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Senior Connections offers volunteer opportunities for short-term and long-term projects that visibly make a difference in our community. We are always looking for enthusiastic, compassionate, and motivated volunteers.

Senior Connections' Volunteer Program

There are a variety of service opportunities in our office and with our agency-run programs. From helping with office administration to working directly with seniors, we can find a role to fit your skills and interests. Senior Connections volunteers must be 18 years or older.  Please complete the attached form and return to Senior Connections’ Volunteer Program, 24 E Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219



Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

One of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over, RSVP partners with area organizations to help meet their volunteer needs. You can use the skills and talents you’ve learned over the years, or develop new ones, while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within your community.


Foster Grandparents

Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children who need additional support. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. Foster Grandparent volunteers must meet income requirements and commit to serve at least 20 hours a week. Program participants receive a modest stipend.

Why Volunteer?

  • Help solve a community problem

  • Make new friends

  • Learn a new concept

  • Bridge the generation gap

  • Stay Active

  • Challenge yourself

Research has shown that individuals who volunteer on a regular basis feel healthier, happier, and more connected. Whatever your reason for volunteering, Senior Connections can help you reach your goals.