For those that volunteer, connections happen instantly with both the community and people that you meet while volunteering. Volunteering brings like-minded, altruistic people together to support their community. Volunteers report feeling less stressed and having a more positive view of themselves and those around them. What are some of the things you can do to build a connection to your community through volunteering?
Volunteering can be the first step to an amazing connection to the community and the people that surround you. It’s a way to connect with your community again, or for the first time since the pandemic began. To get started, contact your local Volunteer office.
Volunteers play a major role in the daily life of the Marine Corps community. Volunteering offers vital help to people, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer.
New beginnings, and times during summer breaks are a perfect time to volunteer!
Volunteering has an amazing ability to improve the health and well-being of those on the receiving end and have a positive effect on the volunteer. Studies show that there are six main areas of life that volunteering can have a positive impact.