As a recent grad, Cassandra “Cassie” Peltola ’14 knows well the hustle and bustle of student life.
But making time to volunteer reaps many benefits, says the new assistant director of community service and engagement.
“If you have any extra time, volunteering does make you feel good. You get a little extra career experience out of it, and it helps you become more passionate about the world you live in and motivates you to become more engaged,” she said.
Peltola works in the Office of Service, Spirituality and Social Responsibility (SSSR), housed in the basement of Cole Memorial Chapel. The door is open for students seeking volunteer experiences in schools and nonprofits, she said.
“I want students to know that I want to help them reach their goals and get the experiences they are looking for through community engagement,” she said. [Read more...]