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Reasons to Volunteer

Reasons to Volunteer


As many of you know, the Downtown Excelsior Partnership is a volunteer driven organization.  So we wanted to share some of the greatest benefits to volunteering with us!

It’s Good For Your Health
Seriously, it is!  Studies have shown that when you stop thinking about your own problems and focus on something other than yourself, your stress levels start to decrease, your immune system is strengthened and your level of life satisfaction increases.  So, come join us!  Be happy and healthy!

It’s a Career Booster
It’s a great way to boost your resume!  It helps you creative a positive impression, make you more innovative, creative and gives you a broader range of skills.

Learn New Skills
Employers loves candidates with a large range of soft skills and luckily, volunteering is sure to give you plenty of those!

A Real-World Experience
You’ll gain hands-on experiences in the real world!  You get to pick your passion and then you get to live your dream in real life when you choose to volunteer!

You Make A Difference
Volunteering allows you to vote every single day about the kind of community you want to live in.  It gives you the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than yourself and use your civic responsibility for the greater good!

Giving Back to a Cause You Believe In
Your reason for volunteering should begin where your passions lie.  Let your love for whatever it may be create positive change in your community!

Change Someone’s Life
What better reason is there to volunteer?  Your actions, whether big of small will have an impact on someone’s life.  That is seriously powerful stuff!

Make Real Connections
Volunteering lets you meet people from all walks of life.  It gives you the chance to form real relationships that can have a lasting impact on your life.  You could meet your new best friend, future business partner or have a conversation that sparks a real change in your life.

Become a Part of the Community
Becoming part of the local community is one of the most popular reasons people choose to volunteer.  Living in a community gives you a different view of the people.  

Gain a Whole New Perspective
Volunteering can change how you see your community!  You come into contact with people on a daily basis from different backgrounds and quality of lives.  This shift in perspective opens your mind to what is truly important.

It’s Fun
Of course, volunteering is not something to take lightly and should be treated with the utmost respect, but it is also fun!  It’s a reason to meet new people and make our Downtown even better!