OneOC: Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteers Needed for Buena Park Meals on Wheels

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by OneOC

Published

10/23/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Address

1901 E. 4th St. #100
Santa Ana
CA
92705
United States

Description

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 1.5 hours.

Wage: This is a volunteer opportunity.

Position: Food Delivery - Drivers are needed to deliver meals to home-bound seniors and disabled individuals. Buena Park Meals on Wheels provides meals to more than 11,000 individuals per year. All volunteer drivers need to have a car, automobile insurance and a current driver’s license.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Step 1 - Driver collects food bags from Buena Park Senior Center
  • Step 2 - Driver goes to local hospital to collect the meals
  • Step 3 – Driver delivers food to home-bound or disabled individuals on their list
  • Step 4 – Driver returns food bags to Buena Park Senior Center


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 aedmunds@oneoc.org


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