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Human Library at Lehman College: Benefits

Sponsored by the Leonard Lief Library, The Human Library event brings together the Lehman College Community to enhance student experience on our diverse campus through peers sharing their own stories of inspiration, resilience, and breaking barriers while

Student Benefits of Community Engagement Through Volunteering for The Human Library

Student Benefits of Community Engagement through Volunteering for The Human Library at Lehman College:

Learning Outcomes

  • You make a difference!
  • Develop skills including organizing your ideas.
  • Develop communication skills such as story telling, listening, non-verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.

Personal Outcomes

  • 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.

Social Outcomes

  • Opportunity to gain a different perspective.
  • Opportunity to provide a different perspective.
  • Discuss and reduce stereotypes to help build more understanding.

Career Development

  • 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.

Extra Perks

  • Receive a Certificate of Appreciation and Thanks!
  • Refreshments during Human Library event for participants.