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Middlesex County RSVP/Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc.

Food Pantry Volunteer Hard At Work

Food Pantry volunteers insure that important food resources donated by a local community organizations are made available to elders in need. The free nutritious food contributes to the health and well being of the elders and to the Mystic Valley Elder Services’ mission to support the safe independence of older adults.

Volunteers unload boxes of donated food, staff food distribution tables, and greet and assist participants. The commitment for this program is approximately 2-3 hours per month. We are currently recruiting volunteers to serve at one of our Malden locations on Thursday afternoons.

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About Middlesex County RSVP/Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc.

Location:

300 Commercial St, #19, Malden, MA 02148, US

Mission Statement

Middlesex County RSVP has the dual mission of engaging persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and providing a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers. Mystic Valley Elder Services, sponsor for Middlesex County RSVP since 1996, supports the right of elders and adults living with disabilities to live independently and with dignity in a setting of their own choice by providing information, advice, and access to quality services and resources.

Description

RSVP is one of three national Senior Corp programs under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Middlesex County RSVP is authorized to engage volunteers age 55 and older, applying their skills and life experiences to high impact programs that provide literacy tutoring for struggling students, safe independence for elders and adults living with disabilities, and other critical assistance. Middlesex County RSVP communities include: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester, and Woburn. Sponsor Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) also serves the communities of Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. MVES is a nonprofit organization that since 1975 has acted as an entry point through which elders, families, caregivers, and health care professionals can access a wide variety of programs, services, and supports. MVES is one of the largest in a network of 26 similar aging services organizations in Massachusetts. MVES promotes safe, independence for elders and adults living with disabilities in eight cities and towns north of Boston.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

300 Commercial St. Suite 19Malden, MA 02148

(42.41721,-71.07457)
 

SKILLS

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 3 hours per month, 1 Thursday afternoon each month

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