Published on November 21st, 2014 | by Balanced Family0
Why Millennials and Baby Boomers Should Volunteer in Their Communities
The holidays are a time of coming together and giving thanks. However, people are giving more thanks during the holidays. It’s the most popular time of year for Americans to make charitable donations, such as non-perishable food items, furniture, and clothing donations among many other things.
As such, the holiday season is the busiest time of year all charities, especially organizations that pick up donations as local residences and businesses. The influx of extra donations requires all hands and deck, which is why the holiday season is the perfect time to get involved with local charity or organizations that pick up donations.
Millennials and baby boomers may seem like they have nothing in common. They were each born into much different worlds. However, in actuality, they have one very important thing in common among others; they’re both in transitory stages in their lives. Millennials, having graduated into a post-recession competitive job market may find it difficult to carve their own career path or find their niche. On the other hand, baby boomers are facing or have already retired, which is another important milestone in life.
Volunteering is perfect for millennials and baby boomers. It gives the millennials who are struggling to find work the opportunity to gain invaluable life experience and it allows baby boomers to reinvent themselves and find meaning in retirement. Millennials can use this time to explore different career fields and build their professional network. Often times, volunteering manifests into a full time job opportunity. On the other hand, retirees can enjoy being an active part of their community, and working with others towards a common goal. Read more. Helpful info also found here.