Personal Statement: The Importance Of Volunteering In High School

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I started volunteering at my church, Cornerstone Chapel, in the summer of 2016. I chose to do it because I had severe anxiety and working with children was an escape. Since I have started, I have gone volunteered almost every Sunday to date. I plan on continuing this volunteering until I leave for college in 2019. My role as a volunteer is to lead the children through Bible Study. We sing songs together, play games, color and form relationships. The volunteer work has had a major impact on my life. I am no longer the anxious girl, I have developed confidence and leadership skills that help me in my high school classes. Most importantly, I have formed bonds with the children. When they come into my classroom and tell me how excited they are
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