Volunteering is an awesome way to give back to the community and make a positive impact on Prince George's County. Volunteer work is an important component on a resume.
Here are some interesting about volunteering facts from Independent Sector
, a national membership organization that brings together a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations to advance the common good:
- 67% of young people volunteer
- 44% of adults volunteer
- 89% of households give to charity at a rate of $1,620 per year
- The more you volunteer when you're young, the more likely you are to volunteer and give when you're an adult
You can make a difference. At the Department of Parks and Recreation, volunteering is easy, fun and makes you feel great!