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Treasure Valley RSVP
(208) 345-4357
1607 W Jefferson St
Boise, ID

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United Vision for Idaho
(208) 861-8907
Box 2181
Boise , ID
Idaho Aquarium
(208) 407-8528
16899 N Thurgood Loop
Nampa, ID
Equality Idaho Radio
(208) 442-3920
468 W. Orchard Ave.
Nampa, ID
North Idaho Aging & Adult Services
(208) 667-3179
1221 Ironwood Dr Ste 1
Coeur d'Alene, ID

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Radical Revival
(208) 391-9449
2075 n farwell ave
Boise, ID
Idaho Blue Bullys IdahosBest Pitbulls
(208) 921-3482
2660 springbar way
Meridian , ID
The Interfaith Alliance of Idaho
(208) 368-6772
PO Box 15893
Boise, ID
RSVP of the Magic Valley
(208) 736-2122
998 Washington St N
Twin Falls, ID

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RSVP of Eastern Idaho
(208) 522-5391
357 Constitution Way
Idaho Falls, ID

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Community Service - Tips on Volunteering

A few more things to note about Community Service:

∗ Community service is a great way to stay active and healthy. Keep yourself busy and immersed in work and you will feel as young as you think.

∗ Make use of your knowledge and expertise. Take part in a mentoring program for the youth. You will be able to pass on your wisdom to the younger generation.

∗ You can also volunteer in groups -involve your family and friends. There is nothing better than to work together with your loved ones .It will build up instant comfort levels for you.

∗ Working for community service will also be a great way for you to meet and interact with new people.

What are the different types of community services that you can join?

Some of the many different community service programs available are:

∗ Educational volunteer opportunities

∗ Peace Corps

∗ Habitat for Humanity

∗ Volunteer at Disaster Sites

∗ Neighborhood Emergency Response

∗ Teach for America

∗ Hospice

∗ Salvation Army

∗ Rescue Mission

∗ Educational volunteer opportunities

Teaching is a rewarding experience in itself and through this community service you get to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children or children with disabilities.

For more information, we suggest that you check at "Educational Volunteer Opportunities," on Future Years.

∗ The Peace Corps

The Peace Corps was established in 1961 and is an independent agency of the US government. There have been around 190,000 volunteers that have served in the Peace Corps to date.

It aims to promote better understanding of Americans; the volunteers work in diverse fields like education, business development, health and fighting of HIV/AIDS, information technology, agriculture and environment and community development. 5 % of Peace Corps volunteers are over the age of 50.

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∗ Habitat for Humanity

Established in 1976, it has to date repaired and renovated about 250,000 homes, housing a million people. Its services have benefited people from all backgrounds, religions and races. Volunteers take part in the actual construction of houses and this offers a unique experience to them. Habitat for Humanity has build homes in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, Japan, South Korea, Sri Lanka and many other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

For more information, we suggest that you check at "Habitat for Humanity," on Future Years.

∗ Volunteer at disaster sites

There are several organizations like the American Red Cross and the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) that allow you to get registered as volunteers during disasters. Be it an earthquake, tornado, hurricane or a tsunami that destroys countless lives, you can join the volunteer services and help out. There are opportunities ...

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Community Service-Volunteer for Community Service

Why should you volunteer for community service?

The most important question to ask yourself, when you want to volunteer is, why do you want to do so. We all have some issues that are close to our heart and above all we have the desire to make something worthy of our lives. Imagine the bright, eager face of a 7 year old in Malawi who has been orphaned by AIDS and now imagine how you can bring him the gift of "hope" through providing him a roof over his head and an education. Organizations like the Peace Corps, and the Salvation Army are working with thousands of dedicated volunteers to make a difference, through their education programs, rehabilitation programs, house-building programs, medical assistance and disaster relief programs.

Another important consideration while volunteering is to best match your skills to the services available to join. We all have some skill sets, certain things that we do better than others. When you volunteer, it is a good idea to first determine where is it that you can put your skills to best use.

∗ For example if you have been a teacher or love to teach, then there are various teaching programs like "Teach for America" or "United Way of America" that you can volunteer to join. If you strongly believe that everyone should have the right to education, it will be a golden opportunity for you to bring education to the less privileged. A lot of patience and an in-depth knowledge of the subjects you plan to teach will make you a good vol...

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