EncoreOC aims to strengthen the movement that taps into the skills and experience of those redirecting their passions to accelerate nonprofit success and improve their local communities.
Creating a Culture of Service for a Better Orange County.
To enrich people’s lives by connecting adult volunteers to nonprofit needs, mission, and service.
This vision is rooted in the concept of “generativity” and characterized by individual renewal, legacy, and social impact. We view the vast, active, and healthy baby boomer population as an untapped and critical windfall of talented human capital ready to make meaningful change. With over 766,000 residents in Orange County belonging to this vibrant demographic, EncoreOC is ideally positioned for service-minded individuals seeking their next transition in life to create purposeful solutions that make the world a better place to live for future generations. Join us in the movement and discover your Encore!
Fellowship Opportunities Available in 2018!
OneOC is excited to offer 2018 EncoreOC Fellowship Positions to proven leaders and experienced professionals desiring to make lasting change in the nonprofit sector and the community at large. The Fellowship timeline is 8-week sessions starting in April 2018.
Become a Partner Site!
Your organization can host a EncoreOC fellow for an 8-week session! Sign up today!
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), is a free members-only program through the Corporation of National Community Service for adults age 55 and beyond. Established in 1971, RSVP is one of the largest senior volunteer organizations in the nation with more than 360,000 volunteers. Volunteers can use the skills and talents they’ve learned over the years or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within our community.
OneOC hosts RSVP volunteers in local Orange County nonprofits to ensure that those most in need of education, food security, food delivery and employment receive the help they need most. RSVP volunteers choose where and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours a month to 40 hours per week.
Personalized Matching — RSVP Orange County has over three decades of experience in matching volunteers with opportunities to meet community needs. We are here to find you the right opportunity for your passions, skills, interests, and your schedule
Volunteer Insurance — excess accident medical coverage while volunteering
Recognition — members are eligible for annual recognition including the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards, special events and more
Community Engagement — newsletters, e-news, website including new opportunities, events, training opportunities and more
About OneOC – OneOC’s mission is to “accelerate nonprofit success.” OneOC provides volunteers, training, consulting and business services to nonprofits to help them become as efficient and effective as they are passionate about their missions.
Hours of Volunteer Service: RSVP volunteers can give 1-40 hours weekly, whatever fits your lifestyle! Weekly time commitment for this position is a minimum of 1.5 hours.
Wage: This is a volunteer opportunity.
Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach needs volunteer readers to provide reading assistance for K-8th Grade students in after-school settings. Volunteers are also needed to provide administrative support for staff members.
Buena Park Meals on Wheels Food Delivery - Drivers are needed to deliver meals to home-bound seniors and disabled individuals. Buena Park Meals on Wheels provides meals to more than 11,000 individuals per year. All volunteer drivers need to have a car, automobile insurance and a current driver’s license.
Ocean Institute in Dana Point - Volunteers are needed to work with K-12 Grade students for environmental education. Volunteers can serve in any of the following areas: education, gift shop, visitor services, administration, marine life instruction, special events, Tall Ship members and program docents.
Orange County Food Bank at Westminster High School - Volunteers are needed for the Orange County Food Bank “Giving Farm” at Westminster High School to assist with the operation of the urban farm located at WHS. Volunteers will plant, weed, harvest, help with irrigation and care for the farm animals on site.
Orange County Food Bank in Garden Grove - Warehouse and Administration volunteers are needed for the Orange County Food Bank in Garden Grove whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Orange County by eliminating and preventing the causes and effects of poverty by mobilizing and directing resources to programs that assist, educate and promote self-sufficiency.
- Parentis Health Foundation in Laguna Hills needs volunteers to provide companionship for hospice patients and their families. Volunteers will offer emotional support, patient care and respite for the caregiver.
School on Wheels needs volunteer tutors for homeless children throughout Orange County. Schools on Wheels provides tutoring and mentoring in after-school settings. Children are tutored in local parks, women’s shelters and other transitional housing nonprofit organizations.
Think Together – Volunteer Readers for Think Together’s “Reach Out and Read” Program which takes place in Pediatric Doctor’s offices (waiting rooms). These offices are located in Anaheim, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, La Habra and Tustin.
Working Wardrobes in Irvine – Volunteers are needed to assist with administration, business development, workshops, Veteran outreach, workforce development, copywriting and Working Wardrobe’s retail shops throughout Orange County.
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to participate as an RSVP Volunteer, the candidate must be age 55 or older and complete the RSVP application (Click Here).
How to Apply: You may apply directly to the RSVP Volunteer Program by emailing Abby Edmunds at [email protected].
OneOC's Community Adivsory Council 2018-2021 (EncoreOC/RSVP)
Principal | David Elliott and Associates
Sales Consultant | TriNet
VP of Marketing and Development |Anaheim Family YMCA
Treasurer |Edwards Lifesciences Foundation
President | Cultural Table
Sue Koch - Secretary
Career Coach | Three Squares Coaching
Patti Larson - Vice-Chairman
CEO | SunUp Group
VP of Operations | Parentis Health Senior Care
Retired Nonprofit Association Executive & EncoreOC Volunteer
Branch Manager | HighTech Lending
Retired Executive & EncoreOC Volunteer
Richard Ward - Chairman
First Vice President/Investments | Stifel