Community Service Is Something I Have Grown Up Doing Essay

701 Words Oct 5th, 2016 3 Pages
Community service is something I have grown up doing. Throughout my life I have volunteered a lot of my time to organizations within my community. I have served at the community soup kitchen, helped young Monett Water Thrasher Swim Team members improve their strokes, and volunteered as a table worker at Monett High School and Monett Youth Club wrestling tournaments. I have always been very involved in helping individuals within my community. I feel as though performing community service as a child and young adult has shaped me into the person I am today. Over the past few weeks I have volunteered seven hours of my personal time to Kerri Cloud from Central Park Elementary School in Monett, Missouri. Through this service, I was able to directly help one of the teachers at this elementary school. This process was very rewarding and eye opening for me. I was able to learn new things that have to do with my future career. I was also able to gain a new appreciation for teaching and help improve someone’s life while volunteering. Growing up, I always thought I wanted to be a dance teacher because of my strong dance background, but now that I am in college I have decided that I want to work in an elementary school as either a Speech and Language Pathologist or a Special Education Teacher. Working in an elementary school with these teachers has been a great opportunity for me to learn about the way things work in an elementary school from actually being inside one. I was able to…

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