Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Volunteering: A Soccer Mom Thing

In 2011, more than one in four Americans (27 percent) volunteered their time for an organization. Who is most likely to volunteer? Soccer moms--people with the leisure time and flexible schedules that allow them to dote on their children by hanging out with them at school. Here are the characteristics of the people most likely to volunteer, along with the percent who volunteered...

Women: 30%
Married: 32%
Aged 35 to 44: 32%
With children under age 18: 34%
Non-Hispanic white: 28%
Employed part-time: 33%
Bachelor's degree or more: 42%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Volunteering in the United States--2011

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