According to the Independent Sector, the average value of a volunteer’s time in 2015 in the US was $23.56. The amounts differed by state with the low (Arkansas) of $19.14 and the high (Washington DC) of $38.77.
More than 60 million Americans volunteered nearly 8 billion hours of service in 2014. When translated into monetary terms, that’s over 180 billion dollars. In one year.
Giving time matters.