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image Merville Community Association needs help with various administration tasks. We are looking for people to populate committees such as Fundraising, Retail, Heritage, Communicatio...
image Merville Community Association is looking for people to help with various construction projects at the Big Yellow Hall. The community of Merville is going to be 100 years old i...
image We need volunteers to help monitor the Rotary Screw Trap (RST) which is the trap that helps us to collect out-migrating salmon fry data. We will provide training, and are looki...
image The Black Creek Community Association hosts a number community-focused events throughout the year. We are in search of a volunteer photographer to attend events and capture memo...

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Benefits Of Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to stay connected with the community, stay healthy, and contribute to the local economy. There are hundreds of reasons why British Columbians contribute approximately 114 million hours each year.

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Enjoyment.

Many volunteer positions are fun, enjoyable and may even encompass your hobbies and interests.

Friends.

Volunteering is an easy way to meet new people who may have similar interests as you, and build lasting relationships in your community.

Connections.

Many volunteers find that their position helps them make new connections in their community, and allows them a networking opportunity they might not have had otherwise.

Empowerment.

An opportunity to give back to a cause that matters, and strengthen your community.

Physical Health.

Volunteerism has been shown to improve overall health, especially outdoor activities that involve physical activity.

Mental Health.

It can also be helpful in battling depression and decreasing social anxiety.

Learning and Experience.

Volunteering teaches new skills in a variety of areas, which can be directly applied to future work or life situations.
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Leadership.

Volunteerism allows you to act as a positive role model to those in your life who look up to you, and allows you to lead them by example.

Bonding.

Participating in group volunteering with family members and or friends can help you cement bonds, and improve your relationships.

Fulfillment.

Volunteering helps give you a sense of purpose and belonging, while utilizing your own unique skills and experience.