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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Locations throughout Essex CountyMontclair, NJ 07042


About

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)


RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties is a comprehensive community service organization sponsored by JFS MetroWest designed to mobilize members of the community who are 55+ to give back to their own neighborhoods in Essex and Hudson counties through volunteer services.

For potential volunteers, RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties provides a single location where they can review a number of local volunteer opportunities and receive the help of a trained Volunteer Coordinator. This assistance ensures that volunteers are placed in a position that matches their skills, desired time commitment and interests.

Eligibility

  • Adults who are at least 55 years of age are eligible for the RSVP program

Benefits

  • Participate in meaningful, challenging, and interesting volunteer opportunities
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Learn new skills or share current abilities with others
  • Receive free supplemental accident, liability, and automobile insurance while traveling to and from volunteer assignments
  • Attend an annual recognition event

RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties has numerous volunteer opportunities available throughout our service area. Each volunteer opportunity is different; requiring different skills, level of commitment, and training.A few examples of some of the opportunities available are:

  • Be a mentor to a student who is struggling in school
  • Aid seniors with daily tasks such as bill paying
  • Provide support to victims of domestic violence

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE OR OTHER OPPORTUNITIES CONTACT STEPHANIE GROVE AT 973-637-1766 OR SGROVE@JFSMETROWEST.ORG.

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Office Management
  • Youth Services
  • Food Service
  • Elder care
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 55
  • Varies
  • Volunteers must be age 55+
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