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Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

#10: It's good for you

Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It:

  • Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns.
  • Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one's fate, strengthen the immune system.

#9: It saves resources

Volunteering provides valuable community services so more money can be spent on local improvements.

  • The estimated value of a volunteer's time is $15.39 per hour.

#8: Volunteers gain professional experience

You can test out a career.

#7: It brings people together

As a volunteer you assist in:

  • Uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal
  • Building camaraderie and teamwork

#6: It promotes personal growth and self esteem

Understanding community needs helps foster empathy and self-efficacy.

#5: Volunteering strengthens your community

As a volunteer you help:

  • Support families (daycare and eldercare)
  • Improve schools (tutoring, literacy)
  • Support youth (mentoring and after-school programs)
  • Beautify the community (beach and park cleanups)

#4: You learn a lot

Volunteers learn things like these:

  • Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth
  • Government: Through working with local non-profit agencies, volunteers learn about the functions and operation of our government
  • Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local resources available to solve community needs

#3: You get a chance to give back

People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about.

#2: Volunteering encourages civic responsibility

Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community and the people who live in it.

#1: You make a difference

Every person counts!