Volunteering is a voluntary act of an individual or group freely giving time and labor for community service.
Did you know that volunteers make an immeasurable difference in the lives of others? Often times, they perform with the core intention of helping others. But did you also know that volunteering can benefit your own health as well?
- decreases the risk of depression
- gives a sense of purpose and teaches valuable skills
- helps people stay physically and mentally active
- may reduce stress levels
- may help you live longer
- helps you meet others and develop new relationships