AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP – Seminole County
Manager: Sharon Smith – ssmith@vcifl.org

VOLUNTEER FORM

AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP – Osceola County
Coordinator: Laura Rodriguez – lrodriguez@vcifl.org

VOLUNTEER FORM

AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP volunteers play a critical role in educational success, human needs, homelessness, health and wellness, hospital support, and senior services. Long-term volunteer opportunities can be found on our Volunteer Match page at: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/org73313.jsp

Volunteers needed to lead senior chair exercise classes twice per week for 12-week sessions in Seminole County, East Orange County, and Kissimmee. Volunteers will be trained in the evidence-based SAIL program – Staying Active and Independent for Life – and have the opportunity to shadow and co-lead classes with a seasoned expert in the program, as part of your training. No experience necessary, just a desire to help seniors maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle and to avoid falls in their daily activities. Contact Sharon Smith at ssmith@vcifl.org for more information!

SAIL program, RSVP

Join RSVP and volunteer with Adult Literacy League! Volunteers helping adult learners with reading and ESOL. Many more opportunities are available. Volunteers need to be 55 or older. Contact Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org.

Adult Literacy League, RSVP Seminole

Volunteer for the Arts! Osceola Arts is looking for volunteers to assist as ushers, ticket-takers, and more for their upcoming theater shows. Watch the show for free afterward! Dates for various showtimes upon request. Contact us for more details or to sign up!

Contact Laura at lrodriguez@vcifl.org for more information!

Osceola Arts, RSVP Osceola

Christian Help’s Redeemed Thrift Shop in Casselberry, The Sharing Center in Longwood, and Second Chance Thrift Shop in St. Cloud have plenty of volunteer opportunities available! Help sort donations, stock shelves, or check out customers. Morning or afternoon shifts are available! Join the fun!

Contact Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org to find out more.

Christian Help’s Redeemed Thrift Shop in Casselberry, RSVP Osceola

AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP is a program to help seniors aged 55 and older find meaningful and rewarding volunteer opportunities in their communities. Contact: Seminole County Sharon Smith, RSVP Manager – ssmith@vcifl.org Osceola County Laura Rodriguez, RSVP Coordinator – lrodriguez@vcifl.org

If you live in a County other than Seminole or Osceola, you can still volunteer with some of our opportunities!
Contact us to find out more!

Join RSVP!

Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity! Habitat for Humanity Seminole-Apopka is now accepting volunteers again to build neighbors’ houses! Volunteers with RSVP need to be 55+. Contact Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org

Habitat for Humanity, RSVP Osceola and Seminole Counties

Food Security Volunteers
-Food pantries in Longwood and Kissimmee
-Drive through pantry once a month, in Osceola County
-Meals on Wheels needs route drivers
Volunteers are a lifeline for seniors who need a little assistance to remain in their own homes. Provide nourishment for their bodies and a quick check in for a senior in need.

Contact Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org for more info!

Food Security Volunteers, RSVP Osceola & Seminole

Help with our new drive.

The Picnic Project in Sanford is in need of feminine hygiene products and adult diapers. Serving thousands of people every year, the Picnic Project provides food and other necessities each week to folks experiencing hunger and homelessness. Donations can be dropped off on Thursday or Friday mornings from 9:00 am until noon at the First United Methodist Church located at 419 S Park Avenue in Sanford. It is best to park on 5th Street and enter through the alley. Donations can also be accepted at the VCI office located at 3545 Lake Breeze Dr in Orlando by appointment.

Contact Sharon Smith at 404-290-1583 to make arrangements. Thank you for helping us to provide dignity and health to those in need.

The Picnic Project, RSVP Sanford

Various positions, such as greeters, costumed re-enactors, cleaning exhibits, and administrative work at the St Cloud Heritage Museum, Osceola History Welcome Center, and Pioneer Village in Kissimmee.

Contact Laura at lrodriguez@vcifl.org for more information!

St. Cloud Heritage Museum, Osceola History Welcom Center, and Pioneer Village in Kissimmee, RSVP Osceola

We need fabric! Join our fabric drive! Contact Sharon to ask how you can donate at ssmith@vcifl.org.

Fabric Drive!, RSVP

We have bingo! Come join us for bingo every 3rd Monday. Contact Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org for more information.

Bingo!, RSVP

Healthcare Volunteers (Various Positions Available) Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation Volunteers needed to assist chemotherapy patients with snack, drinks, blankets, and companionship. Locations in Lake Mary, Altamonte Springs, Orlando, and Kissimmee.

Contact Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org for more info!

Healthcare, RSVP Osceola and Seminole Counties

HELPING COMMUNITIES THROUGH
HIGH IMPACT VOLUNTEERING

AMERICORPS SENIORS RSVP PROGRAM BENEFITS

CIMA Supplemental Insurance
During the hours which you volunteer (including driving time to and from the opportunity), AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP membership provides supplemental insurance, at no cost to you. What this means is that, while you probably already have insurance, our program picks up any out-of-pocket expenses you may incur should you have an accident during your volunteer time. This is an automobile and personal liability as well as accident insurance. AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP will cover/reimburse these out-of-pocket costs (including the breakage of glasses, hearing aids or dentures) up to $50,000 annually.

Life Insurance Benefit
In the event that a volunteer passes away during their hours of volunteering, AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP provides a $2,500 ‘death benefit’ to the volunteer’s indicated beneficiary.

Recognition / Appreciation
AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP believes that your service should be recognized! We think that volunteers like you are directly countering the adverse effects of living in our increasingly uninvolved and unengaged society, and we think that you should be applauded for all the work you do. We provide an annual recognition luncheon (during May or June) and several other intermittent rewards to our members (t-shirts, hats, etc.) to show our appreciation for all your work.

Matching
We provide matching services to our members, and if you have any friends who are interested in volunteering, but don’t know where to go, we can help there as well. We have partners in education, health, food insecurity, poverty alleviation, community gardens and more.

Studies have shown that social isolation negatively impacts the physical, emotional, and mental health of mature adults. Volunteers for Community Impact is fixing this problem by encouraging mature adults to use their energy, creativity, and experience to change the lives of other Central Florida residents..

AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP volunteers serve as often as they like in areas such as education, food security, and health. They play a critical role with educational success, human needs, homelessness, health and wellness, hospital support, and senior services. AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP Volunteers must be at least 55 years old, receive training for their service area, and are honored at a recognition banquet every year.

Across Seminole, Osceola, and Orange Counties, 408 volunteers have served over 29,000 hours in efforts to better the Central Florida community. AmeriCorps Seniors has programs in almost any area you could want to volunteer. AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP volunteer coordinators work with prospective volunteers to find the right place where they can make the most impact. Together, Volunteers for Community Impact and you can improve the Central Florida area.

Bingo! Join us every 3rd Monday at One Senior Place Orlando.

Learn more about RSVP from Executive Director, Hue Jacobs, on Orange TV!

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Volunteers for Community Impact

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