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You will be interviewing and speaking with residents in long term care facilities getting their feedback on what life is like in care. You will be trained before going in. Pleas...
image The 2016 Simon's Cycles YANA Ride will be host to 600 cyclists of all ages and abilities taking part in this fun and challenging ride through the beautiful Comox Valley. Routes ...
image Kitty Cat P.A.L Society needs volunteers for the Comox Valley Exhibition (Fall Fair). Have fun! Get a day pass to the fair! Help raise funds for feral and abandoned cats and kit...
image The 34th annual Filberg Festival will take place July 29 to August 1, 2016. The FHLPA is needing volunteers pre/post Festival as well as during Festival for a variety of dynami...

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Benefits Of Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to stay connected with the community, stay healthy, and contribute to the local economy. There are hundreds of reasons why British Columbians contribute approximately 114 million hours each year.

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Enjoyment.

Many volunteer positions are fun, enjoyable and may even encompass your hobbies and interests.

Friends.

Volunteering is an easy way to meet new people who may have similar interests as you, and build lasting relationships in your community.

Connections.

Many volunteers find that their position helps them make new connections in their community, and allows them a networking opportunity they might not have had otherwise.

Empowerment.

An opportunity to give back to a cause that matters, and strengthen your community.

Physical Health.

Volunteerism has been shown to improve overall health, especially outdoor activities that involve physical activity.

Mental Health.

It can also be helpful in battling depression and decreasing social anxiety.

Learning and Experience.

Volunteering teaches new skills in a variety of areas, which can be directly applied to future work or life situations.
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Leadership.

Volunteerism allows you to act as a positive role model to those in your life who look up to you, and allows you to lead them by example.

Bonding.

Participating in group volunteering with family members and or friends can help you cement bonds, and improve your relationships.

Fulfillment.

Volunteering helps give you a sense of purpose and belonging, while utilizing your own unique skills and experience.