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ORGANIZATION: VANTAGE Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

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Become a field service volunteer at People Working Cooperatively. Assess basic home repair needs (residential electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and masonry) Perform basic home repairs for income-eligible seniors and individuals with disabilities. Document repairs made at clients' homes, including taking pictures.

Whatever your passion and purpose is, we are here to connect you to local nonprofits. Our program is exclusive to those 55 years+ and residents of Greater Cincinnati.

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About VANTAGE Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Location:

644 Linn St., Ste. 620, Cincinnati, OH 45203, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is an AmeriCorps Senior program with VANTAGE Aging. We connect volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. 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. Our main objectives are to help in these fields;
- Nutrition & Food Support
- Elderly Companionship
- Adult Education and Employment
- Other Community Priorities

As a RSVP volunteer, you would receive:

  • Nationally counted and recognized volunteer hours
  • Additional free liability insurance while volunteering
  • Free recognition events, incentives, and opportunities to socialize with other RSVP volunteers
  • Free in-person and/or virtual trainings

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Disaster Relief, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Cincinnati, OH 45229

(39.1541,-84.4855)
 

SKILLS

  • Home Repair
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Janitorial Maintenance

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Able to work around your availability. Generally PWC volunteers sign up for weekly shifts during the week.
  • Home repair and maintenance skills. Experience with any of the following repair: Concrete, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and window repair/installation. Ability to lift at least 50lb's. Standing, stooping, kneeling, using a ladder. Ability to oper

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