RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) volunteers at the Sun Valley Community Center are multi-faceted in their generosity! They serve year-round packing mobile meals and serving an average of over 25 congregate meal visitors each day. PLUS, they participate in many other special projects! Kudos for their loving outreach to our armed services men and women in the “2012 Towels for Homeless Vets”, the 2013 MLK/RSVP non-perishable food & “Be Encouraged” letter drive for families in VASH program (Veterans Administration in Supported Housing) and the hand-making of over 100 adorable Valentines to VAMC patients! They truly feed the body and hearts of our community! Sun Valley is just one of over 60 locations fabulous RSVP volunteers are serving the Louisville Metro community. To find your special location to have fun and make a difference as a volunteer (age 55 or over), call 574-7306 or email email@example.com.
RSVP is part of the Office of Outreachand Advocacy in Louisville Metro Department of Community Services and Revitalization.
Jefferson Memorial Forest:
The following are regularly scheduled project days for Land Stewards and Trail Team Crews. Activities suitable for ages 14 and up. Youth must be accompanied by an adult at all times; parental signature required.
Land Steward Project Days
Every Wednesday and First Saturday each month, 9:00 am
Anyone interested in improving the landscape and protecting native flora are welcome to participate. On-going volunteers are encouraged, but single-day helpers are always welcome! Gloves, tools, water and instruction are provided. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes that stay on the feet (no clogs) and dress for the weather. You may want to bring a lunch. Location changes. Please contact our office for specific date details.
Trail Project Days
Second Saturday each month meets at JMF Welcome Center, 11311 Mitchell Hill Road
Third Saturday each month meets in Waverly Park at playground parking lot
Anyone interested in improving the trails in JMF/Natural Areas, doing trail patrol and/or reconnaissance are invited to join us during one of the upcoming project days. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes that stay on the feet (no clogs) and dress for the weather. You may want to bring a lunch. Gloves, tools, water and instruction will be provided. Project days are scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon.
For information about these opportunities or becoming an ongoing volunteer, please visit our website at www.memorialforest.com or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 502/380-1753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.