Retirement is a time to do things on your time because you want to, not because you have to. Volunteering is a good way to stay active and connect with people in your community. However, sometimes the commitment required to volunteer can become burdensome and feel like a job. Below are five volunteer opportunities that you may enjoy and likely won’t overwhelm you with obligation.
Ready to volunteer, but not sure how to get started? Search the bulletin boards or websites of charities in your local area for volunteer opportunities or try out a volunteer database such as volunteermatch.org. Your contributions of time and service may seem small to you but have the potential to make a big difference to those who receive the benefits.
Let’s hear from you: What other volunteer opportunities have you considered?