Benefits of Volunteering

Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise. Volunteers are the backbone of all local non-profits:
Volunteering can help you:

  •     Make important networking contacts
  •     Learn or develop skills
  •     Teach your skills to others
  •     Enhance your résumé
  •     Gain work experience
  •     Build self-esteem and self-confidence
  •     Improve your health
  •     Meet new people
  •     Feel needed and valued
  •     Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past from an organization
  •     Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community
  •     Make a difference in someone’s life
  •     Improves the likelihood that children will volunteer as an adult

Content courtesy of liveunited.org

To find a local volunteer opportunity visit:

Volunteer Caregivers

Love INC of Linn County

Retired Senior Volunteer Program 

Fish of Albany

Habitat for Humanity

Jackson Street Youth Shelter 

City of Albany 

Boys & Girls Club of Albany

HandsOn Willamette

Or complete the form below, and we will put you on our list for any up and coming events we may know of.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering.