Tag: volunteers

There are still many great volunteer opportunities available for RSVP’ers in November

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist    There is still a good part of November remaining and RSVP and its partners have plenty of social and convenient volunteer opportunities available. Below are a list of some of these  offerings. Not a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia yet? If you are 55 or better, please visit

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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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RSVP volunteer says she gets more from volunteering than those she helps

Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia marketing and outreach specialist “Volunteering is a good way to keep social,” says RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer and engagement leader Sue Dussinger of Alexandria. “I have never in my life been a real ‘joiner’ but once you get into it (volunteering) you can’t stop. I love interacting with

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RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold Art of Volunteering Seminar in Falls Church, Nov. 18

RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Monday,Nov. 18, at 1:30  p.m., at the James Lee Community Center in Falls Church.  The one-hour event is free and open to the public.  You can register online now at RSVP November 18 Seminar Sign up or you can register by calling Shannon

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RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold Art of Volunteering Seminar in Alexandria, Nov. 6

RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Wednesday, Nov 6, at 1:30  p.m., at the Sherwood Regional Library in the Alexandra section of Fairfax County.   The one-hour event is free and open to the public.  You can register online now at RSVP November 6 Seminar Sign up or you can

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in November and beyond

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist    Welcome to November! November is a  month during which we express gratitude for our veterans (Veterans Day  is Nov. 11) and then of give thanks on Thanksgiving. RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for November and into holiday season provided by our partners and

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Volunteer Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in October 2019 and beyond

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to September (a few days early)!We hope you had a great summer! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for  September and a little beyond  provided by our partners and friends. Most are one time events that we hope you will find convenient, fun and great opportunities

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RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold Art of Volunteering Seminar in Arlington, Oct. 23

RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m., at the Capital Caring Halquist Center in Arlington. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.  You can register online now at https://conta.cc/2lYw7VG RSVP, the region’s largest volunteer network for those 55-years-old or

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Register today for one of RSVP’s October 26th VolunteerFest Group Service Projects

October is in the air at RSVP-Northern Virginia and that means Volunteer Fairfax’s VolunteerFest is just around the corner. This year, RSVP is hosting not just one, but two VolunteerFest projects with two of our fantastic partners United Community and CRi. Both will be hosting separate  VolunteerFest projects on Saturday, Oct. 26.  If you are

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Venture into Volunteering 2019 a Success

Thank you to everyone who attended yesterday’s very successful  Venture into Volunteering Fair at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Story and photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia. The RSVP-Northern Virginia team enjoyed meeting everyone who visited our booth and chatted with RSVP and other  Volunteer Fairfax  staff including  Volunteer Fairfax Chief Executive  Steve Mutty,

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in October 2019 and beyond-Still time to sign up for VolunteerFest

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to October. We hope your autumn is off to a great start! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for October and a little beyond  provided by our partners and friends for our great retired and senior volunteers in Northern Virginia.  Most are one time events that we hope

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