Reasons to Volunteer
by Patty Salo Downs, Junior League of Duluth sustainer
  • Free on the job training without getting paid
  • If you’re bored with your life or job it may be a sanity saver
  • Great way to meet new people and network with others
  • It is a way to discover what you like to do and what you’re good at
  • It is a great way to discover what you don’t like to do as well
  • Provides adventure. You don’t know what to expect
  • Provides a safe area to grow both personally and professionally
  • Great way to build up confidence
  • It’s a way to positively influence the lives of others
  • You can make a difference in our community
  • You may work your way into a job
  • It is a great way to learn by doing
  • It can provide an outlet for excess time and energy