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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Connections, Winter 2023
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Health of all kinds is important. And nutrition, access to resources and proper perspective on aging contribute to health in more ways than one. Hear from Athens legend Bertis Downs – former manager for REM – in this edition of Connections to discover how he ages well and lives well; […]

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From Eighteen to Eighty: How Volunteerism Brings Generations Together
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2022 Annual Report
2022 Annual Report

Over the last 55 years, ACCA has been shaped by the changing needs of the people it serves. As we access the changed landscape of our post-pandemic communities, we’re looking back while thinking forward. And through it all, we’re determined to continue our legacy of promoting aging well through engagement, […]

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