We're all about bettering ourselves in the new year, but here is something you should try that will not just help you, but the world around you. Volunteering provides a numerous amount of personal benefits, from learning new skills to expanding your social network. Interested in a career change? Volunteering allows you to explore your options without having to sacrifice your current position. In addition to the personal satisfaction you get from donating your time, you're actually making the world a better place by helping your community. There are countless ways you can help out, with opportunities available to suit anyone's interests. Sites like VolunteerMatch and Catchafire match your skills and passions with nonprofits looking for help, but here are a few worthy causes to get you started.