OneOC: Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteers Needed This Summer for Reading Program at Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by OneOC



Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Someone Cares Soup Kitchen
720 W 19th St
Costa Mesa
United States


The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), is a free members-only program through the Corporation of National Community Service for adults age 55 and beyond. Established in 1971, RSVP is one of the largest senior volunteer organizations in the nation with more than 360,000 volunteers. Volunteers can use the skills and talents they’ve learned over the years or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within our community. 

OneOC hosts RSVP volunteers in local Orange County nonprofits to ensure that those most in need of education, food security, food delivery and employment receive the help they need most. RSVP volunteers choose where and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours a month to 40 hours per week.

Benefits of RSVP:

  • Personalized Matching — RSVP Orange County has over three decades of experience in matching volunteers with opportunities to meet community needs. We are here to find you the right opportunity for your passions, skills, interests, and your schedule
  • Volunteer Insurance — excess accident medical coverage while volunteering
  • Recognition — members are eligible for annual recognition including the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards, special events and more
  • Community Engagement — newsletters, e-news, website including new opportunities, events, training opportunities and more

About OneOC – OneOC’s mission is to “accelerate nonprofit success.” OneOC provides volunteers, training, consulting and business services to nonprofits to help them become as efficient and effective as they are passionate about their missions.

Hours of Volunteer Service: RSVP volunteers can give 1-40 hours weekly, whatever fits your lifestyle! Weekly time commitment for this position is a minimum of 1 hour, Monday through Friday.

Wage: This is a volunteer opportunity.

Position: Volunteer from July to August for Todos Santos at Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. Volunteers will work with 1st-3rd Grade students helping them maintain reading skills over the summer break. Volunteers are needed for up to 3 mornings per week, 8:30am to 11:30am. Volunteers will work with students both 1:1 and in groups of up to 3, in 45-minute classes.

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to participate as an RSVP Volunteer, the candidate must be age 55 or older and complete the RSVP application.

How To Apply

You may apply directly to the RSVP Volunteer Program by emailing Abby Edmunds at