Volunteers are a blessing! Volunteers are blessed! Volunteering is good for the heart and the soul because you are taking the time out of your own busy lives to help someone in need. You’re helping someone and you’re getting a real feel-good in return.
No work is small, and volunteers are extremely valuable resources for an organization. Whether it’s about financial, mental or physical contribution – everything working together matters a lot. Being a volunteer, you can directly get involved with a noble work, serving those who need your care and affection. This would also be a chance for you to know that not everyone in this world is born lucky, and you’re needed to stand by a few of them, if not all.
Depending on where you decide to focus your volunteering efforts, you make a real difference in the lives of those who the organization serve. These efforts build up various elements that make up an entire community.
And guess what? Giving of your time for a good cause does wonders for your physical and mental health. Your stress levels are reduced and hopefully, your mood improves. By focusing your efforts on improving others’ lives, you’re more likely to lift your emotions to a positive place while focusing on someone else, which means less stress and a happier you.
Volunteering helps you learn different things about people and cultures which lead to your personal and professional growth. Another benefit is that volunteers often discover their own hidden talents which directly improves their own self-confidence.
If an organization has helped someone that you know and or love, then giving back in the form of volunteering is an extremely generous, thoughtful, valuable way to show appreciation.
Every volunteer can make a difference. Don’t underestimate your potential. No matter how small your steps are, you have the potential to make a big difference!
The folks here at Youth Village are looking for some of you angels…so please click on the link below to find out you can help….thanks bunches!
Written by: Nellie Bogar