Perhaps the first and biggest benefit an individual gets from volunteering is the satisfaction of incorporating service into their lives and making a difference in their community and country.
The intangible benefits alone such as pride, satisfaction, and accomplishment are worthwhile reasons to serve. the benefits of volunteering are enormous to an Individual, their family, and their community. The right match can help the individual find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance their career. Volunteering can also help protect their mental and physical health.
Apart from helping the community and the needy, volunteering also helps the Individual cope up with daily social challenges. While some people are naturally outgoing, others are shy and have a hard time meeting new people. Volunteering gives them the opportunity to practice and develop their social skills, since they are meeting regularly with a group of people with common interests. Once the individual has momentum, it’s easier to branch out and make more friends and contacts.
An Individual could volunteer for anything, like helping poor kids with getting quality education, helping old people who have no one to go to, making the world greener by planting trees or by helping animals who have no home. There are many things an Individual could volunteer for and in return understand his potential and find his interests.
Apart from helping the community, volunteering also helps the individual:
- Develop new skills.
- Be part of the community.
- Sense of achievement.
- Boost career options.
- New interests.
- New experiences.
- Meeting a diverse range of individuals.
At J.N.N we teach our students the importance of Volunteering and encourage them to volunteer for a better India. We want each of our students to know the importance of volunteering, and in the process shaping their personality towards being a more responsible individual.