20 Reasons to Volunteer
Be a Great Volunteer!
We can think of dozens of reasons why you should volunteer. Helping others and making a difference are just two.
Once you've figured out why to volunteer, we can help you find a great opportunity.
Part of being a great volunteer is loving what you're doing. Find something that you're passionate about or something that inspires you, and then find a need in your community. There are dozens of reasons why you should volunteer - you just need to find the one that feels right.
20 Great Reasons to Volunteer
- Help others
- Make a difference
- Find purpose
- Enjoy a meaningful conversation
- Connect with your community
- Feel involved
- Contribute to a cause that you care about
- Use your skills in a productive way
- Develop new skills
- Meet new people
- Explore new areas of interest
- Meet good people
- Impress your mom
- Impress yourself
- Expand your horizons
- Get out of the house
- Make new friends
- Strengthen your resume
- Feel better about yourself
- [ Your favorite reason here ]
People volunteer for a variety of reasons
Some are motivated by altruistic values. Some seek social justice. Others see service as a way to enable a democratic political system.
Whatever your reason, we believe volunteering can transform you and the world around you.