Benefits Of Volunteering At St. David 's Medical Center

848 WordsNov 29, 20154 Pages
Anne Frank once said, “no one has ever become poor by giving.” “Giving” incorporates so many things: giving money, giving food, giving clothes, giving gifts, etc. Personally, I see time as the most significant thing one can give to others. Volunteering is, at its core, giving your time to help others. Volunteering has always been a big part of my life; at a younger age I would help the ladies in the cafeteria serve lunch after Sunday school and clean up the main hall afterwards, in high school I was in organizations that presented me with ample opportunities to volunteer, and presently I still manage to volunteer every semester in college. Aside from keeping volunteering as a constant aspect of my life, I would like to volunteer at St. David’s Medical center because I would be able to learn about working in a hospital and in the medical field as I volunteer. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in biology and graduate school is a must, but I have yet to decide of medical school is the path I want to embark on. Volunteering at a medical center would give me the insight on not only particular jobs in various departments, but I would also have the privilege of experiencing the atmosphere of a hospital. This experience would be a true blessing in so many ways. Helping others and giving back is always my main goal when volunteering. Understanding the story behind the cause and having the ability to empathize is a big part of every volunteer job. Knowing that your
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