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RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is looking for volunteers to assist in various different ways at a local shelter.

Garden Club- Spend an hour a week watering, weeding and pruning the community garden. Engage residents to join and pick and take home some vegetables! Tues., Thurs., Sun. 7p-8p (may be earlier in the fall)

Shelter Meal Facilitator - You will not be serving meals. Meal Facilitator helps with seating, spacing, and keeping the peace. Afterward, you will assist in cleaning the tables, stacking chairs, & (in the evenings) sweeping & mopping the floor. Weekdays Lunch (11-1) and Dinner (5-7) and Weekends (3-5). The shift is extended before and after the meal to allow time to engage with clients.

Shelter Van Maintenance - This van is used for transporting clients and supplies, so it gets a lot of use. We need a volunteer who can keep the van fueled and cleaned and take it in for routine maintenance. A volunteer would take the van to re-fuel, check fluids, and wash/vacuum the van at a car wash. Pick a day and time that is convenient for you to pick up the van each week.

Volunteers for any of these positions should have some level of computer literacy and consistent access to the internet, as volunteers sign up for shifts online each month.

Volunteers will go through some background checks and all positions require some training.

RSVP is for volunteers age 55 and up. Provide your phone number when applying.Email rsvp@csswashtenaw.org or call 734-971-9781 ext. 377.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) - Catholic Social Services Phone: 734.971.9781 Fax: 734.971.2730. CSSW Main Building: 4925 Packard Street Ann Arbor, MI 48108. See more locations/services https://csswashtenaw.org/seniors/rsvp-senior-volunteer-program/

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About RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

Location:

4925 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, US

Mission Statement

To match older adults with meaningful volunteer opportunities in non-profit agencies in Washtenaw County.

Description

RSVP matches individuals 55 years and better with meaningful volunteer opportunities in Washtenaw County. Serving over 50 non-profit agencies in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area.

Homeless & Housing
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Washtenaw CountyAnn Arbor, MI 48103

(42.24759,-83.82609)
 

SKILLS

  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Gardening
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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