If you’re willing to share the skills and experience you have gained through a lifetime of living, come join us. Become a United Way RSVP member today!
United Way Retired & Senior Volunteer Program is changing the image of older adults. RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people age 55 and over. Consisting of over
200,000 volunteers throughout the country, RSVP members tackle tough issues in their community. RSVP offers a full range of volunteer opportunities specialized for older and more experienced
adults. When you join RSVP, you will have a chance to learn new skills, utilize skills you already have and become involved in activities that will benefit your local community.
Through RSVP, volunteers match their skills, wisdom and talents with the needs of the community in Lake, LaPorte, Porter and Starke Counties.
Who can join United Way RSVP?
Seniors 55 and older
Seniors who have a genuine desire to make a difference in their community
What can you find United Way RSVP volunteers doing?
Assisting at Hospitals, Food Banks, Shelters, Hospice, Nutrition Sites, V.A. Clinics, Civic Centers and Day Care Centers
Working with after school programs for children, teenagers and young adults
Knitting, crocheting & sewing
Tax Preparation for low income households and seniors
Helping to provide serves for the needy and most vulnerable.
Answer and directing calls for your station
And, much more…….
We can match your abilities, skills and interests to one of our various stations!
How to Join:
Print out our volunteer application by clicking here. Fill out
the form and mail to United Way RSVP, 951 Eastport Centre Dr. Valparaiso, IN 46383.
If you have questions or need assistance with the RSVP application, contact Evelyn Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-464-3583, ext. 127.
This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or religion.
Interested in becoming an RSVP Station?
RSVP members are stationed at RSVP stations throughout a 4-county area. These stations are places where members volunteer their time and talents. A station can be any nonprofit or
business that uses volunteers to tackle hard issues such as hunger, health care, domestic violence, economic opportunity, education, veterans and military family support services.
United Way RSVP Stations receive the following program benefits:
FREE Volunteer placement
FREE Volunteer Management Training
No pressure to keep a volunteer who doesn’t work out.
Social, educational and recognition events throughout the year for not only the RSVP member but station supervisors.
Another benefit for current volunteers who are part of your agency
And, so much more.
Interested in being a United Way RSVP Station? Click here to email or call 219.464.3583.
Current United Way RSVP Stations
Adam Benjamin VA Clinic
Bonner Senior Center (Portage Township)
Calumet College of St. Joseph
Community Services of Starke County
Duneland Family YMCA
First Presbyterian Resale Shop
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana
Habitat for Humanity NWI - ReStore
Lake Area United Way
Lake County Sheriff's Department (POAP)
Meals on Wheels of LaPorte City
Meals on Wheels of Michigan City
Meals on Wheels Northwest Indiana
Memorial Opera House
Mental Health America of Porter County
Michigan City Senior Center
New Creations Men's Center
Porter County Aging & Community Services (PCACS)
Recovery Connection (Porter County PACT)
Reins of Life, Inc.
Sacred Heart Food Pantry
Salvation Army- LaPorte
Secret's Loving Care Adult Day Service
Sojourner Truth House
St. Agnes Adult Day Service Center
St. Mary's Thrift Shop
Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc.
United Way of Porter County
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (UWPC)
Village Park Enrichment Center at Banta
VNA Porter County - Meals on Wheels, Hospice & Lifeline