Volunteering for youngsters is not just about a selfless act but can also mean they can understand the different social issues in society. Volunteering adds to one life's experiences and can broaden horizons. It also gives youngsters an opportunity to meet new friends, indulge in a good deed, help the needy and just attain a certain sense of life satisfaction. Enter Tholil, an event dedicated to the Tamil community in the GTA. The career expo will provide an opportunity to network with successful Tamilians from different industries; volunteers, entrepreneurs and employers. When youngsters volunteer - they are also adding value to the society as a whole. To look at it from a broader perspective, volunteering has several benefits.
1. Build your confidence:
Teens usually volunteer in places where people need help. By indulging in the basic task of helping, one gets to build their self-esteem and confidence. They also face challenging situations that they need to find solutions. In this process, they get to build their self-esteem and their problem-solving skills improve as well.
2. Explore interests:
By volunteering at different organizations and NGOs, one might be able to realize or identify their true calling. They can also discover different arenas that might interest them. From working at a hospital, an old age home, to an orphanage or a blind school - one could find an emotional connection to the activity and might find their true calling as part of the volunteering process. Tholil is a space that will have organizations from different industries and by attending the expo, one also gets to explore different avenues that one might want to explore.
3. Work Experience:
These days companies across the world are looking for candidates who have some sort of volunteer experience with them. It is an additional asset that candidates are adding to their resume. Volunteering on a long term basis is a good value addition to your resume.
4. Make new acquaintances:
By volunteering in an organization, one gets to meet with new people from different age groups. Volunteering helps build contacts and expand your network. Tholil is such an expo that will connect you to Tamilians across the GTA. The expo will help you connect to businesses, NGOS, and other organizations that might need volunteers.
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