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RSVP OF KENT COUNTY

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RSVP of Kent County

Thank you for your interest in RSVP volunteer opportunities. Due to COVID19 - this position is temporarily on hold. Please check back in early June for updates.

This is for those 55+!

Your voice matters. Sight Seer Radio provides broadcasting to be heard by more than 32,000 individuals with visual impairment throughout Michigan. They are located in Grand Rapids and have been providing this service for over twenty years. All done by volunteers!

It offers Internet-based reading services for patients in hospitals, homes and long-term rehabilitation facilities. The station reads stories from local, state, national and international newspapers and books. Its news resources include Grand Rapids Press and Kalamazoo Gazette. The station also reads articles from various magazines, such as Money Matters, Reader s Digest and Science World. It works in association with Disability Associates, AT&T Intellectual Property and Opportunities Unlimited. The station airs the Focus on Features, Psychology for Today, You and the Law, And You and Your Pets programs. In addition, Sight Seer Radio reads autobiographies and travel, nature and adventure stories.

You can volunteer as often as you like or once a month - the choice is yours! Everything is pre-recorded and then edited prior to broadcasting. Easy, free and convenient parking is available, elevator accessible to studio and wonderful people waiting to train you!

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About RSVP OF KENT COUNTY

Location:

678 Front Ave NW, Ste 205, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, US

Mission Statement

Connecting seniors to meaningful volunteer opportunities which utilize their experience and skills at non-profit organizations that impact the essential needs of Kent County residents.

Description

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, day care centers, police departments, hospitals and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while on duty, pre-service orientation, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.

Community
Media & Broadcasting
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

213 Sheldon Boulevard SEGrand Rapids, MI 49503

(42.95916,-85.66684)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Elder care
  • Public Speaking
  • English
  • Reading / Writing
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1-2 Hours per month
  • Read, clear speech, reliable, complete background check

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