Senior Corps in Nebraska
Senior Corps connects today’s 55+ with the people and organizations that need them most. Senior Corps helps them become mentors, coaches or companions to people in need and contribute their job skills and expertise to community projects and organizations.
Conceived during John F. Kennedy's presidency, Senior Corps currently links more than 500,000 Americans nationally to service opportunities. Their contributions of skills, knowledge, and experience make a real difference to individuals, nonprofits, and faith-based and other community organizations throughout the United States.
Senior Corps offers several ways to get involved. Volunteers receive guidance and training so they can make a contribution that suits their talents, interests, and availability.
Senior Corps Programming
Foster Grandparent Program
connects volunteers age 55+ with children and young people with exceptional needs. Volunteers mentor, support, and help some of the most vulnerable children in the United States.
Senior Companion Program
brings together volunteers age 55+ with adults in their community who have difficulty with the simple tasks of day-to-day living. Companions help out on a personal level by assisting with shopping and light chores, interacting with doctors, or just making a friendly visit.
RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
connects volunteers age 55+ with service opportunities in their communities that match their skills and availability. From building houses to immunizing children, from enhancing the capacity of non-profit organizations to improving and protecting the environment, RSVP volunteers put their unique talents to work to make a difference.