Age knows no limitations as far as giving back to others. According to data from the Corporation for National and Community Service, one in four Americans aged 55 and older volunteers. There is strong evidence to suggest that involving older volunteers not only produces substantial economic benefits to local communities, but also reaps great health benefits to the older adult volunteers themselves.
Five Reasons to Volunteer
- Volunteers live longer and are healthier
- Volunteering establishes strong relationships
- Volunteering is good for your career
- Volunteering is good for our communities
- Volunteering gives you a sense of purpose
Volunteer Opportunities in Central Oregon
Volunteer for the Council on Aging: deliver Meals on Wheels, help serve a community meal, join our board or advisory council, help with our outreach programs and much more.
Volunteer in Central Oregon: check the listings of other volunteer opportunities in Central Oregon.