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Get Connected!

RSVPconnects volunteers 55+ with the people and organizations that need them the most.

 

RSVPoffers one-stop-shopping for people 55+ who want to find fun and fulfilling volunteer opportunities in their local community.

 

Volunteers come from all walks of life.

What do they all have in common?

They all have a sense of purpose.  They are all making a difference in the lives of others while enriching their own lives through service.

 

Choose how, where, and when you want to serve

Choose the amount of time you want to give

Choose to draw on your skills or develop new ones

RSVPwill help you find the service opportunity that’s right for you.

 

RSVPis your chance to make a difference.

Do meaningful work

Have a sense of purpose

Take control of your time

Reinvent yourself

Develop new skills

Reconnect with an old hobby

Have more fun and less stress

 

RSVPoffers volunteers:

Choice

You choose your volunteer assignment and you control when and how often you volunteer

Connections

We work with non-profit organizations and public agencies throughout Kenosha County and offer a wide variety of assignments.

Flexibility

We can accommodate your schedule so that you’ll have time to travel and explore other interests.  We offer periodic short-term, as well as, regular long-term assignments.

Opportunity

Learn new skills, explore new interests, or rekindle old ones.  Reinvent yourself!

Protection

Free supplemental insurance protects you while you’re volunteering.

Impact Results

See how what you are doing is making a difference in the lives of others.

 

Here are just a few RSVP volunteer opportunities:

Mentor a K-8 child at the KUSD school of your choice

Drive seniors to medical and other appointments

Visit a home-bound senior

Help with activities for those with Alzheimer’s

Help seniors understand Medicare and other benefits

Deliver Meals on Wheels

Knit and crochet hats, mittens and scarves for children

Help out at special community events

Stuff envelopes for bulk mailings

 

Training is provided as needed.  Generally, volunteers do no need to have professional experience.  All volunteers are valuable because of their willingness to meet the needs of the community.

 

What is your time commitment?        

You decide how often and how long you wish to volunteer.  The program has no minimum number of hours of service. However, you should report any and all volunteer hours to the RSVP office whether your assignments are weekly, monthly, seasonal or annual.

 

You are free to leave the program at any time for any reason and, if you decide to return to active status, you can be easily reinstated by contacting the RSVP office.

 

RSVPmembers receive:

RSVPorientation

Volunteer placement and follow-up

Help finding a new or additional assignments

Free supplemental accident ,liability, and auto  insurance

Quarterly e-newsletter

Updates on current volunteer opportunities

Information about services for seniors

Annual Appreciation Event

 

Rights of an RSVP Volunteer:

Suitable, meaningful assignment

Knowledge of the Volunteer Station

Appropriate orientation and training

Recognition and appreciation

Treatment as a co-worker with respect

Professional supervision

Clear Job description

Full information about RSVP’s procedures & policies

Adequate, pleasant work space

Advocacy by RSVP on behalf of RSVP Volunteers

Representation on the RSVP Advisory Council

Change of/or additional assignments

 

RSVPis your invitation to serve!

 

 

 
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