TeenLife Blog

Supporting teen success, one post at a time

Author: Amy Barnes

Amy Barnes-profile-picture

Amy is a Nashville-based freelance writer who has written articles for a wide range of sites including We Are Teachers, School Leaders Now, Parabola, Romper, Motherly and Forbes. When she’s not writing or editing, she’s navigating the path of having two teenagers.

Posted April 26, 2019, 10:21 a.m. by Amy Barnes | View Comments
Volunteer work

Students may view volunteer work as just another honor society or college application requirement. Volunteering doesn’t have to be a chore or a box to check off. Thinking about the “why” behind volunteering can turn volunteering into a passion. Do you enjoy playing a musical instrument or helping your grandmother with technology? Volunteering in high school can go beyond just a resume listing. Tailored to a student’s passions, it can relate to potential career paths, life interests and the community. Making Music Students with a music focus have a wide range of options. From community orchestras to playing taps at ...