Sunday, December 25, 2011

(Guest Article) How Volunteering Services Strengthen Disadvantaged Communities?

by John Milly      

Before we take a concise walk tossing some light on the diverse benefits of sacred Volunteering services, let’s get ourselves acquainted with the facets and how these services robustly play a role in the overall development of needy communities.To begin with, we shall heal the world and make it a better place for the entire generation. What do we derive from the mentioned statement? There can be a plethora of answers lying in the minds of those zealous individual that dynamically think about the progress of those who have been adversely affected by the severe after effects of the Mother Nature and are left poverty-stricken. They have been living under the bright blue sky and are not bestowed with the basic amenities that are needed to survive on this planet such as food, housing, shelter, education, nourishment and the list is endless.

When the Almighty was on the brink of creating this massive universe, he had a fair idea that everybody would be equal and that no human would ever have to crave about certain things needed to stay alive. We have been given only one life and it should be used for the welfare of under-privileged societies.


Now, the question arises as to how we can cater to their diverse needs. Getting in touch with an organization that deals with volunteering services is a wise decision. These organizations are operating globally and welcome those individuals that are passionate about giving their time and sharing their knowledge with the poor communities.
There can be several definitions of “Volunteer”, but there is no universal agreement as they are broadly classified according to different organizations.


What is a Volunteer?


volunteer is a person that has a spirit of service, ingenuity, compassion for human pain, strong ethical values, the ability to work in a team, and a social conscience. They vigorously practice harmony, leadership, good interpersonal relationships, discipline, communication skills and care for others.


There are countless people around the world who take a great sense of pride when it comes to rendering their pious services for helping those who have been living below poverty line or supporting a noble cause. Volunteering services gladly assist those activities that are meant to develop the community that’s been totally under-privileged. Opting for such services provide one various benefits and they truly prove to be a stepping stone if he or she would like to work abroad. These services provide you an edge over others. It would certainly not be wrong to state that working for a noble cause is equivalent to serving the Lord.


What motivates a person to opt for volunteering services?


Volunteers perform their work for two reasons:


For personal reasons – to feel that they can be useful for others, to know and to come across new experiences, to construct new relationships, and to gladly work with others.
For reasons that are righteous and principled. They drive in them a sense to comprehend the needs and problems of others. They want to perform those tasks that will change the world.

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(This article is from Amazines.com)