Benefits

While volunteers help others, studies show that it is good for the volunteer too.

Volunteering offers many benefits, including opportunities for volunteers to:

  • gain new skills and knowledge
  • boost their own job and career prospects
  • enjoy a sense of achievement and fulfillment
  • develop personally and boost self esteem
  • enjoy better physical and mental health
  • connect to and better understand your community
  • meet new people and make new friends

Volunteering provides many benefits to both mental and physical health. Volunteering increases self-confidence. Volunteering can provide a healthy boost to your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment.