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Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Pinellas County

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The purpose of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Pinellas County (RSVP) is to create meaningful opportunities for persons 55 years of age and above to participate more fully in the life of their community through volunteer service

We are looking for help getting our Veterans Tribute garden up to par! That way you can see us from the road, and our guests, everyone in our facility, and community can enjoy it. We have done a lot but still have a lot to do. Do you enjoy digging in the dirt? As little as one day a week could make all the difference! Come see what you can do with your two hands and some great people!!


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About Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Pinellas County

Location:

Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc., 501 First Avenue North, Suite 517, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Pinellas and Pasco Counties (RSVP) is to create meaningful opportunities for persons 55 years of age and above to participate more fully in the life of their community through volunteer service.

Description

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 years and over. You can use the skills and talents you’ve learned over the years, or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within your community.

We strengthen the communities we serve by addressing identified significant local needs, such as homelessness, food insecurity, aging in place for seniors, children in welfare and safety programs, and veterans and military families. RSVP takes the guesswork out of volunteering by partnering with a variety of nonprofit agencies in Pinellas and Pasco Counties to help you find the right fit for your volunteer service. You choose where, when, and how often you want to spend your time!

Benfits of RSVP include: mileage reimbursement for travel to and from your volunteer station, accident and personal liability insurance, small death benefit while performing volunteer duties, volunteer recognition events, socialization with peers, and personal growth. Oh, and did we mention, the ability to make a lasting difference on those in need?

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

501 1st ave NSaint Petersburg, FL 33701

(27.77256,-82.64053)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible
  • Working in Beautiful garden, that is a work in progress, every bit helps. At times you may find others working there as well, it truly is a place for one to dig in to the ground, or ones self.

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