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    Volunteering has changed how I live; my life has changed how I volunteer. I am an individual who loves getting involved in just about everything, but I have had to learn how to do so for the right reasons. Now I see volunteering as an opportunity to serve and care for others, but in the past I did not have such an altruistic attitude. Fortunately my initial experiences as a volunteer have not only changed my attitudes, character and skills for the better but have also changed my reasons for volunteering. My first volunteering activities were within my elementary school. These were often simple jobs like helping in the primary lunchroom, cleaning and organizing the library or even facilitating school-wide activity days. Whatever task came…

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    Volunteering Reflection

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    Volunteering here at the hospital was not a walk on the beach, but more of a bi-polar weather day of Oregon. At times it was nice and sunny, hailed, snowed, hurricane, cloudy and then back to sunshine with clear skies. It wasn’t exactly what I had expected, more intense. I really appreciate what our hospital workers around the world have to deal with and fix. Along with all other employers I now truly understand the struggle of getting bad hours, finding a ride, and having of pulled the shortest…

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    The Effects of Volunteering on the Volunteer Volunteering is an activity which involves assisting others and coming to the aid of those in need. It is a compassionate and selfless act. By volunteering, the volunteer typically improves the life of others. The volunteer is not gaining anything financially, nor is he or she looking to obtain any financial gains. He or she is only seeking to lend a helping hand to those who are in need of it most. Though volunteering is a marvelous way to help…

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    As I ponder on the possibilities of volunteering my options seem infinite. Thousands of agencies supply help through disasters whether that being protecting endangered animals, assisting communities suffering through a time of shock, or aid for families who are individually facing times of adversity. In my search for an agency, I wanted to find somewhere I could begin volunteering today. The American National Red Cross provides me with this best opportunity to start volunteering now. Deciding…

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    workforce need to be focusing their energy on more important work. We have placed so much emphasis on materialistic items that we’ve gotten away from what’s important. Giving back to the community is one of the most gratifying and self-fulfilling experiences that one can have. When we have teenagers who waste so much time on media devices, why shouldn’t mandatory volunteering be implemented so that our children can have more meaningful experiences? Mandatory volunteering should be instituted…

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    What do people get out of volunteering when there are no tangible benefits? Regardless of motive, giving your time to help the community is valuable and can have a great impact for humanity. People volunteer all around the world for multiple reasons. Some volunteer as a way to gain recognition in the community, build relationships with people (networking), or give them a sense of purpose. Recognition can be one intangible benefit of volunteering. For example, in order for some military…

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    Volunteering Should Be Mandatory Volunteering is a special unpaid activity that people spend their time to help different organizations. One of the best aspects of volunteering is that everybody can be a volunteer regardless of age, background or disability. In most countries, one type of volunteering- mandatory volunteering is widely used. This program requires participants to perform a certain number of hours in the community and it is usually used to graduate from high school or to…

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    program to analyze. Outreach360 is an organization that is focused on making an effort to create volunteering opportunities around the world. It should be known that volunteering is a perfect excuse for anyone to have an effect on another community as well as benefit themselves in one way or another. There are so many benefits to volunteering that many people don’t realize can be so valuable to them. First, it gives you the ability to increase your skill development. Volunteering helps you…

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    often depicted as people in hard hats building houses and walking dogs at a local shelter. However, with the demand for quality volunteers, is there another option for organizations? Could the answer be people sitting behind computer screens and web cameras? As the new generation quickly approaches, the trend of virtual, or on-line, volunteers is becoming a popular and viable option. Tools, such as social media, can be used to link the cause with the work force. While there are challenges and…

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    My application would be incomplete if I did not tell you about some of my morals and beliefs. I volunteer and the Real Life Center, a local food bank, every Thursday. I volunteer there because I believe that aiding your community is the best thing a person can do, and when you help your community they will help you in your time of need. I volunteer because it challenges me both mentally and physically. Those are the two most important things a person can do each day to better themselves as a…

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