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, Summer 2022
Connections, Summer 2022

Aging well and living well – what does that look like to you? In this summer’s issue of Connections, you’ll hear from community members who are advocating for older workers, our former executive director about the past and present of Athens Community Council on Aging, and experts on starting the […]

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How We’ve Grown: Q&A With Current ACCA President and CEO, Eve Anthony
How We’ve Grown: Q&A With Current ACCA President and CEO, Eve Anthony

To celebrate our 55th anniversary, we sat down with ACCA Director Eve Anthony. Here is our story. Q: How has ACCA grown and thrived over the past 55 years? Initially, our founders in 1967 recognized in the Athens community that there was not an organization that specialized in serving older […]

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Kathryn Fowler: Age Well, Live Well
Kathryn Fowler: Age Well, Live Well

Throughout Kathryn Fowler’s career (did you know she was our former executive director?) and life she’s learned a lot about aging well and living well. Here’s her story. What was your early life like? I was born in Columbia, South Carolina. From age three, I lived in Florence, South Carolina. […]

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