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    Taxonomy Code: ND-9200.8000-700

    Programs that provide part-time opportunities for individuals age 55 and older to serve in a diverse range of nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and faith-based organizations where they may mentor at-risk youth, organize neighborhood watch programs, test drinking water for contaminants, teach English to immigrants, lend their business skills to community groups that provide critical social services, or engage in other activities that benefit the communities in which they live. RSVP volunteers receive no stipend for their work but may be reimbursed for meals and transportation. Local organizations, both public and private, receive grants to sponsor and operate RSVP projects in their community. The RSVP Program is part of Senior Corps, a network of programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Driver Training - AARP Driver Safety Program - High Country RSVPThis course is designed to update driving skills and knowledge of the rules and hazards of the road. Individuals can learn how to compensate for normal age-related physical changes and reduce chances of receiving a traffic violation, getting into an accident, or becoming injured. Garfield County1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP
    Handyman Project - RSVPPerform minor home repair and improvement projects for limited-income seniors and people with disabilities. Services are limited to work that helps you maintain your safety , comfort, or welfare to continue living independently in your home.Mesa County422 White Ave. Grand Junction - RSVPRSVP
    Home Maintenance and Repair - Helping Hands for Seniors - High Country RSVPHelping Hands for Seniors Program assists seniors and disabled individuals with simple home repairs and maintenance enabling them to live more independently. RSVP volunteers can help with: - Plumbing - Electrical problems - Disability access improvements - Minor carpentry Garfield County1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP
    Medicare Counseling - Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - High Country RSVPSHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program) and Medicare Program provides trained volunteers to help Medicare beneficiaries and their families and/or caregivers navigate the complexities of the health care system. Senior volunteers counsel recipients on the following Medicare plans: - Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D - Medicare Supplemental Plans - Medigap - Medicare FraudGarfield County1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP
    Recruiting Seniors for Volunteer Positions - RSVPMesa County RSVP serves the community by recruiting, screening and matching senior volunteers with rewarding positions. RSVP volunteers choose how and where they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours a month to 40 hours per week.Mesa County422 White Ave. Grand Junction - RSVPRSVP
    RSVP (Northern Colorado Services) - Volunteers of AmericaThe Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides individuals 55 years and older the opportunity to stay socially active and productive through meaningful volunteer activities, and to provide nonprofit and public agencies with effective volunteer support.Larimer CountyNorthern Colorado Services (Larimer County) - Volunteers of AmericaVolunteers of America
    Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) - RSVPSHIP helps seniors make informed choices about Medicare options. SHIP Navigators our senior volunteers who receive ongoing training in Medicare and Medicare related issues. SHIP offers free Medicare 101 - Welcome to Medicare and 102 - Beyond the Basics seminars throughout the year.Mesa County422 White Ave. Grand Junction - RSVPRSVP
    Senior Scholar Project - RSVPThe purpose of the Senior Scholar Project is to help school children learn. We connect seniors wishing to help, with students needing help. Volunteers work under the direction of school teachers in Mesa County public and private schools providing one-to-one academic assistance. Success within this nurturing environment is believed to help children build self-esteem and confidence.Mesa County422 White Ave. Grand Junction - RSVPRSVP
    Senior Support Services - RSVP Senior Navigator Program - High Country RSVPRSVP volunteers offer personal guidance to older adults and their families living in Garfield County. Volunteers find, access, and help coordinate needed Senior services.Garfield County1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP
    Senior Volunteer Programs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP recruits, trains, and places senior volunteers (55 +) in volunteer positions that utilize their skills and abilities to serve others in the community. Volunteers assist in the following ways: - Participating in neighborhood watch programs - Helping community organizations operate more efficiently - Helping at community food banks - Working in hospitals - Visiting friends in nursing home facilities - Working in local museums - Serving meals at senior meal sites - Dispatching the Traveler van - Telephoning home bound neighbors to check on well being - Preparing taxes for seniors and disabled - Providing Medicare informationGarfield County1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP

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