Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – Nov. 2017

Adams/East Arapahoe RSVP: Volunteering for those 55 and up in all of Adams, and Arapahoe (east of I-25). Sponsors: Corp. for National and Community Svc, and Senior Hub, Inc. Call Tom Rapp at 303-426-4408 or e-mail trapp@seniorhub.org., about the items below and other opportunities not listed here.

Tax Prep Volunteers for Adams County VITA (Volunteers in Tax Assistance). Help seniors to prepare their taxes this year. Training will be coming soon. Call RSVP for contact information.

Help in Adams 1 (Mapleton), Adams 12 Five Star, Westminster (Adams 50) or Brighton 27J elementary schools for 2hrs a week this school year: The Schools Where All Thrive (SWAT) Tutor/Mentor Program helps 2nd/3rd graders with reading. Training sessions are being planned. Contact Ron Ausmus at rausmus@seniorhub.org. We need many more volunteers to help these kids. Other school assistance: Elementary and Secondary schools in Adams and east Arapahoe County school districts. Many volunteers are needed. Please Contact Tom Rapp at trapp@seniorhub.org or 303-426-4408 for locations and other details.

Meals on Wheels (MOW) Driver Shortage in Aurora, Brighton, and Senior Hub in western Adams County. Deliver one day/week or more if possible. Driver routes are available Monday – Saturday and take about 1-2 hours. Due to the driver shortage in these three MOW programs, some seniors are now being put on waiting lists for meal delivery. Help us to help them. Please call RSVP for further information.Sr. Hub Adult Day Service: Someone is needed to pick up and take meals to ADS on Tuesdays. Volunteers are also needed to serve meals and help with activities one day a week Mon.-Fri. Call RSVP.

Five Star Schools Vision/Hearing Screening: Volunteers help with students ages 6-14, in 3-4 schools/wk from September to early November. (Requires 4-6 hours/day.) Training is provided and computer knowledge is not needed. Must stand for extended periods, have transportation and a state photo ID. Call RSVP for details.Hunger Free Colorado: Volunteers 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 RSVP today

Hospital Help: North Suburban Hospital, St. Anthony North, Platte Valley Med Ctr (Brighton): Several different jobs. Must engage people, offer help, occasionaly push wheelchairs, serve 4 hour shifts. Call RSVP.

Aurora Health Access: Volunteers are needed to help in any of several 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 their safety, dignity and passage through foster care. Call RSVP.

Other: 1. Food bank helpers 2. Senior centers 3. Congregate meal-site servers. 4. Boards and committees 5. Recycle events 6. One-time & short-term events 7. Lap robe knitters (We also need donations of 4-ply, non-wool yarn). Call RSVP for information and locations of these opportunities.


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