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Jewish Family Service of MetroWest

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RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties

Bridge the gap between seniors and children through the love of books. RSVP and AngelaCARES are seeking volunteers age 55+ to read once a week to 1 st graders in PS22. With just one hour a week, you can nurture a lifelong love of reading in a child.

Volunteers must be age 55 or over.

Contact Julie Cramer at 973-637-1761 or or Claire Carter-Smith at or 201-685-7273 to sign up today!

This program is a collaboration of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program and AngelaCARES.

AngelaCARES, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Jersey City, NJ. Their mission is to serve as an advocate and support system for senior citizens, their caregivers, and a mentor to the youth by educating and empowering them to volunteer. They are committed to strengthening communities by enhancing the quality of life through the generations.

RSVP is a comprehensive community service organization sponsored by Jewish Family Service of 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.

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Children & Youth Community Education & Literacy


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264 Van Horne StJersey City, NJ 07304



  • General Education
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • One hour once a week.
  • Volunteers must be age 55 or older.

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