There are many benefits to volunteering. Here are some thoughts to ponder …
1) It is a chance to meet people outside your life patterns. You can make new friends and contacts and increase your social and relationship skills.
2) Volunteering is enriching for your mind and body. When you perform good deeds for others and the community, it provides a natural sense of accomplishment and boosts your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction.
3) An opportunity to can advance your career. You can learn valuable job skills if you want to change or explore an area of interest. If you want to learn accounting, be or help the Finance & Records Director. If you want to learn marketing, be or help the Marketing & Sponsorship Director. If you want to do Event Planning, be or help the Events & Activities Director. Check out some opportunities by seeing our list of Directors and their positions.
4) It can be fun and fulfilling to your life. Volunteering is a fun and easy way to explore your interests and passion.
1MEIER, S. and STUTZER, A. (2008), Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?. Economica, 75: 39–59. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0335.2007.00597.