Resolving to Volunteer!
It’s time to make those pesky New Year resolutions! Everyone moves into the new year with a fresh bout of passion and excitement to keep their resolution, and then, as the winter months continue to drag on, they take all that energy with them. Just like the comic, keeping those resolution can cause more stress than they seem worth! So, then, how can you make a resolution that is not only achievable but also makes a positive impact?
Health.com recently published an article on the ten healthiest and most beneficial resolutions you can make. Resolving to VOLUNTEER more made that list; check it out here: http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20452233_7,00.html
Volunteering more can be an achievable goal when you look at the different types of volunteering activities: Ongoing, One-Time, and Skill Based. By picking the volunteer opportunities that match best with your needs and schedule, you will be well on your way to achieve your New Year’s resolution!
Volunteering has been proven to increase both health and happiness. Not only does it provide you with health benefits, volunteering can also have a positive impact on your professional activities. By using your professional skills to help non-profit agencies through skill-based or leadership volunteer opportunities, you provide a necessary community service while adding to your own resume.
Making volunteering more your resolution and you will have a resolution that benefits not only you, but also your community!
Please contact the Volunteer Center of Story County at vcstory.org or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about local volunteer opportunities! Let us help you keep this year’s resolution to volunteer!