Charlestown, Rhode Island
Southern Rhode Island Volunteers is the leading provider of volunteer resources for non-profit organizations throughout Southern Rhode Island, serving approximately 361.2 square miles in the Southern one-third of Rhode Island.
In addition to volunteer placement at nonprofit agencies and municipalities, Southern Rhode Island Volunteers manages programs serving at-risk populations:
-Deliver Meals on Wheels to local seniors in need
-Provide transportation to medical appointments for adult populations who are dealing with chronic disease, temporary illness and injury
-Provide free visitation/companionship for elders and/or respite support to caregivers to alleviate their burden and isolation
-Support local emergency management relative to crisis/disaster preparedness, and manage a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) that responds to emergencies
Southern Rhode Island Volunteers' mission is to enhance lives by inspiring, creating and supporting a lifelong culture of service through our volunteer members and affiliates across Southern Rhode Island. While creating a lifelong culture of volunteerism and service, Southern Rhode Island Volunteers will make a difference one volunteer at a time, ultimately creating a countywide corps of volunteers. It is the "clearinghouse" for volunteers, connecting good people with good causes.