Department of Aging and Human Services - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Division


What is the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program?

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of St. Mary’s County helps to place persons 55 years of age and older in rewarding, challenging, and fulfilling volunteer opportunities with local county agencies, non-profit groups, and community organizations.

RSVP volunteers come from all kinds of backgrounds and all walks of life. What our volunteers have in common is a desire to give back to our community in meaningful ways. Some of our volunteers put in hundreds of hours each year; others provide occasional help with special projects, programs, and events. Whatever your background, we’ll try to match you with a volunteer opportunity that matches your interests, skills, and availability.

Sponsored by the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services, hundreds of RSVP senior volunteers are lending their time, talents, and expertise in service to more than 30 local agencies and community groups. Our long-standing volunteer program has helped place seniors in volunteer positions throughout St. Mary’s County for more than 30 years.

Last year, alone, RSVP senior volunteers gave 37,414 hours of community service valued at $862,393 to county agencies, non-profit organizations, and local community groups. Through their dedicated commitment to community service, RSVP senior volunteers are doing their part to help make St. Mary’s County a wonderful place to live. Come join us in service!