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Senior Volunteer Services (SVS)

Senior Volunteer Services Nonprofit Overview and Reviews on GreatNonprofitsSenior Volunteer Services, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization. The main office is located at 660 Pismo Street, in San Luis Obispo, CA.

SVS designs, coordinates and manages programs that link senior volunteers with organizations needing volunteers in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties. Major programs include the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of the Central Coast (RSVP), a federally funded program, and Project Lifesaver.

SVS is the only organization in this area performing volunteer management services focused on seniors with a network of approximately 200 non-profit agencies that welcome our senior volunteers.

Board of Directors

Thomas Clough, Chair
Diane Maiorano, Vice Chair
Steve Austin, Treasurer
Betty Woolslayer, Member
Susan Olson, Fundraising & Outreach
Bill Pluma, Member
Bill Crewe, Member
Gail Taylor, Member

Mission Statement

We promote volunteer opportunities for mature adults both as a way to sustain the health and vitality of this growing population and to utilize the experience, knowledge and expertise of this valuable human resource to serve local community needs.

Network Partners

Alzheimer’s Association
Area Agency on Aging
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital & Gift Shop
California State Parks
Cambria Anonymous Neighbors
Cambria Community Council
Camp Roberts Historical Museum
CASA (Court Appt Special Advocates for Children) SLO & NSBC
Central Coast Literacy Council Santa Maria
Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum
Chambers of Commerce
Children’s Resource Network
Clark Center Association
Community Action Partnership Programs
Dignity Health French Hospital/Hospice Program
Dignity Marian Hospice Program
FoodBanks – Countywide
French Medical Center & Gift Shop
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Habitat for Humanity SLO & NSBC
Hearst Castle Visitor Center
Hospice of SLO County
Literacy for Life
Loaves & Fishes
Lompoc Auxiliary Gift Shop
Nipomo Food Basket
One Cool Earth
Pacific Wildlife Care Center
PCPA Marion & Severson Theatres
People’s Self-Help Housing
Pioneer Museum
Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers
Police Departments – Countywide
Salvation Army – Countywide
Santa Maria Natural History Museum
Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
Senior Centers – Countywide
Senior Nutrition Program
Sierra Vista Hospital & Gift Shop
SLO County Airport & Amtrak
SLO County Libraries
SLO Noor Foundation
SLO Veterans Services Office
The Wellness Kitchen & Resource Center
Tri-Counties Regional Center
Twin Cities Hospital & Gift Shop
United Way of SLO
Veteran’s Administration (GLAVA)
Wilshire Community Services