There are many reasons why people volunteer. Perhaps one or more of the reasons below will resonate with you.

Physical and Mental Well Being

When you volunteer, you are out and about; talking to people, doing things together.

You may not notice it, but doing these things greatly improves your mood, and physical health. it's even documented by research!

Physical and Mental Well Being

Making an Impact

Some people volunteer because it makes an impact on another person's life.

When you volunteer, the time you give can greatly change a person's life.

Making an Impact

Building Connections

Volunteering is a great place to meet people.

You can meet friends, potential bosses and maybe even your future spouse!

Building Connections

Fun and Fulfillment

There can be much fun and laughter with both the volunteers and the people you are serving.

And at the end of the day, seeing that smile on their face brings a certain fulfillment that money cannot buy.

Fun and Fulfillment

Social and Relational Skills

There are many important life skills that can be gained through volunteering.

You can hone skills like active listening and empathy as you step out and connect to people in need.

Social and Relational Skills

Bolstering Work-related Skills

Many work-related skills are employed in volunteering. E.g. leadership, planning and coordination, learning to give and receive effective feedback.

Sometimes, volunteering may even give you a boost to your next job.

Bolstering Work-Related Skills