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Andrea Diarte, Staff

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Volunteering is the most important resource a community organization can have. The fact that people have the ability to take their time and world with others for betterment and their love for their community.

Their are 10 reasons why volunteering is important.

#1. You make a difference. Everyone counts.

#2. You volunteering encourages civic responsibility.  You are involved for your community.

#3. You get a chance to give back. People love to benefit themselves by caring about others.

#4. You learn a lot. You learn that being a volunteer can gain knowledge and the functions and operations of our government. But most important you discover hidden talents you have on your own by making a change.

#5. As you volunteer you strengthen your community. Your support families for example daycare or elder care. You improve schools and support the youth.

#6. Your self-esteem and personal growth is on a high level of positivity in your life.

#7. Volunteers gain professional experience.

#8. It brings people together. You unite people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal. Your in it together. (teamwork)

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

#10. Its very good for you. It can reduce stress in many ways. You focus on others tha yourself. You make healthy choices by improving your moods in a positive way.

You are building career options for yourself. Volunteering isn’t for everyone it isn’t the most plush, easy, or glamourous of all jobs, but it is one of the most beneficial and uplifting things you could do on free time that you are willing to give.

 

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