Do you find yourself looking to grow as a professional in your new career?

Volunteering is the perfect way to grow and better yourself, both personally and professionally.  It does not take a huge time commitment but you will build lasting relationships and allows opportunity to make a real difference in our world today.  So are you thinking, “Why should I volunteer?”

Here are a few reasons…

  • Connects you to others, allowing you  to grow your network
  • Increases your social and relationships skills
  • Increases self- confidence and you better understand your strengths
  • Helps you advance your career by practicing necessary skills, such as teamwork, communication, problem solving, interpersonal skills, etc.
  • Enhances your resume
  • Allows you to teach others
  • Gain work experience in your career
  • Improves your health and preventing depression
  • Makes a difference in the community and/or in someone else’s life
  • Increases the likelihood that your children will get involved in the community as they grow into adulthood

So, the real question is, “Why wouldn’t you volunteer?”

If you need help finding volunteering opportunities in your community, please contact Career Services and we can assist you in finding those opportunities.  Have fun and make a difference!