RSVP to hold free seminar on volunteering in retirement, Aug. 14 in Alexandria

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Have you just  retired or about to retire and wondering, what am I going to do with the rest of my life?  RSVP-Northern Virginia can help you find the answer. 

RSVP-Northern Virginia will hold a free  seminar on volunteering in retirement at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Charles E. Beatley Library in Alexandria.The one-hour event is free and open to the public.  

To sign up for the Aug. 14 info session, email RSVP volunteer specialist Brandi Morris at bmorris@volunteerfairfax.org or call RSVP at 703-403-5360. You can also sign up online at www.rsvpnova.org

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), the region’s largest volunteer network for those 55-years-old and better, provides free personalized support to seniors and retirees who are seeking social, fun and meaningful  service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. 

Charles Beatley Library is located at 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304.  Free parking is available.

RSVP offers more than 300 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries,  supporting local parks and teaching financial literacy. 

RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including the annual Northern Virginia Senior Olympics taking place Sept. 14-28.  Several of RSVP’s nonprofit partners offer opportunities in the Alexandria Area including New Hope Housing, Green Spring Gardens, United Community (Formerly UCM Alexandria) and Huntley Meadow Park. 

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RSVP volunteers have more than 300 opportunities to choose from including supporting the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics each September.

RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are also invited to monthly volunteer group service projects, free training and enrichment classes and social gatherings. 

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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