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Volunteer Rates among Young Adults

According to the Child Trends Databank, approximately one-third of high school students volunteer at least once a month. Older high school students have higher volunteer rates than younger ones with 37 percent of twelfth grade students, 34 percent of tenth grade students and 29 percent of eighth grade students. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 22 percent of those age 16 to 24 volunteer.