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Benefits of Volunteering

April is National Volunteer Month! Now that it’s getting nicer out and things are beginning to open up, you may find yourself looking for ways to spend your time. Did you know that there are actual health benefits to volunteering? 


Physical Health 

Mental Health 

Other benefits 

Are you 55 or over and interested in volunteering? We always welcome new volunteers to our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Visit the website or call (734) 971-9781 (option 8) for more information. You can also find volunteer opportunities by searching the Online Senior Resource Directory.

Check out our online training

Are you Ahead of the Curve? Take our short training any time to learn more about ways to support older adults in your family or community. You’ll learn to identify when someone might need more help and which resources are available for support.

Explore the Washtenaw County Senior Resource Directory

Our easy to use and regularly updated resource directory is a one-stop guide to older adult services in Washtenaw County.