Once deployed, I quickly signed up as a volunteer for the USO to assist my fellow soldiers with adjusting to their new environment. Duties ranged from organizing events, boosting moral, and assisting with sending communications home. Currently I offer my time to community projects that focus on cleaning up the surrounding neighborhoods and mentoring the
The Nelson Mandela Foundation was established, the focus was to build schools, HIV/Aids research and even peace and reconciliation interventions. (Nelson Mandela Foundation, n.d.) He also understood the importance of how children will be affected by society, thus, he started the Nelson Mandela’s Children Fund. The Fund’s mission was to “To give voice and dignity to the African child by building a rights-based movement” (Nelson Mandela Childrens Fund, n.d.). Although he was no longer the President, he did not stop his efforts. Instead, he continued to help his people and contribute to the society.
Community service is not only about receiving hours to put on a resume, but it is something you do to guide others and make them feel better. An example of this was when I was part of the MLK day of service at Stockton University two years in a row where I sewed pillows and pins to support the unfortunate; this was a great experience where I was able to make new friends and contribute to the society.Service is not only about being part of large organizations, but it is also about doing small deeds for others, like staying after school and contributing to the club even if it is not mandatory. I also was part of Project Green where I picked up garbage on the beach and planted marram grass. I am the type of person that likes helping the elderly and the needy; so when I go to India, giving clothes and food to the boys and girls who have nothing to eat and sleep with an empty stomach is a priority to me during my trip. The Atlantic County Library is also somewhere I volunteer; helping young children read books and organizing craft days on the weekends.
Audrey worked with UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) to help children all over the world. “I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II," said Hepburn when she was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador in 1989. "I have a long-lasting gratitude and trust for what UNICEF does" (UNICEF). Audrey Hepburn worked for UNICEF in the field, as well as at home. She went on many trips including a polio vaccine project in Turkey, training programs for women in Venezuela, and projects for children living and working on the street in Ecuador.
Having faith, which can be the theme of this book, is not only important to Eliezar but also to me. I have experienced many times in my life having a controversy or set back just like Eliezar, and just like he did I had to show how strong my faith still was because in today’s world you can’t get much of anywhere without believing or
After graduating high school, the majority of teenagers nowadays choose to continue their studies in college to attain a bachelor’s degree. There is no question that education is essential for our future careers. Unfortunately, I have noticed that not all students in my peer group are able to finish college. “Nearly one out every five students in America drop out of college by the first semester.” There are three main reasons for teenagers dropping out, them being: financial issues, academic struggles, and another simply being to start a career. Firstly, college as well all know is quite expensive and is continuously increasing in price.
so for me college it's disappointed me a little bit honestly that my degree hasn’t been able to give me a little bit more money and that I'm not, with my work ethic and my experience that I can't get what I deserve and I honestly feel like I deserve more money now. I put in the time and effort, i’ve worked for 20 years so really college is just an addition to your life but you know if the people that don't do it just a
Trade schools offer a huge amount programs to further your life without college. Yes, college is the top option when you finish high school because with a college degree you have a larger chance of continuing your career in your chosen major is what teachers, adults, and parents explain to students. Then, again, it’s not a 100 % chance you have a job after college. When there’s a large amount of “middle-skill” jobs you can qualify for without a four-year college degree. Most middle-skill jobs are culinary, cosmetology, carpentry, graphic design, and electrician.
‘Twelve percent of the mail carriers in the United States today have college degrees,’” (Clemmit). Many Americans settle for “high school jobs” because they are unable to find a job that requires the degree that they earned. College graduates tend to receive a higher pay, and are more likely to be hired than someone without a degree, but they are not meeting their full potential. College degrees are not “necessary”, but they can be beneficial when trying to find a job. Many Americans succeed and do just fine without a college
Coming from a different culture but still embracing the Christian values that Loma Linda University emphasizes, I believe that my unique background and personal experiences distinguish my application from others. Growing up in Egypt, where the gap between social classes is significant, my parents always stressed the need to prioritize service into my life encouraging me to dedicate time in volunteering and helping others. As a result, my experience has grown from volunteering to serve as a camp leader for orphans in the summer to participating in international dental service trips. These involvements would allow me to use my skills in organizing missions trips at Loma Linda. Being a Coptic Orthodox Christian enables me to add diversity to the
My duties while volunteering included assisting the nurses during hearing checks, changing diapers, and rocking crying infants in special care. During this time I realized that nursing is what I was meant to do. I found my passion as a teen volunteer. During high school I have participated in many different activities and clubs. As a member of River Valley’s NHS chapter I serve as chair of the blood drive committee.
Some places I have in mind to help me complete the hours are volunteering at the children’s hospital, animal clinic, and going to the library and help out there. In conclusion, I’d be honor to be able to be in NJHS because I love to help people out and I think it would be a great opportunity for me because it can teach me new things and get me more interact with the world. It would show me why it is so important to do community service and know that you are making an impact in someones and my
As of last year I have been truly active at my church, helping them out when possible. I have as well been donating money to multiple foundations throughout the years such as the Wounded Warrior Project and St. Jude Children 's Research Hospital. Although I may not be the wealthiest person, I’ve always acknowledged that there are people out there in worst situations, truly opening my eyes. I believe that if I were to take part in NJHS my love of service would be a great asset. In addition to leadership and service, I feel as I am qualified to be part of citizenship.
During my tenure in this position I assisted both organizations and students find and form research projects for themselves and others to take part in. I served as a Tunnel of Awareness liaison and assisted a student taking part in the event to create an exhibit on homelessness that aimed to educate through one-on-one interviews. Currently, I serve on the Leadership and Service Team where I have the opportunity to work with Women’s Programs on the campus and coordinate innovative programs for female leaders on