Serving Sacramento, Placer and Yolo Counties
RSVP is part of the Corporation for National & Community Service and is sponsored locally by Sacramento County Department of Health & Human Services.
RSVP Phone (916) 875-3631
Who can volunteer?
Anyone over 55 years of age and willing to share their lifetime of experience is eligible. Seniors are vital contributing members of our community who can make a difference in the lives of others by sharing their talents and experience.
Where do volunteers work?
Volunteers work in a variety of community settings such as schools, food distribution centers, libraries, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and various non-profit organizations. There are 45 public and non-profit agencies from which a volunteers may choose an assignment in the RSVP service area of Sacramento, Placer and Yolo Counties.
How can I apply?
There is no fee for participating in RSVP. Orientation is provided by RSVP staff who will then help prospective volunteers find volunteer activities that interest them.
For more information, contact RSVP at 916-875-3631 or send an email to SVS-RSVP@saccounty.net
What kind of work is done?
Volunteers may choose from a wide variety of activities including tutoring children or adults, delivering meals, advocating for seniors, packaging and distributing food, and providing clerical support to name just a few.
RSVP also sponsors the local Veteran History Project.
Are benefits provided?
All RSVP volunteers are covered by supplemental accident and personal liability insurance. Volunteers that drive as part of their volunteer job are covered by supplemental automobile liability insurance. In addition, volunteers receive community recognition, training from their sites, and limited mileage reimbursement is available.
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