Benefits to volunteering:
Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on your community. 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.
Some reasons to volunteer are: to learn or develop a new skill; make important networking contacts; be part of your community; motivation and sense of achievement; enhance your resume; gain work experience; make a difference in someone’s life; new interests and hobbies; new experiences; and meeting a diverse range of people.
Volunteer of the year:
Sarah began her involvement with Youth Diversion as a VIP student through the University of Windsor in 2015. She has greatly contributed to the success of our agency. Throughout her involvement with Youth Diversion, Sarah has volunteered as an intake worker, in addition to assisting with the LOSS Program and a guest speaker in Rebound. As a volunteer, Sarah has demonstrated her commitment to our youth, staff, and programs while upholding the values of our agency. Sarah has assisted with several fundraisers, including: Windsor SOUP, Chuck E Cheese, Police Week, and Comedy Night in addition to supporting Youth Diversion in the community. In all of her roles, she remains punctual, reliable, and maintains excellent communication skills. Sarah exemplifies commitment, consistent hard work, a positive energy, humour, and compassion in all that she does. She is truly invaluable to all that we do at Youth Diversion.