Do You Know the Benefits of Volunteering?

Do You Know the Benefits of Volunteering?

Did you know there are many benefits of volunteering?

  • Volunteering provides mental and physical rewards.  It makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism and joy strengthen the immune system.
  • It saves resources.  Volunteering provides valuable community services so more money can be spent where it counts!  According to Independent Sector, the value of a volunteer hour in California is $27.59 (2015 data).
  • Volunteers are able to explore new areas of interest and develop skills while learning from others.  Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”
  • It brings people together and strengthens the community.  Volunteers assist in uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal.
  • You get a chance to give back!  People like to support community resources that benefit people they care about.
  • You make a difference.  Every person counts!

If you’d like to volunteer at Glenmoor, please visit our Events page to read about the event and program offerings.  Questions about an event?  Contact email hidden; JavaScript is required, PTA President.  Would you like to chair an event?  Visit our Team page to see all the open positions.

We appreciate YOU and all you do for the students and teachers at Glenmoor Elementary!

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September 12, 2016