April is National Volunteer Month
Volunteering is good for others and for you!
We often showcase the benefits Spark’s workplace-based mentoring program brings to students in the middle grades. But, did you know mentors also benefit from volunteering?
- 73% of Spark mentors have an increased motivation and appreciation for their job
- 74% of Spark mentors believe that participating in the program has challenged them and helped them to develop new skills such as communication, leadership and collaboration
- 82% of Spark mentors feel closer to their community after participating in Spark
More broadly, research indicates that those who volunteer are healthier and more likely to live longer!
Build your resume, hone your leadership skills and share your profession! Reap the benefits of volunteering and learn more about mentoring with Spark.