All forms of volunteering have changed over the past few months as a result of widespread stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of COVID-19. Fortunately, children of all ages can volunteer from home.
Allow them to take part in the planning and decision-making about what type of volunteer service they want to do. Here are a few suggestions:
- A fabric mask factory
- A pen pal relationship with an isolated senior citizen
- A pet rescue
Volunteering may be more beneficial for children now because it can help them feel empowered during a time of uncertainty. Read more about this topic here.