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RSVP (All Peoples Community Center)RSVP (All Peoples Community Center)
You've gained a lifetime of experience, now is the time to put your skills and talents to good use by volunteering through RSVP. RSVP is America's largest volunteer network for people age 55 and over. Join RSVP and you join nearly 500,000 volunteers ... Read more
You've gained a lifetime of experience, now is the time to put your skills and talents to good use by volunteering through RSVP. RSVP is America's largest volunteer network for people age 55 and over. Join RSVP and you join nearly 500,000 volunteers across the country who are helping out in their communities. With RSVP, you'll receive pre-service orientation, training from the organization where you serve, and supplemental insurance while on duty. Volunteering with RSVP leads to new discoveries and new friends. So get involved, and join RSVP today! VOLUNTEER BOUNDRIES: South of the 10 fwy, East of Crenshaw Blvd, West of Alameda Blvd, and North 105 fwy.
Established in 1971 and now one of the largest volunteer senior volunteer organizations in the nation, RSVP engages nearly 450,000 people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities. Volunteers organize neighborhood watch programs, tutor children, renovate homes, teach English to immigrants, assist victims of natural disasters, and serve their communities in many other ways. RSVP volunteers choose how, where, and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week.
ELIGIBILITY AND BENEFITS RSVP is open to all people age 55 and over. Volunteers do not receive a stipend, but sponsoring organizations may reimburse them for some costs incurred during service, including meals and transportation.
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE RSVP is part of Senior Corps, a network of national and community service programs that each year supports the engagement of nearly 500,000 Americans age 55 and older in service to meet critical needs in education, the environment, public safety, homeland security, and other areas. Senior Corps is administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, which also administers AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America. The mission of the Corporation is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.
by Norma I. from Los Angeles, CA
(Administrator for this Organization)(2010-09-14 16:09:51.0)
RSVP = RESULTS
Whatever you choose to do, you'll be making a difference. Stronger families, Better schools. Safer communities. with RSVP, you'll see tangible outcomes and learn first hand how your contributions can change your community.