1. The joy of giving
Working hard day after day can be very stressful. People need a sense of purpose and a respite from their daily routine, at least from time to time. Here is where charity team building events can play an important part. These events bring all the employees together in a large team, where they work toward a common goal. Regardless of the goal established for the team building event, employees will feel they have a purpose, that their actions are not futile, but are even rewarded, and, most of all, they will experience the joy of giving.

2. A surge of optimism
No matter how successful your employees are at work, these satisfactions tend to wear thin over time. Nobody can be in top shape all the time, which is why a well deserved break is a great way for people to unwind and forget about their usual tasks and responsibilities.

When they are engaged together in charity team building events, employees have the possibility to relax by doing something they enjoy and can embrace. This much needed respite offers employees the opportunity to regain their lost optimism and come back at work with fresh perspectives, which does wonders for the entire company.

3. Creating a large happy team
People can suffer emotionally when they are overworked, but also when they feel they are left behind, while everybody else is doing something. Charity team building gives you the opportunity to engage all your employees and have them form a large happy team where everybody brings their contribution and is content to do so. Friendships can be created and back at the workplace these new found relationships can contribute to the overall success of the company.

4. Low cost activities
Team building for charity can mean many different things. It is not always about giving away money. People feel they are more important when they can actively contribute to make other people’s lives better, for instance, by fixing bikes for kids, or baking cookies for a retirement home, and other similar activities. A charity team building event doesn't have to involve spending lots of money - it's the hands on involvement that counts.

5. Working towards a common goal
Consider charity team building events as great opportunities for having employees work together towards a common goal. This will act as a training session for challenges they will have to meet at work as well. There is nothing better than motivated workers who have all the reasons to work well together towards meeting common goals. In the long run this will translate into great winnings for the company, and your happy employees will contribute to the success of your enterprise.

Author's Bio: 

Rob Jackson is President of Magnovo Training Group, a soft-skills training company focusing on corporate team building, presentation training and leadership development. Rob has been a speaker and trainer for over 20 years specializing in public speaking, personality profiles, sales training, management, and team building. He has served as President and Chairman on several Executive Leadership boards. In addition to being a Certified DiSC Trainer, Rob has logged hundreds of instructional classroom hours. He is the author of Campfire Leadership, which explores effective leadership from a personality perspective. For more information please visit http://www.magnovo.com.