Gail Joseph, National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning: Teacher Time, shared research that says if you volunteer once a month, you may increase your happiness by 7%. If you volunteer on a weekly basis, you can increase your happiness by 16%. Are you too busy? Studies also show that people who volunteer actually feel as though they have more time…it’s a concept called “time affluence.”
Head Start of Lane County children and families have benefited from many volunteers, donors, and sponsors by offers of materials, time, activity and money. Volunteers help reach us reach our goal to help children become independent, self-confident, inquisitive learners. The activities planned, the way the environment is organized with toys and materials, daily schedules and transitions are designed to compliment the curriculum and give children a successful start in school.