Why volunteer? 

  • increases self-confidence
  • provides vital help to people in need
  • makes you happier, reduces stress, combats depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provides a sense of purpose
  • helps you meet new people with similar interests and become a valuable member of a team
  • builds your experience and develops new skills
  • allows you to explore career choices and enhance your resume
  • helps you contribute to your community 

Why does volunteering matter?

  • It’s vital for strong, inclusive, and resilient communities
  • It assists an organization in reaching their goals
  • It builds relationships
  • It’s a key component to a healthy, happy society

What can I do?

First, ask yourself if there is something specific you want to do. 

The best way to start volunteering is to match your personality and interests with a role that is right for you. Answering these questions will help you narrow that down.

Do I want… 
…to make life better where I live? 
…to meet people who are different from me? 
…to try something new? 
…to do something with my spare time? 
…to see a different way of life? 
…to experience the work I might want to do as a full-time job? 
…to do activities that line up with my interests and hobbies?