Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer


#10: It’s good for you.

Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It:
  • Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns.
  • Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one’s fate, strengthen the immune system.

#9: It saves resources.

Volunteering provides valuable community services so more money can be spent on client services

#8: Volunteers gain professional experience.

You can test out a career.  Read this story about our Volunteer Manager, Gavin Watt

#7: It brings people together.

The volunteer community at NK Fishline unites people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal:  assisting our community in need.  Volunteers learn camaraderie and teamwork.  

#6: It promotes personal growth and self esteem.

Understanding community needs helps foster empathy and self-efficacy.

#5: Volunteering strengthens your community.

Volunteering helps to support, strengthen, and improve your community. 

#4: You learn a lot.

Volunteers learn things like these:
  • Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth.
  • Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local resources available to solve community needs.

#3: You get a chance to give back.

People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about.

#2: Volunteering encourages civic responsibility.

Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community and the people who live in it.

#1: You make a difference.

Every person counts!
Visit our webpage to read more about volunteering at NK Fishline.  Contact our Volunteer Manager to ask questions about volunteering.