RSVP is a federally authorized national service program of AmeriCorps Seniors. RSVP provides volunteers age 55+ with the opportunity to apply their life experiences to meeting community needs. In Travis County, RSVP connects volunteers with service opportunities that promote positive change and address community challenges. Volunteer opportunities are diverse and include assisting victims of natural disasters, providing independent living services to the elderly, tutoring and mentoring youth, fundraising and organizational sustainability, managing other volunteers at nonprofit organizations, and service to veterans. RSVP volunteers choose how, where, and how often they want to serve.