empathy-transparentIMPACT EMPATHY

  • Create emotional attachments with children and teens, ensuring they are seen, felt, and understood.
  • Provide opportunities for kids to know people with different world views and life experiences.
  • Introduce young children to service, helping them understand their roles in helping others.
  • Encourage teens to push their emotional boundaries through more challenging volunteer service.
  • Talk with kids about the meaning that results when they put empathy and compassion into action.

 

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Conversation Starters

  1. What has been the most meaningful volunteer experience you’ve had? What did you learn about yourself from the experience?
  2. Describe someone who helps you to feel seen, heard and understood. What does this person do that makes a difference?

 

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