For many Delawareans this is the time of year for giving thanks, and giving back. United Way of Delaware offers volunteer opportunities for community members who want to make our state a great place to live work and play.
Here are the links to our current volunteer opportunities.
Here are some amazing facts about Volunteerism!
One out of four American’s volunteer, two out of three Americans help their neighbor according to a study performed by The Corporation for National & Community Service.
Individuals between the ages of 35 and 54 are the most likely to volunteer their time according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Volunteerism has a value of over $184 billion dollars
Volunteerism improves health by strengthening the body, improving mood, and lessening stress in participants.
Those who volunteer regularly have a 27% better chance of gaining employment.
60% of hiring managers see the act of volunteerism as a valuable asset when making recruitment decisions according to a study performed by Career Builder.
Volunteers, on average, spend 50 hours per year donating their time to the greater good.