With busy class schedules and many working full or part-time jobs to support themselves, volunteering is often not at the top of students’ priority list because, in addition to prioritizing and planning, volunteering requires time.
Amanda Sevigny, a senior psychology major and vice captain of Westminster College’s Love Your Melon Campus Crew, said students might not volunteer because they are already budgeting time for the things that are important to them, such as school, family or work. To make it a priority, Sevigny suggested students find a way to donate their time to something they already enjoy doing.
“You can volunteer and simultaneously do things that you already like to do,” she said. “For those who may not have time or don’t find it pertinent to work it into your schedule, find opportunities that you are attracted to.”Read More