RSVP-Northern Virginia at OLLI-Mason

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RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to thank all of the members of The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University who attended “The Value and Benefits of Volunteering in Retirement” held last Friday at OLLI’s Tallwood campus in Fairfax.

Screen Shot 2019-04-12 at 10.56.08 AMThis special seminar hosted at OLLI-Mason was a joint project produced by
RSVP-Northern Virginia and Fairfax County’s Volunteer Solutions.

Presenters at the seminar included Rob Paine of RSVP-Northern Virginia, Emily Thomas of Volunteer Solutions and Ken Kozloff, a volunteer engagement leader with RSVP,  who is shown in the photo at the top of this post, speaking with students during the seminar.

As promised to participants, today we are posting two items that mirror the seminar’s audio visual presentation that you can access by clicking the following links

a downloadable PDF of the Keynote presentation and

a video version of the same presentation that also includes the videos that feature several retired volunteers discussing why they enjoy giving back.

We would like to thank all of the staff at OLLI for making this seminar possible.

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To register for this free info session, please call 703-403-5360 or you can sign up online by clicking  May 10 RSVP INFO Session

RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University offers intellectual and cultural experiences in a welcoming atmosphere to Northern Virginia residents in their retirement years. For more info on OLLI-Mason, please visit https://olli.gmu.edu or call (703)- 503-3384.

The presentation was written and designed by Carly Hubicki, Rob Paine and Emily Thomas. We would like to extend a very special thank you to RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer engagement leader and OLLI instructor Lou Coglianese who served as a special volunteer consultant on this project. We appreciate his feedback and guidance. 

About RSVP

RSVP- Northern Virginia  offers more than 300 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching financial literacy. RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including the upcoming Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.

Each RSVP member  receives personalized support from our volunteer specialist who helps matches our volunteers with meaningful, social, convenient and fun volunteer experiences. This is a free service provided to all those 55 and better in RSVP’s service area.

facebook why do they rsvpRSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group service projects and social gatherings.

Volunteering with RSVP is healthy, social and fun.

To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org.

RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.

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