Volunteer Programs

VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)

FGP offers seniors age 55 and over opportunities to serve as mentors, tutors and caregivers for children and youth with special/exceptional needs.  Foster Grandparents provide 20 hours of service weekly to community organizations such as schools and Head Starts, offering emotional support to children who have been abused and/or neglected, and assisting children with physical disabilities.  Income-eligible Foster Grandparents receive modest tax-free stipends, reimbursement for transportation, meals during service, annual physical examinations, and free supplemental insurance while on duty.
For more information contact Melanie Montoya at (505) 955-4761 or Romella Glorioso-Moss at (505) 955-4744.
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Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

RSVP provides seniors age 55 and over with a wide variety of engaging volunteer opportunties that aim to meet vital community needs. The program recruits, matches and supports volunteers through a free supplemental insurance program, provides access to conferences and trainings, hosts volunteer appreciation and social events, and distributes recognition and "thank you" gifts. Volunteer hours vary depending on the opportunity, which may include:  food distributions/pantries, consumer/benefits counseling, mentoring/tutoring, hospital and hospice services, emergency preparedness, senior center activities, environmental work, one-day events and more.

Visit our website: www.rsvpsantafe.org or like us on Facebook for current volunteer opportunities.
For more information contact Triston Lovato-Armstrong at (505) 955-4760 or Marisa Romero at (505) 955-4743.
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Senior Companion Program (SCP)

SCP offers seniors age 55 and over opportunities to serve as companions and/or caregivers for lonely/isolated/frail homebound elderly and offer emotional support to seniors with disabilities, who are lonely, or who have been neglected or abused.  Income-eligible Senior Companions receive modest tax-free stipends, reimbursement for transportation, meals during service, annual physical examinations and free supplemental insurance while on duty.
For more information contact Melanie Montoya at (505) 955-4761 or Romella Glorioso-Moss at (505) 955-4744.
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