The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Working hand in hand with local partners tapping the can-do spirit of the American people to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation.
RSVP is a division of Senior Corps, the largest national volunteer organization for people 55 years of age and older with nearly 430,000 volunteers working on crucial community issues. Here's a few of the benefits:
The Monroe County Commission on Aging administers the revenue of the Senior Milage to assist all Monroe County residents 60 years of age and older, promoting health, dignity and independence.
Retired and senior volunteers match their passions and interests with identified community needs. The RSVP volunteer chooses the type of experience they wish to have, and how often and how long they wish to serve. Volunteers can tap developed skills or expand into whole new areas of choice.
The Monroe Center offers services to promote positive aging, enhanced quality of life and independence for older adults in Monroe County. The Center is a leader in older adult services, information and education.
Using the skills and experience of citizens 55 years of age and older, Monroe County RSVP seeks to improve lives, strengthen communities and foster civic engagement through service and volunteerism.