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RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

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Are you a current or former barber, beautician, or stylist? We want you! Volunteer your skills and provide haircuts to Hospice of Central Ohio patients according to the patient's Plan of Care, and within the Patient Companion's scope of practice. Visit the patient on a regular basis. Provide haircuts to the patient. Maintain all haircutting supplies in a sanitary manner. Consistently employ active listening skills. You will make a difference to the patients you serve, patients will be well-groomed and feel better about their appearance because of you.

To volunteer join the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a volunteer program exclusive to Ohio residents in Franklin 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
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Columbus, OH 43220

(40.05063,-83.06835)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Stylist

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approx 4-8 hours per month (varies with patient's requests/needs; volunteers arrange haircut appointments in patient's residence (private home, facility, other) with the patient, patient's family, and/or other members of the primary care team.
  • Volunteers must come to this position with skills and abilities in cutting hair. Volunteers complete a multi-class New Volunteer Training Series.

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