July 2, 2012
I began volunteering for Teen LIfeline when I was 15 years old as a peer counselor. Like many young persons, I experienced a volatile home and social life; and Teen Lifeline provided me with a safe place where I could be myself and be surrounded by positive role models (the supervisors/staff and older peer counselors) and find a niche within a social environment of my peers. Aside from this, Teen Lifeline provided a place where I could help others and feel that I could make a difference just by listening to a caller. I grew up at Teen Lifeline, and learned so much from my time there. It molded me into a person with greater compassion, understanding, openness to the experiences of others, and the understanding that I have a responsibility to create positive change in my community.
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For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?
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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?