1. Finding senior volunteers

Intergenerational program developers often note that finding senior volunteers is difficult. Check off the following items that represent feasible strategies or outlets for recruiting senior volunteers
  • neighborhood senior center or retirement community
  • RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
  • Social service agencies
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Newspapers
  • flyers
  • A party at the early childhood center
  • Word of Mouth
  • All of the above



All of the above. Recruiting from multiple sources is a common recommendation.

For more information on recruiting seniors, see pages 13-14 of the guidebook