I feel better about myself when I volunteer.
I feel like I am supported.
Volunteering provides me with an opportunity to give back to the community.
As a volunteer you may want to work behind the scenes. You may want to join the board of directors, help with administrative duties or work directly with the people helping the health centre deliver its programs and services.
Benefits of Volunteering
While there is no hard research to prove that volunteering extends life expectancy, there are certainly indications that it enhances personal well-being. In fact, we like to think of volunteering as one of the best health promotion initiatives we offer. Volunteers have told us that volunteering at the health centre has benefited them in the following ways: