Through first hand experience of Pro Bono O.R. I can see why 'volunteering makes sense'. Both the volunteers and the organisations benefit from the volunteer placement. Volunteers have said it gives them a sense of achievement, builds their networks, enables them to practice their skills in a different arena, enhances their CV and gives them a 'feel good factor'. The organisations have benefited from free skilled volunteering that has provided lasting impact and really made a difference.
This great blog from Hannah Morton-Hedges talks further about 'Why volunteering makes sense', from greater employability, confidence, diversity to reward. Read the full article here