Share Your Life Experience, Volunteer with RSVP


Mrs. Plant, RSVP volunteer

As a volunteer age 55 or older, your lifetime of experience can truly make a difference in our community. Be active, meet new friends and enrich your life by volunteering with RSVP.

RSVP of Chittenden County mobilizes volunteers age 55 and older to address community needs in Education, Income and Health.

There’s no better time than now to use the skills and talents you’ve learned over the years, or develop new ones while engaging in a variety of volunteer activities within your community.

Click here to read the current edition of the RSVP Newsletter.

Emily Johnson, RSVP volunteer

RSVP volunteers choose how, where, and how often they want to volunteer.

Opportunities include:

Mentoring and tutoring children

  • Read To Me
  • School Buddies

Driving seniors to medical appointments

  • Neighbor Rides

Delivering meals to seniors

  • Meals on Wheels

Supporting healthy aging

  • Eat Well Age Well
  • Matter of Balance
  • Talking, Listening, Caring 

and much more…

United Way Volunteer Connection staff will help you navigate through hundreds of nonprofit volunteer opportunities in Chittenden County to find the right volunteer opportunity for you, whether you want to help once a week, once a month or once in a while.

Find a local RSVP volunteer opportunity near you!

United Way of Chittenden County sponsors RSVP a program of the Corporation of National Community Service


Ruthann Hackett, Coordinator of Volunteer Mobilization/RSVP
(802) 861-7831

Phet Keomanyvanh, Coordinator of Volunteer Mobilization/FGP & RSVP 
(802) 861-7821

Amy Carmola, Director of Community Impact & Volunteer Mobilization
(802) 861-7850

Megan Bridges, Volunteer Programs Administrator
(802) 861-7823

Susan Abell, Administrative Assistant, Community Impact & Volunteer Mobilization
(802) 861-7823



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