Volunteer Paper Essay

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Volunteer Paper


For my volunteer paper I wanted to volunteer at an animal hospital or shelter since I am
majoring in Pre-Vet. Then I decided to do something different. I chose to student teach
1st graders at Mckinley Elementary. It is very surprising to me that I chose to do this. I
always said that I hated kids and had no desire to ever work with them I even said I would
never give birth to any kids because I hated them so much. The thing is that I actually
enjoyed my experience very much.


I chose this activity because I wanted to try something different that I thought I
wouldn't like. The teacher that I did this volunteer work for was my 1st grade teacher at
Mckinley Elementary when I went to school there back in 1986. The reason that I hate kids
so much is because had a really bad experience with them. In the summer of last year I
baby-sat these kids across the street from me that moved here from New York. They were the
kids from hell. They were so annoying, and ungrateful. For instance they always asked me
to buy them Taco Bell, and when I did, they would say, "why did you buy me this?", or "I
want more, you better buy me more." I hated them.


I was so stressed from them that I would cry at night. I really didn't want to baby-sit
them anymore but I felt bad if I said no. So I thought I couldn't judge all kids on those
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