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Transcript of Volunteering
What is volunteering?
We define volunteering as any activity that involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that aims to benefit the environment or someone (individuals or groups) other than, or in addition to, close relatives. Central to this definition is the fact that volunteering must be a choice freely made by each individual. This can include formal activity undertaken through public, private and voluntary organisations as well as informal community participation.
Give something back to an organization that has impacted on a person's life, either directly or indirectly
Make a difference to the lives of others
Help the environment
Help others less fortunate or without a voice
Feel valued and part of a team
Spend quality time away from work or a busy lifestyle
Gain confidence and self-esteem
Meeting new people and making new friends
A chance to socialize
Getting to know the local community
Benefits Of Volunteering:
My experience as a Volunteer:
Benefits of volunteering:
Volunteering connects you to others
Volunteering is good for your mind and body
Volunteering can advance your career
Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life
Your chance to make a real difference to someone’s life
Opens up an exciting network of people and experiences
Volunteering In UAE:
I have been volunteering for 3 years..
I improved my self confidence..
I've learned how to deal with children, old people..
I gained moral values like Responsibility, Patient, and Self esteem..
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