A Summer of Social Distanced Service

Try remote, social distance-friendly, and DIY volunteer projects this summer. There are so many options that are safe, helpful and fun for all ages!

A Summer of Social Distanced Service

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Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Summer isn’t canceled!  Are you looking for something to do this summer? Since many camps, events, and gatherings have been canceled, we compiled a list of remote, social distance-friendly, or DIY volunteer projects. These opportunities …

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Grant Winners: Teens Change The World! 2019 Summer Program

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Recap: What is the Teens Change the World! Summer Program? This summer, Activate Good hosted teens from around the Triangle (and even a few from out of state!) at our Teens Change The World! 2019 …

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Spreading Good with the Junior Youth Group of Tryon Pines

A few weeks ago, Activate Good was contacted by Gayle, a supporter of a neighborhood youth service group. She shared that the teens in the group loved our Signs for Good and wanted to share this message of kindness and service throughout their whole neighborhood. Read on for more about this volunteerism story! The Junior …

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Another Summer, Another Cohort​: Teen Summer Program 2018

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Previous Next The attentiveness and positivity of youth never ceases to amaze us. We just wrapped up our second annual Teen Leadership & Service Summer Program, and the social observations, emotional and logical motivations, and …

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Youth Can Volunteer Locally to Impact Issues Globally This April

Calling all teens! Looking for a way to make a difference on Earth Day? Activate Good is celebrating the Earth and teen volunteers during its Fourth Annual Teen Days of Service. On Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd, join teens in over 135 countries for Global Youth Service Day as we work to improve …

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Can’t Find the Service Project You’re Looking For? Make Your Own Way!

Recognizing a need + Realizing your potential to do something + Taking action = “Making your own way!” Feel free to try all the one-off volunteer opportunities you’d like until you find your niche, but if you know you have a particular passion, or possibly a skill or hobby that can benefit a nonprofit in a …

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Five Tips for Overcoming Obstacles to Volunteering

Think about some of your life goals. If you’re a teen, you may want to get into a good college, earn a degree, and live in a community where people care about each other. If you’re a parent, you hope for all of those things and more. If you’re a kid, you are just excited …

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Teen Volunteering: A Road Trip with a Twist

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Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Creating a Trail of Good On a Friday morning at the end of June, 31 teens from New Jersey stepped off a bus in front of Raleigh City Farm. They had just begun a six-and-a-half-week …

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Teen Volunteers Supply the Drive Society Needs

In January, when all the local schools were going back to class following the winter break, we started receiving requests from individual teens, school groups, and parent-youth groups – all looking for volunteer opportunities for MLK Day and beyond. Lucky for Activate Good, we were already working on just that. See, while everyone was binging …

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