According to Statistics Canada, 58% of Canadians aged between 15 to 24 have volunteered at least once in a year. On average, these volunteers have devoted 130 hours each year.
BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING
Volunteers are able to develop important career and life skills such as interpersonal and communication skills. For employers, many look at volunteering experiences as a way to measure applicants' character. Finally, volunteers play a crucial role in building vibrant and active community.
"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?"