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264 Van Horne StJersey City, NJ 07304
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 jcramer@jfsmetrowest.org or Claire Carter-Smith at claire@angelacares.org 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.


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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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