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CTO Inc.'s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Opportunity

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Cornerstone Community Action Agency

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is part of Senior Corp, and partially funded by the Corporation for National and Community Services. Central Texas Opportunities Inc.'s RSVP is now serving Brown, Comanche, Coleman, Runnels, and Eastland County. In joining the program, you become part of a national movement of hundreds of thousands of volunteers striving to help their communities.

Who Can Join RSVP?

  • Seniors 55 years of age and older (ID needed to verify age)
  • Seniors who have a genuine desire to make a difference in their community
  • Seniors who have few (or many) hours to give
  • Reside in or nearby the counties served (see above)


Why Join CTO Inc.'s RSVP?

  • Free volunteer placement
  • Opportunity to learn and share a talent
  • Meet new people
  • Training from the organization where you serve
  • Supplemental liability insurance, and limited mileage reimbursement while volunteering
  • Social, Educational and Recognition events


What can you find CTO Inc.'s RSVP volunteers doing?

  • Free Tax preparation
  • Assisting at Administrative office with answering and directing calls, data entry, etc.
  • Assisting the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program with compiling a list of local landlords, apartment complexes, which will help speed up the process in transitioning economically, disadvantaged individuals into safe healthy affordable housing.
  • Meal Delivery for seniors and eligible adults of the meal delivery program.
  • Garden Volunteer for local community garden

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About Cornerstone Community Action Agency

Location:

114 Needham, Coleman, TX 76834, US

Mission Statement

A community in action, empowering people, changing lives and offering hope to achieve self sufficiency.

Description

Central Texas Opportunities, Inc., (CTO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that assists low-income individuals and families to become more self-sufficient and transition out of poverty. CTO serves 7 county areas including Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Eastland, McCulloch, and Runnels.
CTO is a Community Action Agency which was established in 1965 as a result of Lyndon B Johnson's "War on Poverty." CTO has limited, yet efficient staff, so volunteers are heavily relied upon, especially from the low-income communities. CTO administers a variety of grants that come from federal, state and local sources such as HOMES program, Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC), and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. CTO receives its general funding, the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), which acts as an umbrella for all other programs.

Community
Homeless & Housing
Seniors

WHEN

Wed Sep 29, 2021 - Tue Dec 28, 2021

WHERE

114 Needham StreetColemanColeman, TX 76834

(31.81492,-99.42374)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Although RSVP may not require Background check, volunteer station may hold other requirements

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