Our volunteers are invaluable and each year we recognize them with a "Volunteer Tea."



Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Have you seen the power of service as volunteers work on tasks here in our area? You can get connected to make a difference creating a brighter path for the future. 

 

Check out these RSVP sites that are ready for your volunteer support.  Everyone has life experiences to contribute for tackling projects.

 

More about us:

The Southern Tri-County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Senior Resources for over 30 years, is one of hundreds of RSVP programs across the nation.

 

In 2009, Congress passed the Edward M. Kennedy Service America Act (SAA), which not only expanded service opportunities, but also focused national service on key outcomes and encouraged innovative approaches to problem solving.

 

The SAA asks that our RSVP programs narrow the focus to 4 areas of service:

• Economic Opportunity

• Healthy Futures

• Education / Environmental Stewardship

• Disaster Services

 

This is a great way to tangibly show the difference that volunteers age 55 and older are making in our communities and counties. We appreciate your support as we navigate this new territory together.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or need additional information: Southern Tri-County RSVP at 507-377-7433 or patg@srofc.org

Bone Builders
 
Volunteer Trainers

Southern Tri-County RSVP will train volunteers to lead exercise sessions. Volunteers will attend a one-day, all-day workshop conducted by experienced instructors and quarterly update sessions.

Participants

Participants can join an on-going class at any time. They can also join others to initiate a new class. RSVP will help provide Volunteer Trainers, locate a donated site, and supply the required weights at no cost. The key to participation is a commitment to attend classes twice weekly for a minimum of six months. All the research surrounding strength training as a deterrent to osteoporosis confirms that a twice weekly commitment is required to ensure an increase in bone density. Once a week is not enough.

Sessions Include Education

Each session will incorporate information and education about health related topics.

We will use Volunteer Trainers to lead classes at donated sites. With your help, Southern Tri-County RSVP will deliver a proven exercise program to residents of Freeborn, Martin, and Faribault counties.

Anyone interested in joining the program as a participant or as a volunteer trainer, please contact Southern Tri-County RSVP at 507-377-7433 or 1-800-642-1875.
Contact Information:
 
Senior Resources of Freeborn County
Skyline Plaza
1659 W. Main Street
Albert Lea, MN  56007
Ph: 507-377-7433
Fax: 507-377-2879