volunteering shows you how to access the resources and information available to find volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of your family. Every family can begin volunteering together today with the wonderful ideas provided, such as volunteering:

  • To start a neighborhood garden

  • At animal shelters

  • At children's museums

  • At schools reading to children

  • For disaster relief organizations

  • For campaigns for candidates running for office

  • For campaigns to ban land mines

  • And many more!

Synopsis:

Volunteering is a concrete way to cultivate compassion, gratitude, and empathy in children and to bring families together in meaningful ways. Whether you have a two-year-old or a teenager, you'll find everything your family needs to know to have a fulfilling and fun volunteer experience. The perfect guide for families who want to do good things for their communities, spend quality time together, and have fun!

Synopsis:

Do good, have fun, make a difference as a family.

Synopsis:

For busy parents who want to spend time with their kids while still contributing to their community, family volunteering is an opportunity to combine two commitments into one. This guide provides wonderful ideas and shows readers how to access the resources and information available to find volunteering opportunities for the whole family.

About the Author

For the past 15 years, Jenny Friedman has worked as a freelance writer, specializing in issues of critical importance to families: education, child development and parenting. She's written over 100 published articles for both local and national magazines, including Parents, Parenting, and American Baby.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589040120
Author:
Friedman, Jenny
Publisher:
Robins Lane Press
Location:
Beltsville, Md.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Time management
Subject:
Voluntarism
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
Family -- United States.
Subject:
Voluntarism -- United States.
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Subject:
Activities
Subject:
Preschool & Kindergarten
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
2300-13
Publication Date:
October 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Volunteering is a concrete way to cultivate compassion, gratitude, and empathy in children and to bring families together in meaningful ways. Whether you have a two-year-old or a teenager, you'll find everything your family needs to know to have a fulfilling and fun volunteer experience. The perfect guide for families who want to do good things for their communities, spend quality time together, and have fun!
"Synopsis" by ,
Do good, have fun, make a difference as a family.
"Synopsis" by , For busy parents who want to spend time with their kids while still contributing to their community, family volunteering is an opportunity to combine two commitments into one. This guide provides wonderful ideas and shows readers how to access the resources and information available to find volunteering opportunities for the whole family.
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