BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

We all win when a child succeeds in school, when a neighborhood turns around, when families have good health and workers have solid jobs, when people get the help they need. 

Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise. Volunteering can help you:

  • ·         Make important networking contacts

  • ·         Learn or develop skills

  •           Teach your skills to others

  • ·         Enhance your résumé

  • ·         Gain work experience

  • ·         Build self-esteem and self-confidence

  • ·         Improve your health

  • ·         Meet new people

  • ·         Feel needed and valued

  • ·         Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past from an organization

  • ·         Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community

  • ·         Make a difference in someone’s life