RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” seminar in McLean, Feb. 3

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RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Monday, Feb. 3, 2020,  at 10:30  a.m., at the Arleigh Burke Pavilion at the  Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.  

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

The Arleigh Burke Pavilion at the  Vinson Hall is located at 1739 Kirby Road in McLean, Va., 22101. The event will take place in the pavilion’s  multi-purpose room.

What is the “Art of Volunteering in Retirement?

“The art of successful volunteering in retirement is finding an experience that is fun, social, convenient and meaningful,” says Brandi Morris, RSVP’s program manager. “RSVP specializes in personally helping folks find their niche so they can fully utilize their interests and talents in retirement.”

“RSVP takes an innovative and creative approach to personally matching its volunteers with their ideal opportunities,” Brandi says.

Screen Shot 2020-01-07 at 12.25.18 PMRSVP 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 annual Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.

Several of RSVP’s nonprofit partners offer opportunities in the McLean Area including Vinson Hall, Riverbend Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.   Representatives from some of RSVP’s partners will also be on hand to speak briefly about their volunteer needs. 

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

To sign up for the Feb. 3 orientation, email RSVP Volunteer Specialist Shannon White swhite@volunteerfairfax.org, call RSVP at 703-403-5360 or sign up online at Feb. 3 McLean RSVP Seminar 

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

To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org.  RSVP Northern  Virginia is program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.

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