WHY VOLUNTEER?

Volunteers Experience Improvements In:

• Sense of Purpose and Meaning
• Time Management (lower stress)
• Heart Health (they have lower mortality rates)
• Mood and Self-Esteem (lower depression)

Other Benefits:

  • Volunteers are 27% more likely to find a job after being out of work than non-volunteers
  • Communities with high rates of volunteerism tend to have greater income equality than similar communities that do not
  • When young people volunteer, their likelihood of dropping out of school is cut in half