Volunteer Opportunities

We currently have volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Improving food security and nutrition to needy people by volunteering in local food banks, delivering meals to seniors and people with disabilities, or working in a congregate meals program. Food Security Opportunities
  • Leading exercise classes for seniors to help prevent falls so they can maintain their independence and continue to live at home. Senior Falls Prevention Opportunities
  • Improving reading and math skills by tutoring students in local schools.
  • Teaching English as a second language to adults or tutoring adults in basic literacy skills to economically disadvantaged individuals.
  • Serving as a disaster volunteer to help people prepare for and recover from disasters.
  • Serving as a tax aide volunteer for various sites  throughout Chelan & Douglas counties. Training to be a tax aide volunteer will be provided.
  • Tutoring mature student at Wenatchee Valley College which serves students who are pursuing professional/technical degrees.

Please contact us to discuss how you can help us improve the lives of people in North Central Washington.
RSVP of North Central Washington
620 Lewis St.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Toll Free: 855-853-RSVP (855-853-7787)
e-mail us at: info@rsvpncw.org

Below are links to download a brochure about the insurance benefits offered free to active RSVP volunteers and an RSVP enrollment form.

Green Bag Volunteer-Hunger Relief

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Aging & Adult Long Term Care Ombuds

“ A Long Term Care Ombuds (Ombuds) is a trained, certified, and authorized volunteer (through the Washington State Ombudsman’s Office) that advocates for residents living in long term care community like nursing homes, assisted living, and adult family homes. Ombuds are needed to assist residents understand and exercise their rights and to become self-advocates in […]

Address Hunger in Okanogan County

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Senior Falls Prevention Opportunities

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Literacy Council Opportunities

We partner with the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties located in Wenatchee. Volunteers teach English as a Second Language and basic literacy skills to economically disadvantaged individuals one-on-one or in small groups. No other language than English necessary. No prior teaching experience necessary. Free training and support is provided. Three hours per week […]

Food Security Opportunities

Poverty is closely linked to hunger and food insecurity. Clearly, having the resources to obtain necessary food is critical to reducing hunger and food insecurity. Not having the resources to obtain food is one of the primary reasons people skip meals and slip from food insecurity into hunger. Poverty and the resulting hunger and food […]

Disaster Opportunities

Disasters are a common occurrence in North Central Washington. Wildfires and flash floods are common natural disasters in our region, but single family house fires are the most common disaster facing families. RSVP partners with the Apple Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross to provide relief to victims of disasters and to help people […]