Tag: senior corps

Learn why more Northern Virginia retirees are RSVP’ing

  Are you 55 or better, living in Northern Virginia and  looking for volunteer experiences that are healthy, social, fun and convenient? Take a look at this 60 second video and find out why so many seniors and retirees in Northern Virginia are joining RSVP. For more info or to sign up for one of

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Happy 50th Apollo 11- The Spirit Lives On

Where were you on July 20, 1969? This weekend (along with everyone)  RSVP-Northern Virginia celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of the crowning achievements in history, putting a human on the moon.  During President John F. Kennedy’s famous speech at at Rice University,  September 12, 1962, when he said the U.S. would put a man

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Find Out Why Volunteering and the Senior Games Go Hand in Hand

RSVP-Northern Virginia and The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics are again partnering to offer Northern Virginia seniors an outstanding opportunity to make new friends and stay both mentally and physically active while inspiring others to lead a healthy lifestyle. RSVP volunteer and NVSO gold medal diver Carol Mackela is featured in a new Fairfax County Channel

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Volunteers needed for full-scale emergency exercise in Burke, July 19

Want to see public health emergency response in action and help your community? Want to see public health emergency response in action and help your community? Volunteer to participate in Capital Fortitude, a full-scale emergency exercise designed to evaluate the National Capital Region’s ability to dispense medication quickly in response to an anthrax attack. To

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RSVP on the iHeart Sunday

Volunteer sign up has begun for the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and RSVP’s Rob Paine and NVSO multi-gold medal winner and bocce player Nick Garito of Fairfax will be on several local iHeart Radio stations on Sunday, July 7, to talk about the games and why you should get involved not only as a competitor

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RSVP-Northern Virginia and MLK National Day of Service 2019

Thank you to all the wonderful RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers who helped make events taking place in and around Monday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service a big success. As RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria, our volunteers and staff were mobilized to MLK Day weekend projects

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RSVP-Northern Virginia mobilizing to support three area MLK Day events

RSVP-Northern Virginia, a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington, is mobilizing its staff, volunteers and engagement leaders to support three Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service events, Jan. 21. In Fairfax County, RSVP members will help coordinate volunteers taking part in the 10th annual Give Together, a family-friendly event run by

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Volunteers needed for CarFit program

Volunteers are needed for the CarFit program which helps “fit” a vehicle to older adults to enhance comfort and improve safety. Volunteers use a 12-point checklist to assess the driver’s positioning on the gas and brake pedals, mirrors, seat, head rests and more.  Volunteers must be licensed drivers, have good time management skills and be

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Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing seeking volunteers

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) provides affordable housing and resident services to about 1360 household living in 14 properties located throughout Arlington County. APAH is conducting a resident customer satisfaction survey regarding the provision of maintenance, leasing, and resident services at its properties. The plan is to survey all leaseholders over a four year

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Help prepare students for the global economy at JA Finance Park

School is back in session in Northern Virginia and  our friends at Junior Achievement Finance Park need your help! Junior Achievement, an organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy, needs more volunteers at Finance Park, conveniently located in Central Fairfax. If you have not been to Finance Park, prepared to be

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Save Nov. 1 for RSVP

RSVP Northern Virginia is planning something big for Nov. 1 at Frying Pan Park in Herndon. If you are 55 or better and want to be part of the largest senior volunteer group around in time for this fun event, please sign up for our next orientation near Herndon  taking place in Reston, Sept.20.  You

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