Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Burlington County

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How to Volunteer

Who We Are

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Burlington County (RSVP), sponsored by Rowan College at Burlington County, has been in existence since 1974. As part of Senior Corps, under the Corporation for National and Community Service, RSVP taps the rich experience, skills and talents of the 55+ population to meet the needs and challenges of America’s communities. For more information on RSVP, you can contact Karen Bennett, Director, RSVP, at (609) 894-9311, ext. 1498 or (609) 894-7246.

RSVP Mission

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Burlington County (RSVP) offers "one stop shopping" for all volunteers 55 and over who want to find challenging, rewarding, and significant service opportunities in their local communities. Volunteers must either live in Burlington County, or volunteer in Burlington County.


Where Can you Volunteer?

RSVP has hundreds of volunteers donating tens of thousands of service hours in participating Burlington County public or private non-profit agencies. A wide variety of opportunities are available to utilize your talents and explore new interests. Some volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to: tutoring, tax counseling, state health insurance assistance counseling, teaching health related courses, serving on advisory councils, providing services to seniors  and assisting individuals in organizing their bills.

To fill out the RSVP Volunteer Online Application, click here.


Highlighted Volunteer Opportunities:

RSVP saves Burlington County more than a half-million dollars through over 19,000 volunteer hours yearly. RSVP cannot exist without dedicated volunteers. The RSVP Advisory Council seeks individuals aged 55 or older with experience in marketing, strategic planning and fund raising. Call Karen Bennett at (856) 222-9311, ext. 1498 to find out how you can use your time and talents and help citizens both young and old in Burlington County.