12 Health Benefits of Volunteering

12 Health Benefits of Volunteering

Many think of volunteering as a way to help others — and while that’s true, it’s also a great way to improve your own mental and physical health. Volunteering is good for your health in a number of ways, including its ability to reduce stress levels, encourage life-long learning, and lower blood pressure. When it

Volunteering During COVID-19

Volunteering During COVID-19

COVID-19 has taught us many things. Some learned how to bake bread and others explored their cosmetology skills — but we all gained a deeper appreciation for our communities and the feeling of togetherness. For many, the coronavirus pandemic has generated a community-wide desire to give back to those in need. If you’re looking for ways

How Your Organization Can Promote Safe Volunteering During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How Your Organization Can Promote Safe Volunteering During the Pandemic

COVID-19 changed the way we do a lot of things, including volunteering. Help is now more necessary than ever across all organizations — in animal shelters, food banks, child care, hospitals, and more — and people are eager to assist their community.  As a compassionate volunteer organization, your priorities likely shifted to keeping your volunteers