Getting Involved in Your Community Association

Dec 18, 2014

All residents—long-time homeowners, new residents and even renters—can contribute to making their community a great place to live by volunteering a few hours a month on any one of several association projects.

The next time you’re looking for an activity or a way to meet your neighbors, consider participating on an association committee or task force or volunteering to plan a casual neighborhood social gathering. Your ideas, time, and effort will be a valuable contribution to making a neighborhood event successful.

Your neighbors aren’t the only ones who’ll benefit from your volunteer endeavors. According to HELPGUIDE.org, volunteering can reveal untapped talents, teach new skills, introduce you to new activities, and increase your self-confidence. Participating in a community activity also can provide networking opportunities that can benefit your career and your social life.

Contact an association board member soon to ask how you can get involved in our community. Who knows? There may even be a vacancy on the association board that should be filled by someone just like you!


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