Explore your interests, share your expertise, and help others – and yourself. Research shows that volunteering has many health benefits.


A report from the Corporation for National and Community Service states that, particularly among older people, those who volunteer have been found to have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not.

Many community organizations rely on volunteers to provide support; some require no experience, some present opportunities to share your expertise, and still others offer training. If you know what you are interested in, calling to inquire about opportunities is always a good idea. If you are unsure, or are looking for ideas, click here for a list of some of the organizations that need volunteers.

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You can read about volunteers and volunteer opportunities which cover an impressive range of pursuits, among them greyhound rescuers, museum docents, art teachers, business consultants, companions, tutors, dance instructors, and gardeners.

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