You Can Get Involved!

Colin Powell PosterSeniors are a vibrant part of Alexandria. There are many ways for residents 55+ to be involved in the community—and many ways to assist people 55+. Become a RSVP volunteer, attend a monthy Speaker Series event, or be a volunteer in your community.

RSVP: Your Invitation to Serve - Make an Impact Close to Home
RSVP-Northern Virginia is a local partnership sponsored by Volunteer Alexandria, Volunteer Fairfax, and Volunteer Arlington It is a regional volunteer program providing individualized support to connect adults 55+ with service opportunities that impact local needs and result in healthy and vibrant communities. Simply attend a one-time, one-hour RSVP Orientation, complete our online Volunteer Information Form, and RSVP will match you with an activity that is right for you. Individuals choose how, where, and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week.

RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people age 55 and older and is a program of the
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The next orientation to learn more about the program are:

February 8 at 2 p.m. at the Charles Beatley Library. 
Click HERE
February 28 at 2 p.m. at New Hope Housing. Click HERE

February 16 - Join us for an Open House, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 
"You are cordially invited to join RSVP Northern Virginia! The event is open to residents of Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax interested in volunteering. Please come hear about our impact, fellowship with RSVP Staff, and meet our incredible volunteers!" Register HERE.
Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) Speaker Series
SSA provides a monthly Speaker Series, which offers topics of interests to seniors, including legal issues, financial literacy, health-care education, retirement planning and more. SSA works to ensure that each session has local experts on the topic of discussion and provides the most up-to-date, accurate information for seniors, their family members and caregivers. For more information contact or call 703-836-4414, ext. 13. 

Senior Services of Alexandria is hosting Senior Housing: Exploring the Various Options on Wednesday, February 15 at 10 a.m. at Beth El Hebrew Congregation. To sign up, call  (703) 836-4414, ext. 110.

Volunteer Opportunities For Seniors to Help Seniors
Volunteer Alexandria, in collaboration with Senior Services of Alexandria, provides a List of organizations with volunteer opportunities. Additional opportunities can be found here
and can be searched by interest or zip code.