Honoring Senior Volunteers

Senior Corps Week

The Corporation for National and Community Service is joining with organizations across the country to honor the powerful impact of Senior Corps volunteers and encourage more Americans 55+ to serve their communities through the third annual Senior Corps Week, taking place May 6-10.

For more than four decades, Senior Corps volunteers have used their lifetime of skills and experience to meet community needs. Today more than 330,000 volunteers age 55+ are serving through Senior Corps' three programs – Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and RSVP.

“At a time of increased need and declining resources, volunteers age 55 and over are stepping in to fill the gaps,” said Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service. “Today, more than ever, communities need the talents and skills of all Americans to help move this nation forward. Senior Corps volunteers are delivering enormous social and economic benefits to our communities and demonstrating that service is good for the nation and those who serve.”

Join the RSVP Program in Your Area

RSVP programs connect volunteers age 55 and over with service opportunities in their communities that match their skills and availability. From building houses to providing transportation to medical appointments, from enhancing the capacity of non-profit organizations to improving and protecting the environment, RSVP volunteers put their unique talents to work to make a difference. Contact the offices below for more information on volunteer opportunities in your area!

Big Island

Contact: Edward Yokoyama
Phone: 808-961-8730
Email: rsvp@co.hawaii.hi.us


Contact: Celia Melchor-Questin
Phone: 808-241-4478
Email: cmquestin@kauai.gov


Contact: Dana Acosta
Phone: 808-270-7323
Email: dana.acosta@co.maui.hi.us


Contact: Johnell Yamamoto
Phone: 808-768-7779
Email: jyamamoto1@honolulu.gov

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