Current RSVP Volunteer Opportunities

Updated: Feb 18

[UPDATED 2/18/2021] A helpful roundup of all current volunteer opportunities available to AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers. Includes in-person as well as remote/virtual opportunities.

NOTE: This post will be updated monthly and will always be featured on our home page.


Volunteer opportunities will indicate "IN-PERSON" or "REMOTE". Volunteers choosing to serve in-person must complete and return the COVID-19 Safety Questionnaire in order to report hours and be eligible for AmeriCorps Seniors benefits.


ALTCEW - Check and Connect

REMOTE. Make telephone check-in calls to socially isolated seniors and adults with disabilities. Background check and computer use required. Sponsored by Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington (ALTCEW).


American Cancer Society - Discovery Shop

IN-PERSON. Retail/customer service at Garland district thrift store.


American Red Cross

REMOTE. For more information on any of the following positions, please contact Kari Strain at (509) 679-8795 or kari.strain@redcross.org.

  • Virtual Disaster Action Team (DAT) Responder On-call position to provide services and resources to clients impacted by house fire or other disaster.

  • Virtual Disaster Mental Health Looking for a credentialed mental health professional to support virtual family assistance center for those impacted by COVID and ongoing opportunity to support those impacted by other disasters.

  • Virtual Disaster Community Partnerships

  • Someone comfortable on the computer and phone to conduct outreach to organizations and verify resources available for those impacted by disaster.

  • Virtual Disaster Recovery Team Member

  • Provide follow-up casework for clients impacted by disaster and ensure they have resources needed for road to recovery.

  • Virtual Service to Armed Forces Community Resource Development Conduct outreach and document resources and services available to military community to meet critical needs.

Audubon Park United Methodist Church

IN-PERSON. Serve meals or work in the food bank.


Cancer Can't

IN-PERSON. Drive cancer patients to oncology appointments, using your own vehicle.


Catholic Charities Volunteer Chore Services

IN-PERSON. Deliver commodity food boxes to homebound clients.


Cheney Outreach Center

IN-PERSON. Assist low-income clients with accessing services including food, energy assistance, rent assistance, and more.


Compass Career Solutions - Community Inclusion Program

REMOTE. Pen-pal program writing letters to adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. NOTE: This is not an official RSVP service activity, and is not eligible for AmeriCorps Seniors benefits. We are still promoting it as a remote service activity addressing a critical need. Contact Britta Maddox at brmaddox@careersbycompass.com for more information.


Friends of the Bluff

REMOTE (return to in-person post-pandemic). Serve as the Treasurer on the Friends of the Bluff board. Provide budget management and financial planning. Current Treasurer will provide training.


Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

IN-PERSON. Deliver meals to homebound seniors, using your own vehicle.


Northwest Harvest

IN-PERSON. Sort and package food donations at distribution center.


Project Warm-Up

REMOTE. Knit, crochet, and quilt winter clothing and accessories for low-income and homeless people throughout Spokane County. Yarn and other supplies available at no cost.


Second Harvest

IN-PERSON. Sort and package food donations at distribution center.


Spark Central

IN-PERSON. Level Up after-school mentor program, station volunteer (general assistance).


SNAP - Neighbors on the Go

IN-PERSON. Provide transportation to Spokane County residents age 60+ or adults with disabilities for medical-related needs, such as appointments or picking up prescriptions from the pharmacy. Must use on vehicle.


Vitalant

IN-PERSON. Provide administrative/clerical assistance; pick up and deliver blood products using Vitalant vehicles; provide refreshments to and monitor blood donors; help run blood drives.


Women & Children's Free Restaurant

IN-PERSON. Help guide traffic and load vehicles during curbside food distributions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Writing Across Generations

REMOTE. Start date April 12, 2021. Connect virtually with local high school students to share stories and promote the benefits of journaling and creative expression.

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