Essay on Volunteers Should Not Be Rewarded

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Nowadays you can volunteer in different type of places. There are a lot of various organizations that need volunteers. What you can do to help these organizations are help clean parks, go to a foreign country to help from a natural disaster, etc. These are just some of the things you can do at these institutions. When volunteering the question is asked if people who volunteer should receive benefits or a reward for offering their service. I believe they shouldn't because if you’re receiving a benefit it becomes like a part-time job it takes the point of volunteering out of the equation. It also defies the purpose of doing it on your own free will with the purpose of doing good and helping others. First of all the definition of …show more content…
Secondly I believe when you pay a volunteer or give them a service they have a whole different mindset. When a person volunteers their mindset is to help the company or to make Difference and help those in need. When you pay an individual they might not like the task they have been handed and they work as hard or as fast as the person who came to volunteer and can slow the organization down. Adrian Johnson belives‘‘People should not volunteer thinking they will be rewarded or compensated; they should help others because they want to make a difference in others' lives. Providing incentives sends the message that people should volunteer only if they are gaining something in return."This changes on how people view volunteering

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