20 Reasons to Volunteer Your Time

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April 17-23, 2022 is National Volunteer Week! Have you thought about the benefits you will get from volunteering? Consider these 20 reasons to volunteer your time:

  • To make new friends
  • To learn something new
  • To build personal and professional contacts
  • To build your self-esteem and self-confidence
  • To develop new job skills
  • To make a difference in the world
  • To increase personal satisfaction
  • To add experience to your resume
  • To develop people skills
  • To develop communication skills
  • To do something as a family
  • To explore career possibilities
  • To feel needed and appreciated
  • To share your skills with others
  • To be challenged
  • To inspire others to share their time
  • To do something different
  • To earn academic credit
  • To improve your health
  • To have fun!