Retired Senior Volunteering


Mandeville, LA

Volunteer Coordinator

Gwen Byars

Opportunity Types
  • General
Audience Types
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Seniors
  • Veterans
Times Required
  • Varies


If you are a senior aged 55 and older and live in St. Tammany Parish, you can give back to your community through our Retired Senior Volunteer Program. This program matches seniors with agencies in the community in need of volunteers.

Details and Requirements

Program: RSVP

Time Commitment Required: Varies

Specific Tasks: Since this program matches volunteers with other agencies in need of volunteers, tasks vary widely. Below are just a few examples of the types of opportunities available to you:

Serving Children

  • Tutor & Mentor Children
  • Serve as a child’s advocate in the court system

Serving Seniors

  • Transport Seniors to Doctor, Grocery and Pharmacy
  • Visit, call Bingo and play games with the residents of local nursing homes and assisted living facilities
  • Help put on workshops that address important issues facing seniors
  • Give presentations on Medicare Fraud

Community Opportunities

  • Help box food for families in our parish
  • Greet visitors, provide information and answer phones at local wildlife refuge visitor center
  • Help package items for our troops overseas
  • Help prep donations by sorting, pricing and displaying items
  • Serve in local hospitals
  • Assist with horses used for physical therapy
  • Tutor adults to obtain high school diploma