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18 Reasons to Volunteer Your Time

April 15-22, 2018 is National Volunteer Week. Have you thought about the benefits you will get from volunteering? Consider these 18 reasons to volunteer some of your time:

  1. To make new friends
  2. To build personal and professional contacts
  3. To build your self-esteem and self-confidence
  4. To develop new job skills
  5. To make a difference in the world
  6. To increase personal satisfaction
  7. To add experience to your resume
  8. To develop people skills
  9. To develop communication skills
  10. To do something as a family
  11. To explore career possibilities
  12. To feel needed and appreciated
  13. To share your skills with others
  14. To be challenged
  15. To do something different
  16. To earn academic credit
  17. To improve your health
  18. To have fun!
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