TEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VOLUNTEER
- MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Volunteering gives you the chance to show what type of community and world you want to live in.
- IT IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
Studies have shown that when you place your focus, time, and energy on other people your own stress levels begin to decrease.
- GIVE BACK TO A CAUSE OR ORGANIZATION
Follow your passion and teach others about your cause or organization.
- ENLIGHTENS YOU
Volunteering enables you to see how people live in different areas.
- CHANGE SOMEONE'S LIFE
Your small or large actions as a volunteer will change someone's life.
- VOLUNTEERING WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY
Researchers have found that when you provide help for others you feel happier.
MEET NEW PEOPLE
Volunteering allows you to meet people from all walks of life.
- IMPROVES SELF-CONFIDENCE
Your volunteer role can give you a sense of pride and make you feel better about yourself.
- IMPROVE YOUR JOB SKILLS
Many volunteer opportunities provide extensive training. This training may help you boost your career.
VOLUNTEERING IS GOOD FOR SOCIETY
Many businesses, support groups, and social service organizations succeed because of volunteers efforts.
IT IS FUN
The fulfillment you receive as a volunteer usually cannot be found in other places. This fulfillment leads you to a richer, happier and more satisfying life.