Becoming a Volunteer 101: How to Prepare for Your Volunteer Experience

How to Prepare for Your Volunteer Experience

Volunteering is an enriching experience, with many possibilities available to anyone who wants to pursue the noble goal of doing good. If you’ve decided to give your time to a worthy cause, congratulations! You’re about to join the ranks of the roughly 25% of Americans who volunteer their time.  Volunteering can be a lot of

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