Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – Mar. 2019
Many studies show volunteers live longer and more satisfying lives. Help your community and yourself by volunteering. It’s not too late. We find volunteering for folks 55 and up in Adams and eastern Arapahoe County (Aurora, eastern Centennial and the I-70 corridor.) Sponsors: Corp. for National and Community Service, and The Senior Hub, Inc. Contact Tom Rapp RSVP Dir. about these and other opportunities, or we can design something for you. Phone 720-523-2820 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospital Help: VA Medical Center (Aurora), Platte Valley Medical Center (Brighton) North Suburban Hospital (Thornton), Saint Anthony North (Westminster): Many jobs assisting patients and families.
Driver shortage! 3 Meals on Wheels Programs need drivers: Aurora, Brighton, and Sr. Hub (western Adams County). Deliver one or more days/week. Routes Monday – Saturday for 1-2 hours.
Sr. Hub Adult Day Service: Volunteers are needed to serve meals and help with activities during the week Mon.-Fri, or in the new Saturday program. Contact us for more information.
Sr. Hub Senior Tech Volunteers: Tech-savvy volunteers to help with internet and social media classes for older adults. Need experience with smartphones, apps, Microsoft Office, and social media. Call us.
Yesteryear Singers (North-Metro): Love to sing in a group? Like to perform for senior and other organizations and groups? Contact RSVP for more information.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Adams/Broomfield: Help children who can’t live safely at home to fight for their safety, dignity and passage through foster care. Call RSVP.
High School Equivalency Tutors (Aurora Community College): Volunteers needed to help with GED prep, Adult Basic Ed and Adult Secondary Ed. Contact Tom Rapp at RSVP for more information.
Hunger Free Colorado: Volunteers needed to help with several different jobs in reducing hunger in the metro area. Call RSVP for contact information and further details.
Senior Hub In-Home Care: Volunteers help homebound seniors in Adams and eastern Arapahoe with light housekeeping, shopping, fixing meals, companionship or respite for caregivers. Call us today.
Schools: Adams 1 (Mapleton), Adams 12 Five Star, Westminster (Adams 50) or Brighton 27J elementary schools 2hrs/week in our Schools Where All Thrive (SWAT) Tutor/Mentor Program to help 2nd and 3rd graders with reading. Or help in our general elementary programs assisting in other ways.
Aurora Health Access: Volunteers are needed to help in several ways: Serving on boards and committees; helping with filing and clerical tasks; answering phones; doing receptionist duties.
Food Banks: Many food banks need helpers to assist their clients in Adams County and eastern Arapahoe County. Call us for details.
Other Volunteering: 1. Activities for military vets and/or spouses. 2. Senior and older adult centers. 3. Congregate meal sites. 4. Boards and committees 5. Recycle events 6. One-time & short-term events 7. Lap robe knitters (We also need donated 4-ply, non-wool yarn).