Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. While it’s true that the more you volunteer, the more benefits you’ll experience, volunteering doesn’t have to involve a long-term commitment or take a huge amount of time out of your busy day. Giving in even simple ways can help others those in need and improve your health and happiness.
- By Volunteering you will connect with others in your community. Your support will help make our communities better and you can meet a wide variety of people from all walks of life.
- Volunteering and working with others can have a profound effect on your overall psychological well-being. Volunteering is shown to increase self-confidence and provide a sense of purpose.
- Volunteering makes you happy. The more we give, the happier we feel.
- Volunteering can help you gain career experience and teach you valuable job skills. Whether you are interested in trying something new or finding volunteer activities aligned with your interests and hobbies, we might have a terrific volunteer opportunity for you.
- Volunteering helps you stay physically healthy.
Whether you are younger, older, a person with a disability, a member of a visible minority group, a woman or an advocate of diversity and inclusion, you can be assured that you will be welcomed and valued in our center. The Sesheme Foundation’s commitment to fund even more programs that create vibrant, culturally rich and inclusive communities across the GTA will only be possible with the support of our volunteers, partners and community stakeholders.
To learn more about our current volunteer opportunities email firstname.lastname@example.org