RSVP Programs - Garfield County
RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers as it matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to serve their communities.
RSVP volunteers choose how and where they want to serve—from a few hours to more than 40 hours a week. RSVP volunteers provide hundreds of community services, such as:
- Participating in neighborhood watch programs
- Helping community organizations operate more efficiently
- Helping at community food banks
- Working in our hospitals
- Visiting friends in nursing home facilities
- Working in our local museums
- Serving meals at senior meal sites
- Dispatching the Traveler van
- Telephoning homebound neighbors to check on wellbeing
- Preparing taxes for seniors and disabled
- Providing Medicare information
- Who can be an RSVP volunteer?
RSVP provides service opportunities for those who want to make a difference in their communities while maintaining the flexibility to decide who and how frequently they serve.
RSVP volunteers must be at least 55 years of age.
RSVP volunteers are able to put their unique talents to work for community and faith-based organizations that are significant to them. In addition, they receive the following benefits:
* Pre-service orientation;
* On-the-job training from the agency or organization where they are placed;
* Supplemental insurance while on duty.
- Are you ready to serve?
Then join RSVP!
Volunteer Application Form - .pdf
Volunteer Handbook - .pdf
RSVP is the bridge between Seniors, their experiences and community needs!