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Children for children 
Children for Children is a non-profit organization that helps match kids' interests with volunteer opportunities. The programme encourages parents to get kids as young as four years involved in volunteering activities.  Visit site
More about: United States  Children
Youth website of Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement 
More than half of the 97 millions of Red Cross and Red Crescent members and volunteers worldwide are youth. Visit the youth section of the website of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent to read about the volunteer work done by youth in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.   Visit site
More about: Youth
20 Teens Who Will Change the World 
Whether they’re fighting hunger or helping rebuild underdeveloped communities, these teens are making a huge difference. Teen People and L'Oreal Paris recognized these 20 teenagers for the difference they're already making in peoples' lives.   Visit site
Year Out Group 
The Year Out Group is a non-profit association of leading year out organizations in UK. It works to promote the concept and benefits of well-structured year out programmes, to promote models of good practice and to help young people and their advisers in selecting suitable and worthwhile projects.    Visit site
More about: United Kingdom
Young Volunteers, Cyprus 
The Young Volunteers is a group of children between the ages of 4 and 16 years of age in Cyprus. Its main objective is to encourage volunteerism with the involvement of the whole family and through this, to offer community service.  Visit site
More about: Cyprus
Reaching out: Rural voices of youth 
Rural Voices of Youth is a project Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi, a Voices of Youth member, started in Nigeria to reach out to young people in rural areas who do not have internet access. Every month, Seyi travels with volunteers to rural areas in Nigeria to have discussions with young people and record their thoughts and feelings on a given topic. Read the messages they brought back with them and join in the discussion.  Visit site
More about: Nigeria
Inspiring examples from little 'wonders' 
Ampersand Network is the web-based arm of the Ampersand Network Inc., a not-for-profit group committed to making the volunteer sector more accessible to students in Australia. It provides access to opportunities listed with Volunteering Australia and Conservation Volunteers, and provides links to agencies that can place young volunteers in countries all over the world.  Visit site
More about: Australia
Our Time is Now: Young People Changing the World 
This publication includes the stories of more than 30 young people in over 20 countries who are taking action to contribute to their local and global communities. Each young person profiled reflects on the rewards of volunteering. Published by the International Youth Foundation, the book will be available from 16 November 2005.  Visit site
More about: Youth
Voices of Volunteers 18-29 
Report of a 2002 research the Girl Scouts of the USA conducted in conjunction with Partners in Brainstorms, Voices of Volunteers 18-29 reveals young women volunteers' ideas about what makes for a positive volunteering experience as well as what challenges exist. The findings demonstrate the need for youth-serving organizations to look closely at their volunteer/youth worker recruitment, training, support, administration, and recognition programmes.  Visit site
More about: United States

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