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AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP Volunteer Opportunities

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

AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP volunteers must be at least 55 years old.
* Indicates a virtual opportunity

OpportunityOrganizationWhereDateTimeCounty
Job Fair Volunteers Needed!
Christian Help has a scheduled Job Fair coming up on September 7th and November 2nd. 
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
Christian HelpCentral Florida Fairgrounds HALL C, 4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808September 7th and November 2nd9:00 AM - 4:30 PMOrange
The Osceola Council on Aging is in need of Meals-on-Wheels drivers!
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
Osceola Council on AgingKissimmee, St. Cloud, Holopaw, BVL, Celebration, and Poinciana.Monday - Friday9:30 AM - 11:00 AMOsceola
AdventHealth volunteer opportunities:
  • Nursing Unit
  • Guest Services
  • Transportation
  • Shuttle Driver
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
AdventHealthOsceola and Seminole CountiesContact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorSeminole and Osceola
Calling Adult Literacy Tutors in Seminole County!
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
Adult Literacy LeagueSeminole CountyContact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorSeminole
The Hope Partnership needs you to help update the community resource guide!
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
Hope PartnershipOsceola CountyEvery Monday and Friday9-10 AM and 3-4 PMOsceola
The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida is seeking volunteers to assist with special events, field trips, and with patron experience in the Center. The Center is located in Orange County.
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida851 N Maitland Ave, Maitland, FL 32751Contact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorOrange
The St Cloud Heritage Museum is back open after the renovations! Volunteers are needed to help unpack and reset the exhibits.
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org

St Cloud Heritage Museum1012 Massachusetts Ave, St Cloud, FL 34769Contact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorOsceola
The Senior Resource Alliance is in need of SHINE Volunteers.
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders)Contact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorSeminole
Become a Patient Support Volunteer.
Contact: Sharon at ssmith@vcifl.org
Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Contact Cooridantor

Contact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorSeminole, Osceola
The Sharing Center (Longwood) have many opportunities from the distribution center (need quite a bit of help there), food pantry, thrift store and the OASIS (place where those in need can get a shower, clean clothes, and a meal. Need volunteers to wash clothes and clean the showers).The Sharing Center600 N US Hwy 17 92 Suite 130, Longwood, FL 32750Contact CoordinatorContact CoordinatorSeminole

AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Volunteer Opportunities

AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteers serve 15 to 40 hours a week in locations such as schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, daycare centers, Head Start centers, or virtually from home. Each volunteer completes a pre-service orientation and training. Once volunteers are approved and meet certain income guidelines, they will also receive a small stipend for the time they volunteer.

OpportunityDescriptionCounty
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer and My Brother's Keeper (Orange County)Looking for men who are 55 or older who qualify for our AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program to mentor with My Brother's Keeper. Monthly stipend available for mentors. Learn more about My Brother's Keeper.Orange
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer and GOAL (Orange County)Looking for women who are 55 or older who qualify for our AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program to volunteer as a mentor, or an assistant troop leader in order to help us prepare girls for future success. Monthly stipend available for volunteers. Learn more about GOAL.Orange
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer (Orange County)AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents serve 15 to 40 hours a week in locations such as schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, daycare centers, Head Start centers, or virtually from home.Orange
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer (Seminole County)AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents serve 15 to 40 hours a week in locations such as schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, daycare centers, Head Start centers, or virtually from home.Seminole
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer (Volusia County)AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents serve 15 to 40 hours a week in locations such as schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, daycare centers, Head Start centers, or virtually from home.Volusia
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer (Osceola County)AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents serve 15 to 40 hours a week in locations such as schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, daycare centers, Head Start centers, or virtually from home.Osceola

OTTER  (Older Teachers Teaching Early Readers) Volunteer Opportunities

Using Scholastic’s REAL: Read, Excel, Achieve, Lead, the Whole Book Approach, and Visual Thinking Strategies curriculum, our new OTTER program will offer volunteer opportunities to people over the age of 16, who wish to read to young pre-K students and instill in them a lifetime love of reading, by helping to instill literacy skills that will help young students succeed academically.

OpportunityDescription
OTTER is looking for volunteers between the age of 16-54 who wish to share their love of reading and books with young children.We will provide an early intervention/prevention approach to literacy for this initiative, by engaging volunteers in pre-K and Early Head Start centers as well as virtual teleconferencing options (due to the COVID pandemic).
MONTHLY STIPEND AVAILABLE!
OTTER is looking for volunteers over the age of 55 who wish to share their love of reading and books with young children.
OTTER volunteers (ages 55+) were trained in child development, cultural consciousness, early childhood literacy, reading aloud techniques, and utilized preschool curriculums such as ELLM (Early Learning Literacy Model from the University of North Florida) or Scholastic’s Big Day for Pre-K. Originally OTTER was designed as a subset of the AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program using AmeriCorps Seniors FGP Volunteers to deliver the OTTER curriculum.

Virtual History Storyteller (must be 55 or older)

StoryCorps is a non-profit with a platform to help people preserve stories and personal history for all to enjoy and learn from. Volunteers for Community Impact is looking for Virtual Storytellers who want to share such a story. The story will be audio recorded and facilitated by an interviewer who will ask questions to help guide the conversation.

OpportunityDescription

Virtual History Storyteller (must be 55 or older)

Volunteers can tell one or more stories. Each story will be a separate recording. Storytellers must be enrolled under the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP Program, live in Seminole, Osceola, and Orange County in Florida, willing to create an account on StoryCorps and be 55 or older. Once enrolled, all questions can be directed to your AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP Coordinator.

Volunteers for Community Impact
3545 Lake Breeze Drive
Orlando, FL 32808
407.298.4180
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM