AmeriCorps Seniors is a national volunteer program administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service that engages people age 55 and up in opportunities that tap into their skills and experience to cost-effectively address vital community needs. In Northeast Georgia, the AmeriCorps Seniors is sponsored by The Athens Community Council on Aging.

RSVP

RSVP volunteers serve in a wide variety of roles, addressing many of our community’s most pressing needs through their roles as friendly visitors, volunteer drivers, Meals on Wheels drivers, and many other impactful roles.

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RSVP

RSVP volunteers serve in a wide variety of roles, addressing many of our community’s most pressing needs through their roles as friendly visitors, volunteer drivers, Meals on Wheels drivers, and many other impactful roles.

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Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparent volunteers make a lasting difference in the lives of children by providing one-on-one support in classrooms, HeadStart programs and daycare centers across Northeast Georgia.

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Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparent volunteers make a lasting difference in the lives of children by providing one-on-one support in classrooms, HeadStart programs and daycare centers across Northeast Georgia.

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Senior Companion Program

Senior Companion volunteers are paired with older adults and individuals with disabilities. Volunteers provide in-home companionship, can assist with transportation and light chores, and provide caregiver respite.

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Senior Companion Program

Senior Companion volunteers are paired with older adults and individuals with disabilities. Volunteers provide in-home companionship, can assist with transportation and light chores, and provide caregiver respite.

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Latest News & Events

ACCA is Hiring AmeriCorps VISTAs
ACCA is Hiring AmeriCorps VISTAs

ACCA is looking for TWO Anti-Hunger Heroes to join our team! We are currently accepting applications for an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate and an AmeriCorps VISTA Annual Associate. Both positions will help manage ACCA’s senior hunger initiatives, working to keep our community garden in peak condition and assisting with our […]

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Connections, Spring 2022
Connections, Spring 2022

Did you know? May is Older American’s Month, and this spring we are exploring what it means to “age your way.” Look inside this latest issue of Connections for stories about creativity, self-expression, and the importance of choice. Before you go, be sure to check the calendar and see what […]

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It’s the 50th anniversary of our Meals on Wheels program!
It’s the 50th anniversary of our Meals on Wheels program!

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program. We are incredibly excited to celebrate this milestone as part of Meals on Wheels America’s 20th annual March for Meals nationwide celebration.  The Meals on Wheels program at ACCA began in 1972 as […]

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She’s delivered meals for more than four decades
She’s delivered meals for more than four decades

Read about Dorothy Newland, our longest-serving volunteer, and her passion for others When Dorothy Newland began volunteering for the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program in 1973, little did she know she was just getting started. Forty-nine years later, she’s still volunteering and doesn’t plan on stopping. […]

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