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image Tribal Journeys 2017 August 2-4, 2017. The K'omoks First Nation is expecting the arrival of up to 80 canoes paddling from many Nations from Oregon & Washington State, all of Va...
image In preparation for the upcoming build on Lake Trail Road in Courtenay, we are looking for a couple of people who would help connect Habitat for Humanity with the faith community...
image Are you an advocate for youth? Is literacy important to you? Do you believe that everyone deserves a safe place to call home? We are looking for individuals who could help ...
image MARS volunteers are the official Timekeepers for Loggers Sports in Campbell River. We receive a donation from the organizers for providing this service. It is an important fun...

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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.