People choose to volunteer at the City of Brownsville for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. Regardless of the motivation, what unites them all is that they find it both challenging and rewarding.
Below are some of the reasons people choose to volunteer for the City of Brownsville.
For some, volunteering can be a route to employment, or a chance to try something new which may lead to a career change. From this perspective, volunteering can be a way of: Gaining new skills, knowledge and experience
Volunteers help with daily operations at the Brownsville Animal Shelter, help to raise awareness of the animals needing homes, and help to create a positive impact on the rate of adoptions.
If you like outdoor activities, you'll enjoy volunteering with parks and recreation. You'll have the opportunity to participate in many of the programs and activities of this department
The Keep Brownsville Beautiful initiative promotes community involvement and a chance for you to assist your neighbors in need. As a volunteer, you'll be helping meet goals and help increase community engagement.
There are volunteer opportunities at the Library for all ages! Have a go at shelving books and learning some of the behind-the-scenes activities that go on in the library.