Volunteering is a great way to help the people and organizations in your community. But did you know that volunteering may help you, too? Giving your time to others may make you healthier and happier! Here’s how.
Everyone can benefit from learning new things.
The social connections built through volunteer activities may strengthen ties to the community and create a larger social network. That social support may be particularly helpful to senior citizens who often feel isolated after retirement.
Mental and Emotional Health
Helping others feels good and gives volunteers a sense of purpose, which may in turn have a positive effect on mental and physical health.
Good Health and Longevity
Research indicates that adults who volunteer are more likely to live longer, enjoy better physical health and have lower rates of depression later in life.
Beloit Health System has a variety of opportunities for volunteers of all ages and skill levels. From escorting patients and welcoming visitors to flower delivery and clerical duties, we have a job to suit you. For more information on volunteer opportunities, call Zosia Lounsbury, Volunteer Coordinator at 608.364.5162.
Beloit Health System has volunteer opportunities at the hospital, clinic, and NorthPointe Health and Wellness. Our volunteers, know as Volunteers in Partnership (VIP's) number over 200, and each one of them is important to our healthcare delivery.
Our VIP's also raise generous funds through their fundraising efforts and have given more than $2 million to the hospital for remodeling, equipment, technology, and care of our patients. Fundraising efforts include events such as the linen sales, Nutman sales, book fairs, and more. Most of our volunteers work weekly or at least twice a month in their service area. Volunteens- We also have a program for teenage volunteers, especially those who are thinking about the medical field. To be a Volunteen, we ask that you be at least 16 years old.
Beloit Regional Hospice
Surgical Waiting Room
Third Floor Center Core
VIP News Carrier
For more information, please call Zosia Lounsbury at 608.364.5162 or complete the form below.