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Community Service

What is Community Service/Volunteer Work?

Non-paid service or activity done for the benefit of others.  This can be in your local community or help a cause far from home.  

Why should I do Community Service/ Volunteer Work?

Engaging in community service provides you with the opportunity to become an active member of your community and has a lasting, positive impact on society at large. 

  Benefits of volunteering:

  • connects you to others, helps you make new friends and contacts, and increases your social and relationship skills. 

  • can increase self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment.

  • your role as a volunteer can also give you a sense of pride and identity. And the better you feel about yourself, the more likely you are to have a positive view of your life and future goals.

  • can advance your career, provide career experience and teach you valuable job skills. Community service or volunteerism enables you to acquire life skills and knowledge, as well as provide a service to those who need it most. 

Consider the following: 

  • passion 

  • hobby 

  • talent

  • future career interest

Consider the following: 

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