Here are a few volunteer opportunities happening in May! If you volunteer for any of these opportunities please email us a picture of yourself or your group during the event. Tag us and use the hashtag #ServeDenton for the chance to be featured on our social media platforms!
I cannot speak for all college students, but I believe many of us have some kind of meaningful experience during college that inspires us to change the world.
Sometimes though, we may become disheartened by the circumstances and realities around us that seem to limit our ability to influence all of the people, societies and institutions that make up the world. That is not to say none of us will make an impact for the benefit of many because that can still happen. However, what I think we sometimes miss that we can impact the world in which we live in through the immediate world around us—our community.
Volunteering is time consuming – that’s a fact. Sometimes, volunteering falls outside of your comfort zone. In many cases, the opportunities you hear about don’t really seem “up-your-alley.” Every person’s motivation for volunteering is different. Maybe you’re wondering, “Why should I volunteer?” No matter where you stand on volunteering, here are eight reason you should consider volunteering!