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Retired Senior Volunteer Program

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Information about volunteering as a senior and helping senior organizations in the Albuquerque area.

Volunteer service builds bridges throughout our community and connects people to people. Meaningful volunteer opportunities are offered for volunteers of all ages. If you have time and energy to spare, we can connect you with organizations or individuals who need assistance, by simply calling our volunteer office at 764-1616.

Program Supervisor:  Robert Sandoval.

RSVP Volunteers (aged 55 and older) work throughout the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County community by providing support services to more than 220 public and nonprofit agencies including schools, hospitals, museums, senior centers, frail elderly programs, police departments, juvenile programs, social services, homeless facilities, child abuse and neglect shelters, environmental projects, and disaster relief programs. Volunteers also work on one-time special-event projects, such as Daffodils for Hospice and Make a Difference Day.

RSVP benefits include:

  • Supplemental accident and liability coverage while on duty
  • Mileage and meal reimbursement for those in need
  • Recognition events, awards ceremonies, and social gatherings
  • Networking with other volunteers and agencies
  • Opportunities for meaningful, challenging, and diverse volunteer experiences
  • Assistance with volunteer placement

Volunteer Announcements

Check these announcements for additional volunteer opportunities.

*Indicates a City of Albuquerque Volunteer Opportunity.

Promotional Assistant

*Help promote animal adoption events for the City of Albuquerque's Animal Welfare Department.

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Special Event Assistant

*Help the City of Albuquerque's Animal Welfare Department connect shelter animals with caring homes during adoption events.

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Truancy Intervention Initiative Volunteer

Assist Albuquerque Public Schools with clerical support and outreach.

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Volunteer Greeter

Two regular volunteers and one substitute volunteers are needed to greet at the Healthplex (Presbyterian Hospital Health Services).

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