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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
Develop new skills
Reconnect with an old hobby
Have more fun and less stress
You choose your volunteer assignment and you control when and how often you volunteer
We work with non-profit organizations and public agencies throughout Kenosha County and offer a wide variety of assignments.
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.
Learn new skills, explore new interests, or rekindle old ones. Reinvent yourself!
Free supplemental insurance protects you while you’re volunteering.
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.
Volunteer placement and follow-up
Help finding a new or additional assignments
Free supplemental accident ,liability, and auto insurance
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
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!