The Listening Ear: A Community Analysis

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Trying to find a way to become more involved in my community outside of the university, I attended a pre-medical club meeting about volunteer opportunities my freshman year. My initial goal was to find something in a clinical setting. Many groups spoke about opportunities in hospice, patient transport in the nearest hospital, and after school education programs. Then The Listening Ear spoke about their organization, a crisis hotline center. While not the clinical setting I was looking for, I quickly realized the value this organization held for the community and how beneficial the skills I would gain working there would be for assisting future patients struggling with illness. Starting at The Listening Ear I thought I would just learn about
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