Benefits of Community Engagement

There are many benefits to being actively engaged as a citizen, from building your resume to boosting your levels of happiness, exploring career paths, learning about social issues, and broadening your world view.  To receive the most from your volunteer experience it is important to take the necessary steps in planning your experience.  For more information regarding planning your volunteer experience visit the Find a Community Partner page.

Here is some information regarding the benefits of being actively involved as a citizen:

http://www.nationalservice.gov/sites/default/files/documents/07_0506_hbr.pdf?tbl_pr_id=687

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/04/17/benefits-civic-engagement-tomorrows-leaders