Are you intrigued by the idea of volunteering within your com
munity? If so, there are countless opportunities available, with time commitments ranging from just a few h
ours to a few times a month. Here are a few great ideas for you to consider.
Entertaining the Elderly
As people age, they often lose a good bit of their mobility, which can lead to them being isolated from the world or those they love. One great way to volunteer is to reach out to Denver Assisted Living Communities to see if they have a need for companions for their residents. Many assisted living homes welcome visitors, especially if they are willing to read, talk, or sing with the elderly to keep them company and put them in better moods.
Working at a Homeless Shelter
Another great way to serve the community is by helping prepare or serve food at a homeless shelter. There are usually several shelters in larger communities that provide food and shelter to the homeless population, and they are almost always in need of assistance. Not only will you be serving a need for the organization, but you’ll also be given the opportunity to uplift any homeless citizens you encounter.
Sorting Clothes at a Second-Hand Store
If you’re not exactly interested in interacting with people but still want to serve, a great option is to reach out to a second-hand store to see if they need help sorting clothes. Many of these stores operate on small budgets and could greatly benefit from assistance in the back room. You helping organize clothing can help these stores continue to provide affordable clothing options for the needy.
There are plenty of ways for you to get out there and start volunteering in your community. You can directly interact with the elderly or homeless or even work at a second-hand store.