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Orange County - Help Empower Central Floridians Through Improved Access to Food!

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Volunteers for Community Impact

Food Service

About: United Against Poverty / UP Orlando

UP Orlando is a nonprofit organization that exists to lend a hand up to local families--not a hand out. We believe that people are not defined by their circumstances and that together, we can inspire change.

Services and Programs to volunteer in:

- Member Market Place Associate

- Grocery Bagger

- Grocery Assistant

- Greeter

- Welcome Desk Data Entry

- Sanitation Engineer

- Volunteer Ambassador

- Computer Assistant

United Against Poverty provides the necessary training for each volunteer position. VCI's part in this opportunity is to provide volunteers who are 55+ with a (free) comprehensive benefits package (inclusive of accident, personal liability and automobile liability insurance, a life Insurance benefit, free workshops and more) during the hours that you volunteer! Please contact the RSVP Manager over Orange County for more information: 407-298-4180, x 113 / rsvp.orange@vcifl.org.

RSVP, a part of Senior Corps, is America's largest volunteer network for people 55 and over, with more than 300,000 volunteers tackling tough issues in communities nationwide. RSVP shows you how you can apply the skills and wisdom you've acquired throughout your life to make a positive difference in the lives of others. RSVP is federally funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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About Volunteers for Community Impact

Location:

3545 Lake Breeze Dr., Orlando, FL 32808, US

Mission Statement

Our mission: "Improving Lives Through Volunteerism."

Description

We are the leading organization for senior volunteerism in the greater Central Florida area, serving Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties. Just last year, 1,186 caring adult volunteers gave 438,683 hours of service. That is more than $9.5 million dollars worth of volunteer service being poured back into our communities.

Previously known as Florida Senior Programs, VCI has been the sponsoring agency for the REtired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Foster Grandparent Programs since 1977. Our 36 year presence has proven our aptitude for providing meaningful and impactful volunteer experiences.

VCI provides membership benefits and support to volunteers aged 55+, at no cost to the volunteers or their volunteer stations. Just a few of the benefits of membership include: Supplemental insurance while volunteering, a dedicated coordinator, and matching to find the perfect position to fit the interest of the volunteer.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

150 W Michigan StreetOrlando, FL 32806

(28.51264,-81.38015)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • Varies

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