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Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Overview

Mature adults giving time and service


The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) recruits mature volunteers, age 55 or older, to share their time, wisdom, life-experiences, and skills, to strengthen local communities.

Regardless of one’s skills, experience, education, trade, or profession, RSVP provides volunteer opportunities that are flexible and based on the volunteer’s interests and time commitments. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring and tutoring children, delivering Meals on Wheels, providing transportation to critical medical appointments and much more.

RSVP is a project of the Corporation for National and Community Service and is sponsored by Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services.

Eligibility

To participate as an RSVP volunteer you must:

  • Be at least 55 years of age
  • Some volunteer opportunities require that you pass an extensive background check

 

Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) serves the community by recruiting older adults as volunteers. Opportunities are flexible based upon the volunteer’s interests and time availability. Among their many assignments, RSVP Volunteers:

  • Provide food for the homeless and hungry
  • Service to veterans
  • Change lives by mentoring and tutoring young people
  • Help the frail elderly maintain their independence and dignity
  • Drive individuals to critical medical appointments
  • Deliver midday meals
  • Provide socialization
  • Advocate for seniors' rights

Benefits

  • Supplemental insurance coverage

Volunteer Requirements

  • Be at least 55 years of age
  • Some volunteer opportunities require that you pass an extensive background check

Contact Person

Program Assistant: Vicki Jo Hansen
Telephone: 385.468.3240
Email: vjhansen@slco.org
Address: Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
2001 S State St STE S1-500
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4575

Contact

Contact Information

Program Manager: Tracey Gibson
Telephone: 385.468.3086
Email: tgibson@slco.org
Address: Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
2001 S State St STE S1-500
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4575