Benefits of Volunteering
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Benefits of Volunteering

Benefits of VolunteeringA little time makes a BIG difference!


The benefits of volunteering are vast. As a volunteer at Salinas Valley Memorial you will have the opportunity to learn new things, gain job experience, use innovative technologies, make friends, participate in health screenings, and enjoy special activities. Most of all, as a volunteer you will have the opportunity to nourish your heart! Studies have shown that the heart feels the positive effects of being needed and appreciated. These studies have also shown that volunteering promoted a positive attitude, reduces stress and lifts the spirit. The increased physical activity associated with volunteering has the ability to lower blood pressure, promote overall health, improve nutrition and manage stress. (Reference: The Cornell University Retirement and Well-Being Study)

 

 

VOLUNTEER — It just feels good!