The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
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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.
Adults who are at least 55 years of age are eligible for the RSVP program
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.