Make an Impact Close to Home
RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people age 55 and older. In Northern Virginia, RSVP volunteers are responding to community needs in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County, and the City of Alexandria. Individuals choose how, where, and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week.
Lead with a Lifetime of Experience.
RSVP volunteers bring 55+ years of skills and experience, and many of them want to explore new talents! RSVP offers a wide range of opportunities, including:
Enrich Your Life and the Lives of Others
Studies show that volunteering helps us to live longer, more meaningful lives. In addition to meeting friends who share the same passion for service, benefits to RSVP members include:
RSVP to Serve Your Community Today!
1. Register for a one-time, one-hour RSVP Orientation to learn about current volunteer opportunities, RSVP member benefits, and volunteer policies. Click on one of following dates to register:
If you are unable to make any of the orientations, please contact Courtney Kurzweil to make alternate arrangements for an orientation.
2. Complete the online VOLUNTEER INFORMATION FORM. (A hard copy of this form is available at the volunteer orientation)
3. RSVP will match you with the service activities that are the right fit for you!
RSVP is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). RSVP-Northern Virginia is sponsored by Volunteer Fairfax in partnership with Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria.
UPCOMING RSVP VOLUNTEER EVENTS
***Please only register for events in which you plan to attend, space is limited***
December 13, 2014: ARLINGTON CEMETERY WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA 8 AM - 12 PM
RSVP-Northern Virginia will join the group of nearly 12,000 volunteers who will be placing wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery to honor our service men and women. The opening ceremony begins at 9:30 AM. After the ceremony, volunteers will move to the designated areas of the cemetery where they will participate in the laying of wreaths on headstones beginning at 10:00 AM. Friends and family welcome, no age limit or maximum number of volunteer for this project.
January 17, 2015: WORLD POLICE AND FIRE GAMES INFORMATION SESSION 11 AM - 12 PM
On Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 11 AM - 12 PM at the Thomas Jefferson Library in Falls Church, RSVP-Northern Virginia will hold an informational session for individuals interested in volunteering with the World Police and Fire Games.
To register, click HERE