Listen to audio by Laura Johnson:
Are you recently unemployed and can’t find a job?
Are you retired and have a need to interact with people?
Or are you employed want to make a difference in the community?
Why not volunteer for one of many non-profit organizations who provide vital services to our community?
You may have never thought about volunteering because you’re too busy.
There are many reasons why people volunteer. Here are some examples:
People volunteer to maintain their skills sets, add to their resumes, social network, give them something to do, feel a sense of accomplishment, to help people, and meet influential people,
Did you know there are different categories of volunteering?
There are “one-time” volunteers, such as those helping set up for a community event; “As needed” volunteers to fill in a couple of hours a month or quarter to answer phones or stuff envelopes; or “Committed” volunteers who delegate x amount of hours a week or month on special projects and events.
Find out how you can make a difference!
Think twice about volunteering may benefit your life and those who need your help, who knows, the opportunity may be a direct match with your needs.