Join AmeriCorps Seniors and bring out the best of America

The AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP program pairs thousands of Americans aged 55 and older with organizations making change in communities across the country.

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers who serve in our RSVP program choose how, where, and when they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week. You can find an opportunity with any of the thousands of organizations we work with that see service as a solution to local, regional, and national challenges. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers themselves report better health and longevity having served their community.

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer at playground

Meet Clarence Ray Thompson

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer shaking hand

After recovering from a coma, Clarence Ray Thompson decided to spend his time working for a soldier and his family as an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer in the RSVP program. Thompson, a retired Special Forces Soldier who served in the Vietnam War, has been volunteering with the Fort Riley American Red Cross and the Irwin Army Community Hospital as a RSVP volunteer for nearly 12 years.


You’ll forge new relationships with people in your community and make a significant difference in the lives of others.

AmeriCorps Seniors service also provides tangible benefits for volunteers.

Eligibility Requirements

To serve in AmeriCorps Seniors programs you must be:

  • 55 years and older


How to apply

Search for opportunities

Use our AmeriCorps Seniors Pathfinder tool to easily search for current AmeriCorps Seniors opportunities near you.

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