LEADERSHIP GROUP - SPEAK ABOUT CAREERS TO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS - VOLUNTEERS AGE 55+

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Lutheran Community Services

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Wednesday: Goal Getters- This is more of our leadership group. Each month the students will create new goals that they would like to meet over the course of the month. They will also meet different guest speakers that work in the career fields they have asked to learn more about, and will complete a community service project. This group is mostly in need of mentors as the students are all focusing on short term and long term goals, and mentors will make it possible for them to stay on track. We are also looking for guest speakers to come and talk about their careers if anyone would be interested in assisting with that!

WEDNESDAY 3:00- 4:15 PM

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE RSVP (RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM)


RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is the nation’s largest network for volunteers age 55 and over. The growing segment of our older population is vital to strengthening our communities through their interest in helping others. As an RSVP volunteer, you are strengthening the positive impact people 55 and older have in our communities. Our focus is to incorporate meaningful volunteer opportunities that provide purpose and a way to give back to the community.

RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers as it matches their personal interests with opportunities to serve in their communities. Pierce County volunteers serve thousands of each year...what a positive effect this has in the community!

Current RSVP volunteer positions include local museums, the arts, special events, food banks, congregate meal sites, non-profit thrift stores (shopping assistants, sorters, warehouse assistant, truck assistants, retail assistants, assemble furniture in a fully equipped build shop), administrative/clerical assistants, construction volunteers (no experience required), and reading buddies, math and reading tutors, Senior Friends and Social Engagement, a program of Lutheran Community Services) uses volunteers for Zoo Walk, Memory Café and Music Mends Minds) all throughout Greater Tacoma, Puyallup, Graham, Lakewood and Gig Harbor/Peninsula area.

We continually add new and unique volunteer opportunities.

We celebrate our seniors and have several recognition events throughout the year, we also have mileage reimbursement of $30.00 quarterly if you drive at least 5 miles to the volunteer site.

RSVP is sponsored by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of the people it serves.

INTERESTED or have questions? Please email or call and we will mail or email an RSVP application for you to complete.


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About Lutheran Community Services

Location:

223 N. Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98403, US

Mission Statement

Lutheran Community Services Northwest partners with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope.

Description

Lutheran Community Services Northwest, in Pierce and Kitsap County, focuses on services for seniors, including Caregiver Support, Home Care, Meals on Wheels, RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), Senior Friends, and Senior Companion Program. In addition, the Kitsap County office has a Navy Respite program and the Pierce County Office has a Refugee Resettlement and Placement Program, and Senior Media Services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

South End TacomaTacoma, WA 98409

(47.20194,-122.47803)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • 2.5 HOURS EACH WEEK
  • NURTURING, ABILITY TO WORK WITH MIDDLE STUDENTS, BE ABLE TO ENCOURAGE THEM - WE ARE LOOKING FOR GUEST SPEAKERS TO COME AND TALK ABOUT THEIR CAREERS

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