What’s Your Reason for Volunteering?
Volunteering is a massive force that brings real value to our community through the fostering of real human connections and a belief that an individual can make a visible, meaningful difference. Alberta volunteers, on average, contribute over 300 million hours to the provincial economy every year—the equivalent of 178,000 full-time jobs, or upwards of 8 billion dollars.
Volunteerism, and the sense of meaning it generates, can also have a positive effect on mental and physical health. Becoming engrossed in personally meaningful volunteer work has been proven to expand skill sets such as leadership, communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
What Does FuseSocial do for Volunteerism?
At FuseSocial, we believe in being present within our community to make personal connections with both volunteers and organizations. We strive to foster volunteerism within the RMWB and create a large network of volunteers and opportunities with local organizations. FuseSocial supports this belief through offering one-on-one support and stewarding the Wood Buffalo Volunteer Centre.
What does the Wood Buffalo Volunteer Centre do?
1. Streamlines the process to recruit, engage, and appropriately match skilled volunteers, including mass volunteer coordination, needed for recovery efforts and disaster risk reduction within the community benefit sector.