Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – Sept. 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.

13th Senior Hub Yard Sale Sept. 23 8am-4pm Water World Parking Lot: This fundraiser benefits all Senior Hub programs. Vendor spaces cost $35 if paid by Sept 15 and $50 thereafter. Great annual event with past attendance of 1000+ shoppers. Call Renee at 303-426-4408 for a rental agreement.

Help in Adams 1, 12, 50 or 27J elementary schools for 2hrs/week this year: The Schools Where All Thrive Tutor/Mentor Program helps 2nd/3rd graders with reading. Contact: Ron Ausmus at rausmus@seniorhub.org. Training sessions will be held in August. Call now for information.

Other school assistance: Schools in Adams and east Arapahoe County school districts also use volunteer help in other ways. Contact Tom Rapp at trapp@seniorhub.org or 303-426-4408 for details.

Sr. Hub Adult Day Service: Someone to pick up and bring meals to ADS on Tuesdays. Volunteers are also needed for meal serving and activities one day a week Monday through Friday. Call RSVP now.

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.

Meals on Wheels (MOW) Driver Shortage in Aurora, Brighton, and Senior Hub in western Adams County. Driver routes available Monday – Saturday, take about 1-2 hours. Deliver one day/week or more if possible. 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.

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.

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

North Suburban Hospital, St. Anthony North, Platte Valley Med Ctr (Brighton): Several different jobs. Must engage people, offer help, be able to 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:

  • Food bank helpers
  • Hospitals and senior centers
  • Congregate meal site servers.
  • Boards and committees
  • Recycle events
  • One-time & short-term events
  • 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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