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United for a Stronger America - Teen Volunteers

Do What You Like To Do. Volunteer.

Is there a particular hobby that interests you? Do you think of volunteering as a chore or something that can't be fun? Well, the public service advertising (PSAs) in this campaign teach you that it is simple to volunteer in your community just by doing something you like to do.

We hope these PSAs will show you that volunteering can be fun and enjoyable help you play a role in making your communities safer and stronger. In our television ad, "Football," a teenager learns that he can volunteer as a coach for little boys at a Pee Wee Football practice. By teaching the pee wee football players how to play football, he is doing something good for the community while enjoying himself at the same time.

The new print, billboard, and mall poster PSAs portray the same concept - illustrating how volunteering can be fun. One print ad shows two similar images of a girl. The top image shows her talking on the phone in her bedroom, while the bottom image shows her talking on the phone at a Teen Help Hotline center.

Our radio PSAs use a game show format to demonstrate the many different ways teens can volunteer in their communities. All the PSAs conclude with the tagline "Do what you like to do. Volunteer."

Lastly, don't forget to visit our volunteer database specifically designed to help you find "teen-friendly" opportunities in your neighborhoods that interest you.

So get ready, get set, do what you like to do and volunteer!


  • Almost nine out of ten teenagers would volunteer to take part in programs to help prevent crime and drug abuse if they knew how to get involved.
  • 44% of young Americans age 15-25 said they would be more likely to work for a community service organization after September 11th.
  • 49% see volunteering for community activities as most important for civic life vs. 12% for participating in politics or government.

Brochure - Volunteering: Do What You Like To Do
TV Spot: Football
Radio Spot - Volunteer Tutor (30 seconds Audio, 431 KB, Flash format)
Radio Spot - Volunteer: Tutor (60 seconds Audio, 901 KB, Flash format)
Radio Spot - Volunteer: Little Sister (60 seconds Audio, 900 KB, Flash format)
Radio Spot - Volunteer: Computer (60 seconds Audio, 901 KB, Flash format)