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Benefits of Volunteering

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With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer.
However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community.

Why Should I Volunteer?

Why Should I Volunteer? Volunteering can help you in many ways. Here is shortlist:



• Solve Problems

• Strengthen Communities

• Improve Lives

• Connect to Others

• Transform Our Own Lives

• Build self-esteem and self-confidence

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

• Shows others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community

• Make a difference in someone’s life

• Improve your health

• Meet new people

• Feel needed and valued

• Learn or develop skills

• Teach your skills to others

• Make important networking contacts

• Enhance your résumé

• Gain work experience

• Improves the likelihood that children will volunteer as an adult



(Source: http://www.unitedway.org/take-action/benefits-of-volunteering and http://www.nationalservice.gov/serve-your-community/benefits-volunteering)