RSVP enriches retirement for senior adults through significant community service work by encouraging volunteers to bring a lifetime of talent, experiences, skills and hobbies to community projects and organizations.
RSVP, one of the largest volunteer efforts in the nation, engages people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities. Volunteers make neighborhoods safer for the elderly, tutor children in schools, deliver meals and help at the food pantry, assist victims of natural disasters and serve their community in a myriad of other ways. The Lafayette County RSVP provides volunteer opportunities for persons in Oxford and Lafayette County. The purpose is to enrich retirement for older adults and retirees through significant community service work. RSVP encourages volunteers to bring a lifetime of talent, experiences, skills and hobbies to community projects and organizations needing volunteer talent. RSVP strives to respond to the needs of the community serving in public, private non-profit or health agencies throughout the area. RSVP is federally funded by AmeriCorps. The City of Oxford/Oxford Park Commission serves as the local sponsor. RSVP has been in Oxford and Lafayette County since 1972 recruiting volunteers to meet community needs.
|Supplemental insurance: Accident, Personal Liability, Excess Auto, Accidental Death and Disbursement|
|Annual recognition events|
|Training from volunteer stations|
|The chance to use your lifetime of skills and experience|
|The opportunity to learn something new and meet new friends|
|The satisfaction of knowing you are making a difference|