Essay about My First Day Of Classes At College

1334 Words Dec 8th, 2016 6 Pages
Do you remember your first day of classes at college? You were nervous and did not know what to expect. You worried that your classmates or teacher would not like you. You wondered what you were going to learn in this new environment. These same thoughts were rushing through my head as I walked in on my first day of volunteering at Easterseals. I did not know what my responsibilities would be or whether the kids would even like me. But soon all my worries vanished as I was welcomed into the caring environment of classroom eleven. Easterseals is a non-profit organization that provides multiple services to the citizens of New Hampshire. The organization aims to provide services to the mentally and physically disabled as well as individuals with special needs. The mission of Easterseals is “to change the way the world defines and views disability by making a profound, positive difference in people 's lives every day” (“What We Do”, 2016). In New Hampshire, Easterseals helps those with substance abuse problems, autistic individuals, senior citizens and veterans. This includes finding employment, transportation, and family support for those who need it (“What We Do”, 2016). Consequently, Easterseals mission to help those with disabilities was what initially drew my attention to this site. I have a cousin with cerebral palsy, so I can see how Easterseals can be especially valuable to her and others with disabilities. In addition, Easterseals also offers services like childcare…

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