Did you know that volunteering has a positive effect on health? The act of volunteering rewards individuals with better physical health and greater life satisfaction, according to “The Health Benefits of Volunteering: A Review of Recent Research,” a compilation of studies released by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Office of Research and Policy Development. Volunteering also makes our communities better. We’ve gathered a few links to organizations that can provide a variety of volunteer opportunities for you, your family, or your friends and colleagues.
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SCPMG Family Medicine physician Christine Effimoff, MD, (Ventura) shares her story about volunteering at the California Wildlife Center in Malibu - something she’s been doing in 4-hour shifts, twice a month, since more »