Nia Dorsey, a defender on the Commodore women's soccer team shares how she fell in love with volunteering.
Nia Dorsey was first bit by the service bug during her sophomore year at Vanderbilt. That spring, the defender on the Commodores’ soccer team volunteered on a weekly basis at Harvest Hands, a Nashville-based nonprofit that centers on community development in South Nashville neighborhoods. Along with teammates, Dorsey served as a mentor to local first graders, helping to tutor and assist with homework.
The experience left Dorsey in awe of the impact of service on others. It also sparked a newfound passion within the Vanderbilt junior.
“For me, that kind of kick-started it,” Dorsey said.
Read more about Nia Dorsey’s story at Vanderbilt.edu.