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Volunteering: six unusual benefits of helping others

Hey kids, in this video we’re talking about the benefits of volunteering… for volunteers.

We may think of vulnerable people and difficult situations as the obvious beneficiaries of the efforts and skills of volunteers, but what about the volunteers themselves? Do they gain, too, beyond the rewarding feeling that they have offered support and assistance to worthy causes?

Turns out, they do. And here, Amber Melanie Smith, who heads the non-profit organisation Activate Good goes over six benefits that serving others offers to those giving freely of their time and making a change for the better.

View the original video here.

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