Filling up your time with voluntary work is a great way to learn new skills. When you do voluntary work you are not going to be getting paid so there is some less pressure there. This is something that should be fun and flexible, you do not want to do voluntary work that is going to add stress to your life.
There are thousands of organizations out there that need your help. They are always looking for people who are willing to do voluntary work. Without volunteers then many organizations would fail right away. Getting out and volunteering in your community is a great way to try and give back. There are many in need right in your own city and getting out to try and help them can bring so many unexpected rewards to you as well. It isn’t just about helping others sometimes when you do that you too also get the chance to help yourself.
From bringing new joy into your life with those experiences or new people to meet. There are new chances to gain skills and see new things, try new things that you have not done before. Great people are out there to meet and new friends that you can connect with through doing voluntary work. There are multiple benefits that can come with doing voluntary work in your own community. Finding the right place though to do that work means thinking about what you want out of it. But also thinking about what you can give, how much time, how many resources. How far can you drive etc? These are questions to think about when thinking about starting any voluntary work. Know how much you are ready to give so that you do not end up putting yourself into a undesirable situation that you want out of.