Sunday, 7 October 2012

Life Changing Benefits of Volunteering


In this series we will let you know about the six points WHY WE VOLUNTEER AND ITS LIFE CHANGING BENEFITS . 

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Volunteering can also help protect your mental and physical health. Learn more about the many benefits of volunteering and find tips on getting started as a volunteer.

Let 's talk about the FIRST POINT in this series :- 

POINT 1 : VOLUNTEERING CONNECTS YOU TO OTHERS 

One of the better-known benefits of volunteering is the impact on the community. Unpaid volunteers are often the glue that holds a community together. Volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. However, volunteering is a two-way street, and it can benefit you and your family as much as the cause you choose to help. Dedicating your time as a volunteer helps you make new friends, expand your network, and boost your social skills.

Make new friends and social connections 
One of the best ways to make new friends and strengthen existing relationships is to commit to a shared activity together. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, especially if you are new to an area. Volunteering also strengthens your ties to the community and broadens your support network, exposing you to people with common interests, neighborhood resources, and fun and fulfilling activities.

Increase your social circle 
While some people are naturally outgoing, others are shy and have a hard time meeting new people. Volunteering gives you the opportunity to practice and develop your social skills, since you are meeting regularly with a group of people with common interests. Once you have momentum, it’s easier to branch out and make more friends and contacts.

To be conclude for the next point in the series ...................................

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3 comments:

  1. How do I get the rest of this article?
    Thank you, JeannieCK@aol.com

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    1. Please forward the rest of this article at arukebesha@gmail.com

      Regards,
      Antoine

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  2. hi jeannieck hope you are doing good :) and thanks for writing .
    Well the rest of the article will be publish soon in next couple of days ,will let you know for sure !

    thanks again
    Gagan

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