Although the definition of volunteering suggests freely offer to do something, you get priceless benefits by volunteering at your university. Some of them are:
Boost your résumé
Having co-curriculum achievements is a boon to your résumé. A good company never focuses only on your academic achievements but also on your non-academic skills. So, fill your résumé with enough achievements to attract successful jobs to yourself.
Enhance your skills
Volunteering in the events or projects of your interest can help you elevate your skills and may even help you to choose your passion based on your hobbies or skills.
Volunteering not only helps you boost your skills but also helps you to build the quality of working as a team. Teamwork is an important aspect in every field, whether you are a job person, working on some group project, a sportsperson or an entrepreneur. So, learning to work in a team takes you one step closer to become successful.
Being a leader is not a piece of cake. There are a lot of responsibilities for a leader. He/she has to be quick in decision making and should be ready to take the risk. These traits can be developed by volunteering social and even in-campus events.
Great exposure to successful members of society is one of the best things about volunteering. Volunteering in different events and projects helps you widen your circle. You may get in contact with the higher authorities of your college premises, honourable members of the society, political leaders, famous personalities or even big and successful entrepreneurs.
As your circle widens, you get in contact with a lot of people and great personalities and may even get in their good books and so they will not hesitate to provide your reference for jobs and projects you might be dying for.
So, make volunteering your passion and start learning and achieving your goals. Start widening your circle around successful personalities and get constant motivation from them.