Volunteering for your condo corporation as part of a committee or as a director is more than just a way to pass the time. It offers numerous benefits.
Protects Your Investment
Serving as a director allows you to be involved in deciding how the corporation is managed including how property maintenance and issues are handled. You hear discussions about the pros and cons for decisions. Your direct access to other directors opens the door to advocating for investments, social programming and other opportunities to improve your lifestyle and protect your property investment.
Improve and Expand Relationships
Volunteering as a director or on a committee is a great way to meet neighbors. It helps broaden your network, find those with common interests and build lifelong friendships.
Improve Your Health
Volunteering is a great way to improve your health. It affects your physical, mental and emotional well-being. It can help to manage and reduce stress levels.
Volunteering is an opportunity to develop and refine skills. When applying for a job or seeking a promotion, volunteer work can be as important as job experience. Business management, planning, public speaking, communication and finance are among the skills utilized as a condo director.
People who are partially employed, between jobs, fully employed or retired can benefit from volunteering for their condo corporation. Even the busiest of people benefit from volunteering to help their community.