The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Emergency Services, Public Safety, Diaster Response, Public Health, Homeland Security, Tudoring, Mentoring
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)of Volunteer Frederick provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in Frederick County through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving througth schools, day care centers, police departments, fire and rescue services, hospitals, and other non profit and public organizations to meet ciritical community needs in the areas of public health, public safety, disaster preparedness and relief. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of senior Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while on-duty, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where the volunteer is placed.