Well I've been volunteering at a crisis line for about 8 months. I find it to be challenging much of the time, but it is also very rewarding. I can't go into any details, but my most frightening and rewarding experience was putting my suicide intervention training to practical use.
I've been thinking of doing some more volunteer work that involves less committment, like donating blood or working for a night at a soup kitchen. Ideally I would love to travel elsewhere and do volunteer work just helping the environment or people somehow. I haven't yet looked into it; I'm not sure how realistic it would be for me or if I would qualify for anything considering I'm unilingual and am not good with kids or a doctor or anything haha i guess that just leaves grunt work for me.
I look forward to reading other people's replies!
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