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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Volunteer

If you have time and want to get involved, then volunteering can do you a lot of good. Research has found that volunteer work can help us to live longer, stay well and enjoy life more. Getting involved in volunteer work:
  • gives satisfaction
  • increases our self-worth
  • provides continued learning
  • helps us to make a difference
  • broadens our horizons
When considering volunteer work, it's good to ask yourself some questions:
  • What do you enjoy doing?
  • Do you like working on your own, or as part of a team?
  • Do you prefer working alone or out there meeting people?
  • How much time do you want to give?
  • Will it be episodic or a regular set commitment?

Don't over commit yourself - you can always expand your commitment.

Volunteer Opportunities

COSA program opportunities

Contact Senior Centers to ask about volunteer opportunities.

Other opportunities

Coming of Age

A Philadelphia-based national initiative created to help people age 50+ explore their futures, promote 50+ connection and contribution, and build stronger non-profits and communities. Resource list of opportunities to guide you.

Call: 800-454-5768

Visit their website: Volunteer

http://www.comingofage.org/connect/volunteer

RSVP

RSVP engages adults interested in volunteering in meaningful and impactful roles within local communities. Programs focus on important community needs such as child and adult literacy, food distribution and security and senior support services including companionship and transportation. Members of the Delaware County community, including seniors, recent retirees and corporate employees are invited to contact RSVP to learn about current opportunities for individuals and groups. Opportunities include virtual tutoring from any computer location to support struggling math students and veterans through a workforce development program, an excellent volunteer activity for corporate employees. Volunteer information sessions are held regularly throughout the area.

Contact (610) 834-1040, ext. 123 or visit www.rsvpmc.org to learn more.

Explore Volunteer Opportunities

Call the COSA volunteer coordinator at 610-490-1300 or complete the form below and the volunteer coordinator will be in touch with you shortly. 

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