We are not just defined by our jobs.  It is important to find meaning in our lives and to contribute to society.  Getting involved with nonprofits and volunteering our time for causes that we believe in is a fantastic way to add value to your life and to help others.  There are a lot of fantastic websites that make finding meaningful nonprofit work easier.

Articles on the Benefits of Volunteering

While volunteering makes an immense difference in the lives of others there are also intrinsic benefits that can be obtained by volunteering.

 

Tips for Finding the Right Volunteer Opportunity

 

Finding volunteer opportunities

The volunteer search engines listed below are nationally run. However, there are a lot of great local organizations that match volunteers with opportunities in their communities.  An example of a local volunteering match organization in Denver Spark the Change Colorado (https://www.sparkthechangecolorado.org/).