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Four Benefits of Volunteering with Mom’s House For Children

To volunteer is to freely offer your services and skills to help make a difference, and you can do so by helping any of the one hundred and fifty-three million orphaned and vulnerable children in the world. The benefits of volunteering with Mom’s House For Children are endless.

1. Embracing different cultures

In today’s global society, many people have the opportunity to interact with others from all over the world in their daily lives. Yet, there are still many who lack the opportunity for cultural exchange. However, by volunteering with Mom’s House For Children, be it remote or in-person, you will be able to interact with colleagues and children from various parts of the world, including Peru, South Africa and Ukraine. Doing so can offer opportunities for amazing new insights into different cultures and traditions that you would not have had the opportunity to experience otherwise. This involvement can help broaden your horizons and increase your understanding of other cultures. You will also be able to share your own culture through food, conversation, music, and much more.

2. Career enhancement

Volunteering is an invaluable experience for any career, even more so for those in the nonprofit field. Mom’s House For Children offers a collaborative and supportive environment where, as a volunteer, you can develop and improve the necessary skills for your desired career path while helping those in need. Therefore, you have the opportunity to explore your interests in a variety of areas, including marketing, communications, finance, and more.

3. Changing the lives of children

Volunteering with Mom's House For Children is an impactful way to make a difference because you will be able to give many children opportunities, they were not able to access before. The most important thing you can give to a child is a sense of belonging and self-worth. Therefore, when you volunteer, you have the opportunity to change the life of a child. You can give them an education, show them love, and help them know that they are worth something in this world. It is a chance to make a life-changing difference in the lives of many children around the world, in countries such as Peru, South Africa, and especially Ukraine. The population of orphans in Ukraine is increasing as a result of the war between Ukraine and Russia, but Mom’s House For Children has a staff of over fifty people who are available in the community and ready to assist the affected children. Some ways Mom’s House For Children has already started improving the lives of children in these countries are through sustainable food and farming programs, educational enrichment programs, and infrastructure for water systems.

4. Sense of purpose and belonging

Volunteering can be very therapeutic because it gives you a sense of belonging and purpose in life. Being a part of the Mom’s House For Children family will allow you to feel like you are part of something bigger than yourself – and that is an incredible feeling! When you volunteer, you’ll find that you feel more connected to the people around you. You will also develop friendships in the process. Making a difference in the lives of those around you will make a world of difference in your own life. You can be assured that your work will have an impact on children and communities around the world. You will get to meet amazing people from all walks of life and work together on projects that are sure to help those in need.

This past week, is National Volunteer Week and there is no better way to recognize and celebrate it than by knowing that you are making a difference in someone else's life. So, are you ready to make a commitment to support orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide?

The team at Mom’s House For Children invites you to start your journey with us and become one of our volunteers as fundraising coordinators, social media managers, donor relations interns, or administrative assistant interns.

For more information about Mom’s House For Children, click here or contact our Founder and Executive Director, Theresa Vigarino, at theresa@momshouseforchildren.org to indicate your interest in volunteering.


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