Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – Aug. 2018

Retirees Can Still Make a Difference: Volunteer with Adams/E. Arapahoe RSVP
Adams/E. Arapahoe Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at The Senior Hub, Inc. ~

We find volunteering for those 55+ in all of Adams County, and Arapahoe (Aurora, east Centennial, and I-70 to Deer Trail). Sponsors: Corp. for National and Community Service, and Senior Hub, Inc. Studies show volunteers live longer more satisfying lives. It’s not too late, contact Tom Rapp RSVP Dir. at trapp@seniorhub.org, or 303-426-4408 Ext. 219 about these and other volunteer opportunities.

Meals on Wheels (MOW): West Adams County, Aurora, Brighton. Deliver 1 day per week or more. Routes Mon – Sat take 1-2 hours. Many drivers are needed immediately to cover routes while other drivers are on summer vacation. Help keep eligible persons off waiting lists. Call RSVP today.

Schools: Schools Where All Thrive (SWAT) Tutor/Mentor Program. Help 2nd and 3rd graders to read better in Adams 1 (Mapleton), Adams 12 Five Star, Westminster (Adams 50) or Brighton 27J elementary schools for 2hrs/week. We will need many more volunteers this Fall. Training is provided. Other school help: Many spots available in a variety of activities. Call Tom Rapp.

Senior Hub: In-Home Care Dept: Many volunteers are needed in both east and north-metro areas to help homebound seniors with housekeeping, shopping, meals, companionship, and caregiver respite. Call RSVP for information.

Senior Hub: Adult Day Service Dept: Needs clerical and filing help, and volunteers to serve meals and help with activities one day per week Mon.-Fri. Call RSVP for contact information.

Community Garden Helpers: We still need many helpers with our community garden project this summer in Thornton, Northglenn and other north-metro areas. Call Tom Rapp for info and locations.

Hospital Help: Platte Valley Medical Center (Brighton) North Suburban Hospital (Thornton), Saint Anthony North (Westminster): May require up to four-hour shifts. Several different jobs. Call RSVP.

Military retiree or the spouse/widow of a retiree?  Questions about DEERS/ID cards, TRICARE, SBP, the VA, retired pay, wills, powers of attorney, prescriptions, casualty assistance, military records, etc.?  Buckley AFB Retiree Activities Office (RAO) can help. Call 720-847-6693 or e-mail RAO.Buckley@us.af.mil. To be an RAO volunteer, call the number above!

Hunger Free Colorado: Volunteers to help with numerous volunteer jobs to reduce hunger in the metro area. Call RSVP for contact information and further details.
Aurora Health Access: Volunteers help in many ways: Serving on boards and committees; helping with filing and clerical tasks; answering phones; receptionist duties. Call RSVP.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Adams/Broomfield: Help children who can’t live safely at home to fight for safety, dignity and passage through the court system to foster care. Call RSVP.

Arapahoe County Dept. of Human Services (DHS): Volunteers needed for administrative and program support, information ambassadors and helping with children during parent’s appointments.

Other: 1. Food banks 2. Senior centers 3. Congregate meal sites 4. Boards/committees 5. Recycle events 6. Short-term 1-time events 7. Lap robe knitters (Also donations of four-ply, non-wool yarn).


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