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Learn about the AmeriCorps Seniors Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

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About RSVP

Interested in volunteering but not sure where to get started? Or maybe you're a lifelong volunteer looking for a new challenge? RSVP enrolls, places, and provides support for volunteers, age 55+ in numerous non-profit organizations. Tell us your interests and RSVP will assist you in finding a meaningful and comfortable place for you to contribute. RSVP volunteers serve in health and social service agencies, schools, libraries, museums, and government agencies. RSVP Volunteers are recognized and appreciated for their service and are also covered by supplemental insurance while on duty. As an additional benefit, volunteers may receive limited mileage reimbursement. 





Monday through Friday: 8 AM to 5 PM


Barelas Senior Center
714 7th St. SW, 87102


Monthly Newsletter

May 2024

Volunteer Badge Policy

It is standard operating procedure of the Department of Senior Affairs and RSVP that all volunteers wear an RSVP-approved name badge while on City of Albuquerque Property. Badges must be worn on the outermost layer of clothing above the waist at all times while volunteering. If you need a volunteer badge, please contact the RSVP office to request one.

Web Assistant Trainings

If you need a refresher on how to enter your hours into the Web Assistant, training sessions are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Barelas Senior Center – RSVP office.

To register for other RSVP volunteer opportunities, visit the One Albuquerque RSVP Volunteer page


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Non-Discrimination Policy

The City of Albuquerque AmeriCorps Seniors Programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age (excluding program minimum age requirements), national origin (ancestry), English proficiency, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. AmeriCorps Seniors Programs aim to provide a service in which everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered.

It is the policy of The City of Albuquerque AmeriCorps Seniors Programs that every volunteer receives fair, just, and equitable treatment, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, formal education, experience, political affiliation, marital or parental status, or military service. Each volunteer will be heard and may express grievances with assurance of receiving impartial consideration and freedom from any form of retribution. It is the policy of the City of Albuquerque AmeriCorps Seniors Programs, upon determining that such prohibited discrimination has occurred, to take all necessary corrective action to remedy the discrimination and prevent its recurrence.

Throughout the history of the City of Albuquerque AmeriCorps Seniors Programs, there has not been any discrimination complaints filed. To obtain a copy of the compliance history report, contact the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs Community Volunteer Engagement Manager (CVEM). The CVEM may be reached at (505) 764-6406 or via email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Agency

City of Albuquerque, RSVP is an equal opportunity Agency. Enrollment is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. RSVP provides reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.