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RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people 55 and over. Join RSVP of Kent County. Get connected to great volunteer opportunities that make a difference in your community.

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With the New RSVP of Kent County, you choose how and where you want to serve. You choose the amount of time you want to give. And you choose whether you want to draw on your skills or develop new ones. In short, you find the opportunity that’s perfect for you.

Academic and Engagement Volunteers (K-5):
  • Building relationships while mentoring students to improve their academic engagement
  • Reading with students to boost their literacy scores
  • Greeting and encouraging students to attend school
  • Celebrating with students when they achieve goals
Aging in Place Successfully Volunteers
  • Make life changing connections with seniors in need of companionship
  • Provide social interactions
  • Enable seniors to stay connected to the community
Community Engagement Volunteers
  • Create handmade items for veterans, adults, children and babies
  • Join our speaker’s bureau and share your expertise with others
  • Job coaches assist seniors in updating their resume and preparing for interviews
  • Radio Readers are an excellent resource for those with visual differences
  • Help promote our great city and cultural venues to community members
Volunteers in Policework
  • Assist local law enforcement agencies with a variety of tasks

And remember, when you volunteer, you’re not just helping others – you’re helping yourself. Volunteering leads to new discoveries and new friends. Plus, studies show that volunteering promotes a healthier and more active lifestyle!

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To Learn More

If you have questions, just let Rachel know: (616) 719-4729, rtaplin@seniorneighbors.org.