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Research shows that volunteerism can make you happier, more fulfilled and make your community stronger. Want to see the research on why you should volunteer? Here’s some:

Outside Websites

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

National Service Knowledge Network

How Volunteering Can Help You Get a Job

Volunteering Can Help Your Career

Foundation Center Annual Report

The Community Foundation of Utah

Value of Volunteer Time

A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family and Community Connections on Student Achievement

Parent Involvement in Schools

Connecting Youth and Strengthening Communities

PDF Resources on The Volunteer Protection Act

Clinton Signing Volunteer Protection Act

Reason for Volunteer Protection Act

Volunteer Protection Act CRS Report

Volunteer Protection Act of 1997

PDF Resources on Volunteer Management

Managing Volunteers: Balancing Risk and Reward

UPS Volunteer Resource Management

Adult Volunteerism Outcomes

Family Volunteering

How Volunteerism Shapes Professional Success

Is Volunteering Rewarding In Itself?

Managing Spontaneous Volunteers

Measuring Volunteerism

Skilled Based Volunteerism by Occupation

PDF Resources on AmeriCorps Service

Effects of AmeriCorps on Participant Readiness

AmeriCorps Service: Personal and Professional Boost

PDF Resources on Disaster Service

Concept of Volunteers Evolving

Please do not send your old shoes

Disaster Volunteers Curb Your Enthusiasm