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AmeriCorps/RSVP for Union, Ouachita and Columbia Counties in South Arkansas


AmeriCorps Seniors/RSVP

AmeriCorps Seniors/RSVP is a nationwide volunteer program which invites adults age 55 and over to use their life experience and skills to answer the call of their neighbors in need. RSVP volunteers put their experience to work solving problems close to home.


As an AmeriCorps Senior volunteer, you will receive:

  • Free volunteer placement
  • The opportunity to use your experience and skills
  • The chance to learn new skills and discover new interests
  • Free supplemental accident and liability insurance
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Invitations to special events

Health Benefits of Volunteering

  • Decreases the risk of depression
  • Provides a sense of purpose and teaches valuable skills
  • Helps people stay physically and mentally active
  • Reduces stress levels
  • Helps you meet others and develop new relationships
  • May help you live longer

Among their many accomplishments, AmeriCorps Senior volunteers:

  • Help elders with transportation and meals
  • Build wheelchair ramps
  • Prepare tax returns for low income families
  • Change lives by mentoring or tutoring young people and/or adults
  • Support local food pantries to alleviate food insecurity

In 2020, Tri-County RSVP volunteers gave 25,420 hours to help strengthen our local community. The 146 volunteers made a difference!

Senior volunteers

Senior volunteers

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