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.
JULY 30, 2014 : NVAVA ENGAGING FOR IMPACT 2014 CONFERENCE 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM & 12 PM - 5 PM
On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM & 12 PM - 5 PM in Alexandria, RSVP-Northern Virginia is teaming up with NVAVA (Northern Virginia Association for Volunteer Administration) for this one time project where volunteers will help assist with the facilitation of the conference.
5 volunteers are needed from from 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM: to set up signs, assist presenters with audiovisual equipment and any other needs, set up breakfast for attendees, and welcome and register participants.
5 volunteers are needed from 12 PM - 5 PM: to set up lunch for attendees, provide information to registrants, assist presenters, and clean up.
To register as a volunteer, click HERE for the 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Shift
To register as a volunteer, click HERE for the 12 PM - 5 PM Shift
September 13, 2014 : NORTHERN VIRGINIA SENIOR OLYMPICS EVENT HELP 7:45 AM - 3 PM
On Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 7:45 AM - 3 PM in Arlington, RSVP-Northern Virginia is teaming up with Northern Virginia Senior Olympics for this one time project where volunteers will help as event support for the various olympic events of the day. 10 volunteers are needed for this project.
To register as a volunteer, click HERE