United Community Action Network
Helping People, Changing Lives - Serving Douglas and Josephine Counties
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Get Involved with Senior Corps

If you are 55+, you can serve your community by becoming a member of Senior Corps. Senior Corps connects you with the people and organizations that need you the most. Senior Corps helps you become mentors, coaches or companions to people in need, or contribute your job skills and expertise to community projects and organizations. You receive guidance and training so you can make a contribution that suits your talents, interests, and availability. The great thing about Senior Corps is that while you help others, you help yourself. Members enjoy making connections with other like-minded individuals, using existing skills for the betterment of others, and developing new skills. Depending on which Senior Corps program you participate in, you may be eligible to earn a stipend for your service. And studies even show that those who volunteer in their community live happier, healthier lives.

Senior Corps has two separate programs.

-If you would like to assist seniors and others who need support to live more independently, the Senior Companion Program might interest you. To learn more about this program, select the Senior Companion link on the left menu.

-If you would like to help in other ways in the community, the RSVP Program has many different ways for your to contribute to your community's well-being. To learn more about this program, select the RSVP Program link on the left menu.