Impact of volunteering

Volunteers building houses. Photo: Hoby NYE, Flickr

International Volunteer Day is held each year on 5 December as a unique chance for organizations to celebrate and recognize volunteer’s efforts. 

Article
Benjamin Mathes, CEO of Urban Confessional. Image: Urban Confessional

Urban Confessional organises an event to be hosted in cities around the US and abroad. At the moment they already have 2000 US-based volunteers.

Article

Laura Casas shares her thoughts on the true motivations of many volunteers and the non-profit organisations hosting them.

Opinion

Roger Buch explains that volunteering has a lot of positive societal effects because of how it impacts its beneficiaries’ well-being. This means that the situation of children, aged people or even rivers and forests that benefit from volunteering clearly improves.

Opinion

Simon Hill explains us how volunteering has both economic and social value whilst also bringing benefits to volunteers themselves.

Opinion