Retired & Senior Volunteer Program | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Lubbock RSVP is a grant funded non-profit agency that was established in 1979 and is under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and Senior Corps. It was established with the purpose of encouraging adults, 55 and older, to volunteer and assist the Lubbock community by using the abilities, interests and skills they have acquired throughout their life.

The program engages seniors in a wide array of community services that help non-profit and community based organizations including health, nutrition, human services, education, community and economic development and public safety. RSVP currently has 574 active volunteers serving the Lubbock community. 

RSVP volunteers have contributed
61,573 volunteer hours, which translates into $1.675 million in economic impact, to the Lubbock community. Lubbock RSVP is a grant funded non-profit agency that was established in 1979 and is under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and Senior Corps. 

At the Lubbock Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), our mission is to improve lives, enhance communities, and enrich the experiences of volunteers aged 55 and older. We are dedicated to meeting critical community needs among vulnerable populations, and we do so through a steadfast commitment to education, wellness, and skill-based volunteer programs.

Lubbock RSVP, envisions a community that exhibits a strong and pervasive ethic of service through volunteerism, communication, and action, to address the needs of our community. 

• Supplemental insurance coverage at no cost to volunteer.

• Stay active and socialize with other volunteers.

•FREE events through the year:
• Informational Forum - Focused on educating and informing seniors on how to age well physically, mentally, emotionally and financially.
• Movie Night - Volunteers and friends can enjoy a night of food, fun and fellowship while watching a classic movie.
• Recognition Ceremony - Formal banquet for members and guests to enjoy a free meal and musical entertainment. Volunteers who have reached 4,000 hours of service are recognized with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lubbock has a large number of volunteer opportunities such as:
• Lubbock Meals on Wheels Inc.
• Lubbock Public Library
• American Windmill Museum
• Covenant, Catholic Charities
• Exodus Prison Ministry
• FiberMax Center for Discovery
• Friends of the Library
• Hospice of Lubbock
• Literacy Lubbock
• South Plains Food Bank
• The Buddy Holly Hall
• VA Outpatient Clinic
• South Plains Wildlife Rehab
• And Many More 

Please contact RSVP for more information and how you can get involved.

Lubbock RSVP needs you! Become a member today!

Previous RSVP Events

Lubbock RSVP Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

These wonderful RSVP Volunteers, received the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. They have contributed more than 4,000 hours of volunteer service to our community.

"Thank you for generously volunteering your time with Lubbock RSVP. Your willingness to give so much of your time and service, is greatly appreciated. Our Volunteers and Stations make our mission possible, and we couldn’t be more grateful." - Eva Garza RSVP Manager

Senior Resources

Lunch And Transportation Programs Click Here.

For Lubbock Meals on Wheels Delivery Service Application Form Click Here.





Got Questions?

Becoming a member of RSVP is simple!  Contact us if you have questions.

Eva Garza
RSVP Manager