Aging Expectations

Volunteer – The American Red Cross

Volunteering is a great way to stay young. It keeps you engaged and involved with your community and at the same time makes you feel better about yourself.

You are a good person!

There are many types of volunteering opportunities available. Some of which you may have never realized. I’d like to bring some of the opportunities to you. Of course, not all will resonate with you. In fact, a lot probably won’t resonate with you but maybe, just maybe one will. Then you will take a chance, a leap of faith, and volunteer!

Today’s selection is The American Red Cross.

The mission of The American Red Cross is to “prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. ”

Sounds like they need YOU!

In fact, 90% of their work is completed by volunteers. As you might imagine there are tons of ways to volunteer your time. You could:

  • Take a Leadership Role
  • Support the Red Cross Blood Team
  • Help During a Crisis
  • Educate Others
  • Support Our Armed Forces
  • Assist with Fundraising Efforts
  • Offer Health Care
  • Use Your Communication Skills
  • Provide Office and Warehouse Support
  • Engage in Our Efforts Internationally

To get started, you can complete the registration form by clicking here.

Next find opportunities close to you by clicking here, entering your zip code, and adding your areas of interest. The site will provide you with the available opportunities!

Once you begin the journey, they will provide you with appropriate orientation information and possibly training.

This is really an exciting time and remember,
volunteering
keeps your mind and body engaged, which is just what you need to
stay young and healthy.  

 

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