Volunteers Experience Improvements In:

• Sense of Purpose and Meaning
• Time Management (lower stress)
• Heart Health (they have lower mortality rates)
• Mood and Self-Esteem (lower depression)

Other Benefits:

  • Volunteers are 27% more likely to find a job after being out of work than non-volunteers
  • Communities with high rates of volunteerism tend to have greater income equality than similar communities that do not
  • When young people volunteer, their likelihood of dropping out of school is cut in half

Volunteer Opportunities in the Duluth Area

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Volunteer Opportunities in the Cook County Area

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True North Americorps

The Duluth Area Family YMCA’s True North AmeriCorps program enhances students’ critical social emotional learning skills through enrichment programming and one-on-one support. Our members serve full or part time at afterschool programs, community centers, summer camps, and elementary schools across Northern MN. For more information, please visit the True North AmeriCorps page or contact Alice Werle at awerle@duluthymca.org or 218-722-4745 x169.

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