One way that makes the heart feel better is that mindset of an engaging servitude to one’s community in the form of community service. Volunteering to change other people’s life becomes the number one priority to people who value the ideals of togetherness and shared prosperity within the community at large. The most important thing I cherished about community service is the opportunity to make a mark on both local and global communities.
Many great minds and community activists see community service volunteering as an avenue to exhibit compassion show understanding and solve nagging problems by proffering veritable solutions. Volunteering and services providers can also be an effective advocacy tool.
Community service volunteering is simply the best way to showcase one’s talent and also help to improve communication skills through best practices; it is unarguably the best way to create mutual relationship among people. There are many reasons to choose community service as a distinct priority of one’s day-to-day activism of life. While some individuals engage in community service just because it is the quickest way to get noticed and be acknowledged, some others simply take it as a way of life.
Community service volunteering can also be an avenue to explore areas that interest you most. Volunteering has no time limit; you can volunteer as much as little as you’d like or have time for and still feel some intense of fulfilment which makes you happy and heart relieved. Not only is community service fun and highly rewarding, but it is also a very good way of imparting what you have learnt to many people in your community. It also looks great on a resume when seeking jobs or college application, it is sometimes required for building a solid career.
Many great futurists often emphasizes the importance of community service, how it can make a unique difference. As a youth filled with potentials, you will need to imbibe the culture of volunteering in our community to create a chance for the upcoming generation.
How can one get involved in a community development service? There are many ways to be involved in community development service, among it are:-
Identifying a problem to solve
In order to help in developing the community, the first important thing you need to do is conduct a research and intense observation on problems that need a solution in your community then choose the one you are interested to solve.
Research on how to solve the problem
Identifying a problem to solve is easy, but to solve a particular problem, you need to do some research and consult some experts to know how better you can solve the problem in your community, that is, finding out what best method to use.
Form a like-minded team to work with
Sometimes it is never good to work alone, you will certainly needs people to inspire you when there are challenges, to select a productive team there must be love, cooperation and tolerance.
The world needs more community service volunteers, you can start your journey today and tell beautiful stories in the future. As you move through life, you will always find reasons to be community service volunteer because it is extremely rewarding and makes you live a happy life.
Reference: ‘Why is community service important’, Joi Henry, Campbell High School
sophomore, 2013–2014 Youth Leadership Council –