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Fun Fact: Volunteering increases chances of finding a job!

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Apr 10, 2014
by Whitworth Service-Learning

 

Have you ever felt like volunteering is a waste of time? A mean trick that professors use to increase your course work load in the midst of your already stressful life in order to "enhance your learning outcomes"? Well, besides the fact that it does increase those darn learning outcomes (see citation below if you're curious!), it has quite a few positive effects beyond that. Check out these great, informative infographics for more information!

 



 

Thomas H. Batchelder, Susan Root, Effects of an undergraduate program to integrate academic learning and service: cognitive, prosocial cognitive, and identity outcomes, Journal of Adolescence, Volume 17, Issue 4, August 1994, Pages 341-355, ISSN 0140-1971, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jado.1994.1031.
(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140197184710311)