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NYC remote volunteer assignments through RSVP in New York City - adults 55+ only

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Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)/CSSNYC

Want to make a difference?

Started in 1966 by the Community Service Society, a now over 170-year-old nonprofit agency, RSVP matches the skills and interests of adults 55 and older with volunteer opportunities at New York City nonprofits. With more than 2,300 volunteers, RSVP in New York City is one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation. There are over 600 RSVPs which operate nationally and many that do so internationally.


Find a remote volunteer assignment through RSVP in New York City!

Due to the constantly evolving health crisis, the operations of many RSVP partner organizations have been, and may still be, impacted (ie. staff may be remote and organizations may not be taking on new volunteers). However, at least a dozen of our partners have transitioned those of their assignments that they could from in-person to remote and many others are in the process of following suit.

As of this typing, our partners with remote assignments have offerings that entail doing research; creating and/or updating databases; conducting outreach and promoting events via social media and/or more traditional means; writing newsletters or grant proposals; fundraising; or friendly visiting. By the time you reach out, there may be many other options added to the mix, so it never hurts to check with us if what you would like to do is not referenced!


Alternatively: if you would prefer to find an in-person assignment now or once things settle down, please also reach out (for the former, we can inquire about what may be currently available; for the latter, we can make a note to circle back with you down the line)

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About Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)/CSSNYC

Location:

633 Third Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) was started in 1966 by the Community Service Society (CSS), an over 170-year-old nonprofit agency. CSS's mission is to identify problems which create a permanent poverty class in New York City, and to advocate the systemic changes required to eliminate such problems. CSS will focus on enabling, empowering and promoting opportunities for poor families and individuals to develop their full potential, to contribute to society, and to realize social, economic and political opportunities.

Description

RSVP matches adults 55 and older with meaningful volunteer opportunities at New York City nonprofits. With more than 2,300 volunteers, RSVP in New York City is one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation. There are over 600 RSVPs which operate nationally and many that do so internationally. We match volunteers on the basis of interests and abilities, community needs, geographic convenience, and experience.

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • varies based on assignment

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