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What Kind Of Service Project Should You Pursue?

Community service and volunteering are important parts of leading a full and happy life! This quiz might help give you some ideas of how to volunteer your time and energy in a way that aligns with your interests and passions! :)

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  1. You have a free Saturday! How do you choose to spend it?

    Hiking
    Reading a Good Book
    Walking Your Dog
    Painting
    Running/Riding a Bike
    Singing/Practicing a Musical Instrument
    Going to a political rally
    Visiting a grandparent
    Cooking a new recipe
  2. You're watching the news, and something really upsets you! What is it?

    A story about animal abuse
    A documentary about the dying Great Barrier Reef
    Footage of the aftermath of a category 4 hurricane
    A student with a disability who has been bullied
    A group of kids who want to play soccer but have no park to play in
    Statistics about the growing obesity epidemic
    A story about a family who has no place to live for the winter
    Statistics about funding being cut at local food banks
    A local bookstore closing down
  3. How would your friends describe you?

    Artistic
    Outdoorsy
    Healthy
    Outspoken
    Caring
    Easy-Going
    Active
    Bookish
    Curious
  4. What extra curricular activity do you already enjoy?

    Sports
    Writing
    Tolerance Club
    GSA
    Volunteering in the Garden
    Hiking Club
    Reading Buddies
    Best Buddies
    Model UN
    Martha's Table
    Church Youth Group
    Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts
    Girls on the Move
    Volunteering for Doorways/Walk for the Homeless
    Phoenix Bikes
    Band, Chorus, or Drama
    Stage Crew
    Creating my own artwork
    Working with animals
  5. Pick one more activity you enjoy!

    Sports
    Writing
    Tolerance Club
    GSA
    Volunteering in the Garden
    Hiking Club
    Reading Buddies
    Best Buddies
    Model UN
    Martha's Table
    Church Youth Group
    Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts
    Girls on the Move
    Volunteering for Doorways/Walk for the Homeless
    Phoenix Bikes
    Band, Chorus, or Drama
    Stage Crew
    Creating my Own Artwork
    Working with Animals
  6. If you were elected president, what is the first thing you would do?

    Provide incentives for environmentally friendly home improvements and businesses
    Advocate for World Peace
    Provide aid to countries in need
    Work to reduce unemployment
    Put resources toward finding a cure for Zika
    Make harsher laws for animal neglect
    Make legislation to increase the hours of Physical Education in schools
    Put resources toward foster care and adoption so all children have a family
    Reduce the cost of college

What Kind Of Service Project Should You Pursue?

You got: Caring for Animals

You might enjoy doing service related to animals- like spending time at an animal shelter, raising awareness for animal rights, or organizing an event to support animal related organizations!

Caring for Animals
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You got: Fighting Homelessness

You might enjoy helping to provide shelter and awareness for the homeless. Look into organizations like Habitat for Humanity, sleepout for the homeless, and community homeless shelters.

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You got: Going Green/Protecting the Environment

It seems like you really care about the environment! Some ideas for service in this area could be cleaning up the community, helping with recycling, alternative energy, or encouraging people to use green products and transportation!

Going Green/Protecting the Environment
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You got: Beautifying the Environment Through Art

Use your talents in art or music to make your community better! Paint a mural, organize a performance, or help improve your environment any way you can!

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You got: Promoting Literacy and Education

If you love to read, you're in good company, but not everyone is able to access books! Think about how you could help others by contacting the library, organizing a reading event, or asking teachers for ideas to volunteer at school.

Promoting Literacy and Education
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You got: Raising Awareness of Global Issues

Your passion about the issues going on in the world can really benefit others! Make a PSA, posters, or organize events and discussions to raise awareness or provide aid for global issues like natural disasters, illnesses, or wars.

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You got: Providing for People in Need

Do you notice something that you have that others don't, and that really upsets you? Organize a drive to help get items to people who need them, or write a letter to try to get a local business to sponsor items for people in need.

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You got: Providing Companionship

Sometimes the best thing you can do is provide friendship and laughter for people who are missing that in their lives. Think about organizing a trip to a nursing home, writing letters to people to comfort them, or getting involved with Best Buddies and other organizations.

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You got: Promoting Peace and Resolving Conflict

Spread the love! Help with conflict resolution by advocating for peace and against bullying, violence, or war.

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You got: Promoting Healthy Living

You're serious about health! Help others learn more about healthy eating, provide healthy food to people who need it, blog about exercise or fitness, or organize a fitness event!

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You got: Social Justice

Racism, prejudice, intolerance, and injustice really bother you! Help to educate others about how to be a better citizen and ally for oppressed groups. Ask GSA, Tolerance Club, or the guidance counselors for some ideas about this!

Social Justice
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