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50+ Volunteer Network

Connecting Skilled Volunteers with Nonprofits in Need

This unique new county initiative focuses on the rapidly growing 50+ population seeking purposeful volunteer opportunities.  Through personal consultations, the program effectively matches skilled volunteers with nonprofit and government agencies needing assistance. The 50+ Volunteer Network offers a valuable resource for agencies and engages volunteers who want to give back to the community by using their lifetime of professional and personal experiences. Click here to read about our first six months of success!

Are you over age 50 and:

  • Retired or planning for retirement and thinking about your next step?
  • An empty nester or at a stage in life where you have additional time and a desire to be more engaged ?
  • Searching for a way to make a significant contribution of time and talent to serve your community?

The 50+ Volunteer Network has opportunities for you:

  • Ongoing program management and support – edit a newsletter, provide administrative and client intake services, join a board, manage a program 
  • Short-term consulting projects using your professional skills -- grant-writing, accounting, strategic planning, marketing, web design, IT help 
  • Direct services to clients in need – tutor or mentor at-risk students, teach adult literacy, provide career counseling to those in transition 
  • RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs) opportunities including the RSVP/AARP Tax-Aide Program                                                                                                                 

The program features advisors who -- based on your availability, skills, and interests -- can connect you to these and many other meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout Montgomery County.                                    

To become part of the 50+ Volunteer Network and benefit from personal consultation and vetted opportunities, complete this 50+ Volunteer Form and email it to us at 50plus@montgomerycountymd.gov  
You can also search our database of general volunteer opportunities yourself.

For more information about the 50+ Volunteer Network, email, call 240-777-2600, or read our FAQs for volunteers.