Volunteering

Put Your Experience to Work

RSVP shows you how you can apply the skills and wisdom you’ve acquired throughout your life to make a positive difference in the lives of others. A part of Senior Corps, RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people 55 and over, with more than 300,000 volunteers tackling tough issues in communities nationwide. You choose how and where you want to serve, how much time you want to give and whether you want to share skills you have or develop new ones.

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Impact Areas

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Companionship

RSVP volunteers provide companionship for older adults on a flexible schedule of 2 to 4 hours per week.

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Education

There are many opportunities for adults who want to support the classroom or serve as positive role models.

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Food Distribution

RSVP volunteers participate in food distribution through Shawnee Community Services, and Catholic Charities Food Pantry.

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Meals on Wheels

RSVP volunteers serve with Shawnee Meals on Wheels and Johnson County Human Services to provide daily deliveries.

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By the Numbers


# Hours Reported

42,815 Volunteer Hours reported in 2016. This was our greatest year yet! You can 'Volunteer' your time ...


# Volunteers

In 2016, 257 volunteers helped serve ...


Impact on Community

Food pantries, K12 students, veterans, and companionship were just some of the many ways that RSVP impacted the local community in 2016 ...