TYPE OF ACTIVITY: SHORT, MEDIUM AND LONG TERM
Time: 10-20 Hours per month depending on the activity
Cost: Time only
STEP 1 – VOLUNTEER
STEP 2 – SHOW UP AT YOUR DESIGNATED TIME AND PLACE. IT ADDS CREDIBILITY
How to choose where to volunteer.
How much time do you have available and when are you most likely to have fee time?
Have you or your family been affected by a particular illness or problem? If so, you may have empathy for this group.
What are your interests: cultural, health, education?
Do you like children, have a rapport with the elderly?
Are you patient? If not, working with the disabled or adult learners may not be for you.
Do you want to work with those in need or behind the scenes?
What special skills can you offer?
AVOID CHARITIES THAT MAY BE CONTROVERSIAL
A Realtor of Realty Executives in Tucson is “on call to provide disaster relief one week eveyr month through the local chapter of the American Red Cross.
She also founded a program that provides homeless people with basic toiletries and warm winter clothing.
Another Realtor in Glendale, AZ founded a holiday gift program that delivered 25,000 gifts to needy children and adults.