SRIV is the leading provider of volunteer resources for non-profit organizations throughout Southern Rhode Island. It is the "clearinghouse" for volunteers, connecting good people with good causes.

What Southern Rhode Island Volunteers does:

  • Identifies individuals willing to serve
  • Vets volunteers with background checks
  • Matches volunteer's desire to serve with local community service opportunities
  • Provides insurance, mileage reimbursement and flexible scheduling of hours
  • Recruits, trains, places and supports our volunteers who serve the greater community

In addition to volunteer placement at nonprofit agencies and municipalities, SRIV:

  • Manages programs serving at-risk populations
  • Manages the Meals on Wheels of RI program of South Kingstown and Narragansett
  • Manages the only comprehensive and free Washington County-based transportation service to medical appointments for adult populations who are dealing with chronic disease, temporary illness and injury
  • Provides free visitation/companionship for elders and/or respite support to caregivers to alleviate their burden and isolation
  • Supports local emergency management relative to crisis/disaster preparedness. It manages a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) that responds to emergencies in South Kingstown and Narragansett.