If you would like to volunteer with us, press the button below to access our volunteer registration. For the online registration, you need to create a username and password to get started. All information is private and secure, only the GMRSVP staff can access it. For a paper version, select "Request Paper Registration", this will generate an email request to us. Please include what county you live in in the email.
Examples of Volunteer Activities
Sunshine Postcard Makers
Volunteers make cheerful postcards for a variety of occasions throughout the year. We supply the postcards and coordinate getting the postcards to older Vermonters in our service area. This is a creative opportunity and can be done remotely.
Meals on Wheels Delivery
Join up with your local Meals on Wheels program and deliver meals to a homebound senior once a week, or more if you like. Shifts are usually the same day a week, 1-3 hours, Especially needed in more rural areas. This is a rewarding opportunity that not only gets meals to those who need them but helps address social isolation as well.
Food Pantry Support
You can help at your local food pantry and make a small but meaningful impression on a person in need. You can volunteer once a week, stock shelves, sort food, help serve individuals, or help organize the operation.
AARP/VITA Tax Assistance
Help low-income Vermonter's complete their taxes during tax season. Training available in the fall/winter. This isn't as hard as you think, you'll be helping with basic tax returns, using tax software.
Health & Fitness
We offer peer-led exercise classes including Bone Builders, Tai Chi, and soon hope to start evidence based Arthritis Foundation exercise classes.
Other Nonprofit Support
We partner with many different nonprofit organizations in the community to make a positive impact. If you're interested in administrative, knitting, crocheting, outreach, marketing, or any other assistance, please let us know - chances are we know someone who needs a hand. We partner with libraries, museums, senior meal sites, and Holiday stocking projects to name a few. Additionally, we collaborate with some libraries for "Books on Wheels" - a book delivery program for homebound folks.
Support a Senior at Home
Visit in person or chat on the phone with an older Vermonter. You can also help someone once a month balances their checkbook and pay their bills. Provide grocery shopping service and rides to medical appointments.
Red Cross Blood Drive support
Assist the Red Cross at local blood drives. Check people in, transport donations, or help serve food and drinks to people during and after they donate. Blood drives wouldn't be possible without the help of volunteers. Usually a once a month commitment for 3-4 hours.