#2013alive: Prep for Volunteering Next Week


#2013alive: Prep for Volunteering Next Week

We’re getting ready for week 3 of August of 12 Months of Wellness: volunteering!

This week for our 12 Months of Wellness journey, we had fun in our communities! Now, we’re getting ready for next week—volunteering!

There are so many reasons why we should volunteer: it helps build our resumes and portfolios, we can make a difference in our communities and support a cause we believe in, we can make friends, and it’s even good for our health.

How to get ready

Find out where you’d like to offer your services! Some places that often look for volunteers include

  • environmental groups
  • advocacy groups for social issues
  • food banks or soup kitchens
  • animal shelters
  • ongoing or one-time festivals or events
  • places of worship
  • community gardens or parks/green spaces
  • theatres, museums, or art galleries
  • seniors’ centres
  • youth organizations and sports teams
  • women’s shelters
  • political parties

Follow us!

How are you exploring your town? Drop us a line via blog or Facebook comments, or by using the Twitter hashtag #2013alive to tell us. And be sure to download our August goal sheet to help follow along!

Plus, tune in to find out how we’re doing by checking our ongoing Twitter, Facebook, and blog posts.


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