Why Volunteer

There are many reasons why you should volunteer:

  • Use a skill or talent 
  • Make a difference through positive contribution
  • Gain professional experience
  • Feel better about yourself
  • Act upon your spiritual beliefs
  • Meet friendly action-minded people
  • Attain personal growth
  • Have a more balanced life
  • Give back to the community
  • Increase your awareness of issues
  • Act on your altruistic values
  • Seek social justice
  • Make important networking contacts
  • Learn or develop skills
  • Gain work experience
  • Build self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Improve health
  • Meet people from other backgrounds
  • To share expertise
  • Broaden your individual network
  • Discover your own potential
  • Build on your abilities
  • Build your resume
  • Enjoy giving of yourself
  • Help others
  • Make a difference
  • Find a purpose
  • Enjoy meaningful conversation
  • Feel involved by contributing to a cause that you care about
  • Use your skills in a productive way
  • Explore new areas of interest
  • Expand your horizons
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Make a difference in someone's life
  • Get to know your community
  • Gain leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Enhance your current skills.