Discover the Benefits of Volunteering


Research has shown that volunteering is good for your health.  Those individuals who regularly provide service to others have an increased sense of self-satisfaction, are more at peace, are in better physical condition, and have fewer illnesses.

Volunteering keeps the mind, body, and spirit stimulated and challenged. These are just some of the benefits that come from volunteering:

  • Personal growth
  • Updated knowledge of health care as well as hospital programs and services
  • Attendance at community education and wellness presentations
  • Interaction with community-minded, service-orientated people
  • Utilize current skills, learn new skills
  • Meet new people, make new friends
  • Better health
  • Making a real difference in the lives of others
  • Help patients and families have a positive experience while in the hospital
  • Lend your talents and experience to make a difference in someone’s life
  • A sense of peace, fulfillment, and purpose
  • For students, the opportunity to experience a career in the healthcare and other professional fields to gain experience