Volunteer Frequently Asked Questions
How old must I be to join RSVP?
You must be 55 and older.
What if I am under age 55?
You can go to volunteer Match.org for volunteer opportunities for people of all ages.
Do I have to be retired in order to join RSVP?
No, you can still work full time or part time and still become a member of RSVP.
Who decides where and how I volunteer?
You make the decision as to where you want to volunteer.
(please refer to our list of volunteer stations).
Do I have to volunteer a minimum of hours?
No, you can volunteer as little as one hour a month. It depends upon your flexibility and the needs of the volunteer site.
Am I covered by insurance while volunteering?
RSVP carries supplemental liability coverage on their volunteers. This coverage is secondary to your own insurance coverage and includes: accident, personal liability and excess automobile liability.
What is a Volunteer Station?
An organization that works with RSVP and accepts the responsibility for the assigment and superversion of RSVP volunteers.
Can I volunteer at more than one site?
Yes, you can volunteer at numerous sites of your choice.
Will I receive training?
Yes, each volunteer site will provide training for new volunteers.
Can I change volunteer sites if I want?
Yes. We ask that if you change sites, you contact the RSVP office of your decision.