Do you still have doubts about the benefits of volunteering? Here are some reasons why you should consider it:

  1. Volunteering helps you discover and understand different realities that you would otherwise not know existed.
     
  2. It reinforces the development of empathy, vital for social coexistence.
     
  3. Improved self-esteem of the volunteer and increased levels of oxytocin, the pleasure hormone.
     
  4. It enables you to apply your knowledge or work experience to a different environment and helps you acquire new professional skills.
     
  5. Practical development of values such as community involvement, social inclusion, generosity and gratitude, as well as resilience and teamwork.
     
  6. The volunteer becomes an agent of social change and helps make a mark on a better world.