We are the premier volunteer recruitment, training and placement agency for adults older than 55 in Clinton and Hickman County. Whether making calls to the elderly, helping youngsters discover the joy of reading, or developing funding proposals for struggling community programs - RSVP volunteers share a common bond: An eagerness to be productive.
We are a branch of the Paducah/McCracken County Retired & Senior Volunteer Program. For more information please visit rsvpofpaducah.org.
The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is a national network of more than 450,000 Americans who are age 55 and over and provide volunteer service to their communities through local organisations. RSVP involves adults in community services that matches their personal interests and makes use of skills and life experiences to address priority needs in over 1,500 counties across the Nation.
The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Paducah-McCracken and Hickman County is one of over 750 projects located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. RSVP funding is provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the State of Kentucky, local townships and businesses.
We offer maximum flexibility and choice to our volunteers and match the personal interests and skills of mature Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems. RSVP volunteers choose how and where they want to serve - from a few to over 40 hours a week - and makes it easy for mature adults to find the types of volunteer service opportunities that appeal to them.
- Are covered by free Volunteer Supplemental Accident and Liability Insurance.
- Want to make a difference in their communities.
- Are at least 55 years of age and serve in Paducah/McCracken County.
- Receive Placement Services - members can choose from a wide range of volunteer opportunities in many different agencies, hospitals and schools.
- Gain membership in a national organization that supports volunteerism.
- May attend the annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet.
- Receive the quaterly RSVP newsletter.
Old age is not a defeat but a victory, not a punishment but a privilege … we all have the responsibility to remain active in retirement, to keep ourselves well informed, to cooperate with responsible public and private agenciens concerned with programs and activities that will make our nation strong … and … benefit … all Americans.
Ethel Percy Andrus (1884 - 1967)
Founder of AARP
217 1/2 East Clay Street
Clinton, KY 42031
Phone: (270) 653-5853