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Teaching children to volunteer


Last updated 11/15/2012 at Noon

Spending quality time with senior relatives is one way kids can learn the value of volunteering.

NORTH COUNTY – Volunteering is a great way for people to give back to their communities. It’s also a great way for parents to instill character in their children.

When kids volunteer, they learn lessons about responsibility while also learning how enjoyable it can be to help the less fortunate. Kids who volunteer early in life are more likely to do so throughout their lives, and that lifetime of service can be invaluable.

The right volunteering opportunity for a child often depends on the child’s age, as some opportunities are better suited to younger children while others are t...

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