Student Benefits of Community Engagement through Volunteering for The Human Library at Lehman College:
- You make a difference!
- Develop skills including organizing your ideas.
- Develop communication skills such as story telling, listening, non-verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Build confidence and personal growth.
- Make a difference and inspire someone by telling your story.
- You'll feel good helping others and get to know yourself better.
- Opportunity to gain a different perspective.
- Opportunity to provide a different perspective.
- Discuss and reduce stereotypes to help build more understanding.
- Network and make connections with fellow volunteers.
- Recommendation Letter of Participation from Human Library coordinator.
- Add volunteer service to an application or resume.
Relationship with the Institution
- The Lehman College community benefits from your engagement sharing a glimpse of the diverse backgrounds on campus.
- Civic responsibility - invest in the Lehman College community with your service.
- Get to know the Lehman College Community.
- Support students by sharing your personal experience and story of resilience.
- Be an agent of change.
- Receive a Certificate of Appreciation and Thanks!
- Refreshments during Human Library event for participants.