Volunteering For Volunteering And Volunteer Essay

1910 Words Dec 6th, 2016 8 Pages
When you feel like you 're fulfilled, and have everything that you want to make you happy in life, most people would give back to those who don 't have the things we have. I am one of the people who believes in that, but I didn 't always have that mindset. It’s not that I resented volunteering, it’s just the fact that I had to take time out of my own life to volunteer. Volunteering is when people of any age take time out of their own personal lives to help out their community, the homeless, and etc. But after some time, you realize that maybe its worth it to take time out of your life to help out and volunteer. I had so many ideas in my head about volunteering before I even tried it, but after I had done the volunteering, everything changed. Forcing us young kids to go out and volunteer will make us hate the idea of volunteering. I remember when I first had to volunteer, and I remember that I was forced into volunteering by my school. I was put into a group with a couple of my classmates, and we were told that we had to plant trees around our neighborhood for an organization called “Our City Forest”. My classmates and I resented the idea that we had to take time out of our own personal lives and plant trees around our community. My classmates and I weren 't even interested in the organization that we were supposed to volunteer for. To make matters even worse, our first week of spring break was the week we were assigned to do the volunteering. This made me so…

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