Is This the Right Time for You to Volunteer?


Whether you’re preparing to retire and are contemplating the next stage in your life, or whether you’re still working but are looking for additional ways to enrich your life, a volunteer position in the right organization might be just what you need.

Photo of John Lipp with Primo by Richard Fisk

Save the Date

On Sunday, August 28th at 2:00 pm, volunteer advocate John L. Lipp will be speaking about the benefits of volunteerism at the Belmont Library. Lipp has advice not just on the myriad of volunteer opportunities on the Peninsula, but also speaks to ways that volunteers themselves can enhance their experience.

The Right Place and the Right Time

Finding the right fit is crucial. Making that connection with co-workers who inspire goes a long way toward cementing a meaningful experience. And, always remembering to find the right balance between your not-for-profit work and your personal life is as important for volunteers as it is for paid employees.

Educate Yourself!

To hear more about fulfilling volunteer experiences, don’t miss this entertaining talk at the Belmont Library. A reception with light refreshments will precede the talk and give you an opportunity to meet others who are considering volunteering their time for a good cause.

Photo credit: Photo of John Lipp with Primo by Richard Fisk


Author Bio:

Even though Kathleen B. is a third generation immigrant, the passion for life-long education has not worn off. The public library embodies this ideal in an arena that invites engagement from all ages, ethnicities and social classes.

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