by Vanntha Hon
Donating your time supporting a cause you like and benefiting others or society is something you will proudly do without regrets. They will enrich your life, familiarize you with your community, and increase your connection to the people around you and other ideas in society. Moreover, it will have a positive impact on the mindsets of the younger generation and their views on sharing or engaging in volunteering work. Engaging your community is an opportunity for you to grow, change people’s perceptions and make a difference in the community.
No matter how busy you are with your work or study, you can take some time to contribute to your community in some volunteering work such as planting trees, sanitation, caring for the environment, etc. Volunteering your time to help improve your community is an important contribution to social development that we all can do; moreover, it can also help build and increase your confidence. Meanwhile, you will also get a special feeling of being able to help those around you to make a positive change in their lives and lifestyles.
Your participation is very beneficial to you and your community. A sense of belonging, such as participating in a project that contributes to society, can give you a sense of accomplishment and meaning. Volunteering builds self-esteem, promotes leadership, gives purpose and sense of contribution, enhances social support, increase social network and develops new skills.