RSVP(Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)
YMCA of the Inland Northwest
RSVP provides seniors 55+ with meaningful opportunities for community involvement through volunteer service. (You do not have to be a senior to volunteer.)
RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few hours to over forty hours a week to help meet critical community needs.
RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers.
RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of seniors with opportunities to help solve community problems.
RSVP offers supplemental insurance while on duty, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.
RSVP membership benefits include transportation reimbursement for low-income volunteers and recognition events.
RSVP and Avista's Project Warm-up
Contact: Teri http://www.rsvpspokane.org/
Yarn is distributed to make hats, gloves, scarves and sweaters, and blankets, which are collected and distributed to local agencies which help the needy. RSVP Reading Corps
involves volunteers as tutors and reading to children.
- Share your knitting/crocheting skills. Help make hats, scarves, gloves, sweaters and blankets for distribution. RSVP provides yarn and needles to volunteers to make knitted/crocheted items, including cancer patient hats.
- Donate: embroidery thread, yarn, zippers, fabric, books, sewing notions, knitting needles, crochet hooks.
- Volunteer to read to children for the RSVP Reading Corp program.