AmeriCorps Seniors

What is AmeriCorps Senior?

Formerly known as the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) program, AmeriCorps Seniors was established in 1971 and is one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation.
 
AmeriCorps Seniors is federally funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and with local sponsorship from our United Way of Martin County.
 
AmeriCorps Seniors offers volunteers 55 years of age and older a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact and benefit volunteers through their service experience.  Whether you want to put your skills to good use or explore new challenges, we have a wide range of volunteer opportunities waiting for you.
 
Here are some examples of the outcomes senior volunteers helped accomplish in Martin County last year:
  • 89% of tutored youth improved their reading grades
  • Over 15,892 lbs. of food were distributed to 4,811 clients
  • 23 volunteers are prepared to open and operate a Volunteer Reception Center in the event of a disaster
  • 82 veterans secured employment

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

  • Choose how, where and how often you want to volunteer from a few hours to 40 hours per week
  • Receive pre-service training, a great way to learn new skills
  • Receive FREE supplemental insurance while volunteering including excess accidental medical coverage, personal liability and excess auto liability
  • Get to know the community
  • Meet new friends
  • Gain an increase in health benefits - sense of purpose and fulfillment, self-confidence; reduce stress levels and risk of depression
  • Be part of the national service movement

 

Volunteer Information
Emergency Contact
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How did you hear about Volunteer United?
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program - RSVP

RSVP is a program of United Way of Martin County. RSVP is a federally funded program to engage personas 55+ in volunteer service. RSVP volunteers receive free supplemental accident insurance. 

Impact agencies are: Martin Volunteers (Volunteer Management, Veterans); United Way, House of HOpe, Council on Aging, St. Vincent de Paul (Food Security); 4Cs (Tutoring and/or Other Human Needs); Stuart Police, MC Sheriff's Office, and United Way (Community Based Human Needs); Big Brothers, Big Sisters and/or Boys and Girls Clubs (Mentoring for Success); Executive Services Corps (Management Consulting); United Way (Disaster Preparedness); Florida Oceanographic (Environmental Stewardship)
RSVP Insurance Info
Complete this information for free RSVP Supplemental Accident Insurance.
Disaster Volunteer
I, for myself and my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless the United Way of Martin County, Martin Volunteers, local governments, State of Florida, the organizers, sponsors and supervisors of all disaster preparedness, response and recovery activities from all liability for any and all risk of damage or bodily injury or death that may occur to me (including any injury caused by negligence), in connection with any volunteer disaster effort in which I participate. I likewise hold harmless from liability any person transporting me to or from any disaster relief activity. In addition, disaster relief officials have permission to utilize any photographs or videos taken of me for publicity or training purposes. I will abide by all safety instructions and information provided to me during disaster relief efforts. Further, I expressly agree that this release, waiver, and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the State of Florida, and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. I have no known physical or mental condition that would impair my capability to participate fully, as intended or expected of me. I have carefully read the foregoing release and indemnification and understand the contents thereof and sign this release as my own free act.
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