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RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

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Interested in creating your own volunteer schedule? Looking for an at-home volunteer opportunity? Brighten someone's day with a phone call! Give back in a short period of time as a Friendly Caller Program volunteer. Leverage your empathy and active listening skills to provide social support and help reduce isolation for an older adult or individual with a disability who is a consumer (service recipient) of Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA).

To volunteer as a Friendly Caller volunteer, join the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a volunteer program exclusive Ohio residents in Franklin and Delaware County ages 55 years and older. We match volunteers ages 55+ with nonprofits in their community that either need or rely on volunteers to be able to provide their services. Funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and part of AmeriCorps Seniors, VANTAGE Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 years and over. We partner with nonprofit agencies to match these older adults to their volunteer opportunities. RSVP projects link the skills of the volunteers with the identified needs of the community. We think of ourselves as the 'center hub' for our volunteers looking for opportunities. We offer many wonderful incentives and perks to our team of RSVP volunteers, this program is free and so rewarding to be a part of.

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About RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

Location:

752 High St. #2, Worthington, OH 43085, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

Our Vision

Every older adult has the opportunity to live a healthy life and age with independence, purpose and dignity.

RSVP Volunteer Program

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) connects volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. VANTAGE RSVP is available in Delaware, Franklin, Summit, Medina, Geauga, Wayne and Hamilton Counties.

As the largest volunteer network for older adults in the nation, RSVP matches volunteers with organizations where their time, interest, talents, knowledge, and experience are most effectively utilized to meet important needs in our community.




Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must agree to a 6 month commitment and can set their own schedule based on their needs and the needs of the COAAA client. Volunteer must make calls at least once per month, and can make calls as frequently as once per week.
  • Before being matched with a COAAA client, volunteers must complete a one-time background check, free of charge at the COAAA offices located at 3776 South High St. Columbus, Ohio 43207. All other intake and training processes are virtual.

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