By: Clare Mathews
Veronica went on a trip to Nicaragua, a very poor country in Central America. Most of the people were older than 28. She got onto the plane and sat next to a stranger that was going to the same place as she was. She was nervous but now that she started talking to someone she started feeling better. During the trip she noticed that everyone was in the same situation she was in. They did many activities to get to know everyone. They also did a lot of activities with the kids from Nicaragua. By the end of the trip Veronica did not want to leave. She had made so many friends and memories. By volunteering you can have life changing experiences, there are many benefits of volunteering, your organization can grow as a whole, and there are many places to volunteer.
Life- Changing Experiences
Benefits of Volunteering
Growing as An Organization
Places to Volunteer
Volunteer work comes in all shapes and sizes. Large organizations such as Habitat for Humanity provide an important service in communities around the world. Habitat For Humanity builds decent, affordable homes for low-income families; as more people volunteer, more homes can be built. Local organizations play a big role by building safe play areas or raising funds to provide music lessons for low-income children. Volunteers can help make a parks, bike paths, and lakes look cleaner and nicer. Volunteers can also help people through a crisis in their lives, and people always need someone that will listen to them. You can also make someone's life better. You could even change cats and dogs lives. You can volunteer at a shelter and help get cats and dogs get adopted. You do not have to be smart. Everyone can volunteer no matter your age or ability to complete activities.
If you are looking for a great way to make a difference, volunteering is the job for you. With many opportunities to make a difference, help out around your community, and you want to experience life- changing moments, volunteering is right for you. Many organizations want to become more successful so they are looking for volunteers. Habitat For Humanity is one organization you could get involved. Plan one day a week and go volunteer.