The greatest facet about volunteering is that anybody can participate. Whether an individual, family, group or business, there are many ways to get involved. It may take time, effort and dedication, but the good deed will pay off on both personal and business levels.

The benefits of volunteerism are endless. From personal satisfaction to building relationships and improving the community, the advantages go on and on.

Why Volunteer?

If you’re a young person, you may want to volunteer or help a cause you believe in, but feel you’re too young to be considered. Maybe you think you don’t have enough time or experience. Volunteering offers you a chance to work to your level of competency, not your age. Many agencies are adaptive to different time constraints. Some even use “virtual” volunteers—people who help by using their home computers!

Good Reasons to Volunteer

  • Show that you’re responsible
  • Make a difference with a cause you care about
  • Learn about new causes
  • Gain experience
  • Meet new friends
  • See new places
  • Teach others
  • Have fun
  • Explore career options
  • Fulfill your school’s community service hour requirements

Finding a Volunteer Opportunity

Determine how you want to volunteer. There are many ways to volunteer – individually, in a group, with an event.

Find an opportunity just right for you through our Volunteer Search portal.