As Pennsylvania's state service commission, PennSERVE is dedicated to supporting volunteerism in Pennsylvania through numerous community service opportunities.

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Senior Corps is a national service program encouraging volunteerism for adults age 55+ in communities across the nation through the help of grants.

Senior Corps supports the following three programs:

RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)

RSVP is recognized as one of the largest volunteer organizations in the nation by providing volunteers the freedom to choose the location, hourly commitment, and service opportunities for which they volunteer.

FOSTER GRANDPARENTS

Foster Grandparents gives volunteers age 55 and over the chance to support the youth in their communities through mentoring, tutoring, helping children with disabilities, or counseling children who have been neglected.

SENIOR COMPANIONS

Senior Companions provides volunteers with the opportunity to help seniors for 15 to 40 hours per week in their community who need extra assistance with daily tasks.

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To find additional volunteer opportunities in your area, click on any of the resources below:

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a U.S. federal government agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, Senior Corps, and other national service initiatives.

Pittsburgh Cares, a nonprofit affiliate of the HandsOn Network, works to advance a culture of volunteerism and widespread civic engagement in the Pittsburgh region.

United Way's focus is to identify and resolve pressing community issues and to make measurable changes in communities through partnerships with local organizations focusing on health, education, and income inequality.

The Volunteer Center has been serving the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities for 35 years as a capacity builder, resource provider and connector for the nonprofit and business communities as well as individuals who want to give back.

VolunteerMatch is the #1 volunteer-engagement network. Find volunteer information and listings in your local community now!

Idealist connects millions of idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities for action and collaboration all over the world.

Points of Light is an international nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to engaging more people and resources in solving serious social problems through voluntary service.

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