Reasons to Volunteer

 

Whether you are cleaning up debris from a tornado, improving houses in the community or creating a safe and fun place for children to “trunk or treat,” volunteering is one of the most beneficial and rewarding experiences a person can have. There are numerous reasons to volunteer, including:
 
  • Connecting with your community

  • Conserving the funds of charities, nonprofits and organizations by donating your time

  • Sharing your established skills and acquiring new skills

  • Developing self-esteem and self-confidence

  • Meeting new people and having new experiences

  • Enhancing your resume and making networking contacts

  • Promoting a worthwhile activity, and inspiring others to do the same