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Retired Senior Volunteer Program

A Maryland Day to Serve Project

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program is gearing up for our Maryland Day to Serve Project - Hygiene for Humanity. We have joined Marylanders from across the state, along with our neighbors from Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, DC, to engage in service from September 11 through September 28, 2014. During this time, we will be collecting travel-size toiletries to pack 1,000 hygiene kits for homeless individuals throughout Baltimore County! Please see the flyer (PDF) for details.

Help us reach our goal by making a donation of toothpaste, toothbrushes, lotion, soap, deodorant and shampoo. Each senior center will serve as a donation drop-off location.

Lastly, the Hygiene for Humanity Packing Party will commence Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Senior Expo. To make a donation or pre-register for the packing event, please phone the RSVP office at 410-887-3101 or email volunteers@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Find more information on Day to Serve.

Talented? Motivated? Over 55?

Are you seeking to make a difference within your community by utilizing your experience and skills to become a part of the solution to a problem facing us today?

If you answered "Yes," then please accept this invitation to serve as an RSVP Volunteer.

Image of RSVP logo, an Invitation to Volunteer to retired seniors.
     

You would be joining a group of 1200 volunteers serving Baltimore County through the Retired and Senior Program (RSVP), a key component of Senior Corps, which is overseen by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

As an RSVP volunteer, you can and will make a difference in the lives of the people you touch. To learn more call 410-887-3101 or email volunteers@baltimorecountymd.gov. An online RSVP Volunteer Application (PDF) can also be completed, printed, signed and submitted to RSVP, 611 Central Avenue, Towson, Maryland, 21204.

Examples of how you may utilize your talents include the following:

  • Repair seniors homes and make accessibility modifications
  • Perform on-line job searches for the unemployed
  • Plant trees or clean streams
  • Assist kindergarten children in their classrooms
  • Tutor elementary children
  • Assist nursing home residents with activities and friendly visits
  • Prepare taxes
  • Educate the community about how to decrease energy usage
  • Teach about nature and gardening
  • Advocate for foster care children
  • Pack food at a food pantry
  • Lead classes in senior centers or monitor fitness centers

Resources

Home Team Program Volunteers Wanted
Volunteer to assist homebound seniors in your neighborhood.

Local Watershed Associations
Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management in partnership with local watershed associations offers volunteering opportunities to help the environment.

Revised September 2, 2014

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