BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering can be a very fulfilling and beneficial activity to participate in. You will be part of the great work we are doing. Volunteering can enhance your life in many ways:

Health benefits

Volunteering can boost your self-esteem. By contributing to a great cause you will attain a sense of accomplishment. Volunteering can also give you a sense of pride, purpose and identity.

Social benefits

Volunteering connects you with other people. By participating in activities with others it helps form social bonds. Volunteering also puts you in an environment which will encourage you to find similarities with your fellow volunteers, this will also build a friendship.

Volunteering will help improve your outlook, as you are helping the community and deepening your social responsibilities. This helps you to connect with more people and opening you up to new ideas and improvements.

Work-life balance

Volunteering gives you a chance of doing your hobbies and the things you are interested in apart from your day job or formal studies. You get the work-life balance.

Volunteering also shows that you are committed and passionate about contributing to the community. This reflects positively on you.

Skills and Leadership improvement

Volunteering helps you sharpen your skills and learn new ways of doing things. It also helps you improve your leadership skills, which will help you a long way in your career. That’s why people who volunteer are regarded as more valuable even to employers.