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Getting my Start with Volunteering

[Editor's note: This is a guest blog by ILoveMV.org writer Heidi Chun. You can learn more about her at the bottom of this post.]

I often have people ask me how I got so involved in the community. I volunteered many years ago to be the “Recycling Block Leader” in my neighborhood. I was supposed to put a sign in my front yard to remind the neighbors that the next day was recycling. I was also expected to answer questions about what items could and couldn’t be recycled. It was a fun little volunteer job, but it really didn’t require much of me; my neighbors never really had any questions for me and I was sort of disappointed. Continue reading