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Agency on Aging of South Central CT's RSVP Program

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Agency on Aging of South Central CT's Volunteer Pr
The Agency’s RSVP Volunteer Program offers individuals 55 years and older service activity opportunities throughout the Greater New Haven area.

Give someone a few minutes of your time........and see how wonderful you both will feel!!!!!!!!!!!

There are many seniors and Veterans in our community who could benefit for a weekly visit from someone like YOU! An hour or two of your time to sit and talk, play cards and/or go to the grocery store can make a difference in their life, only imagine what it could do for you!

The Agency on Aging's RSVP Volunteer Program is proud to offer supports to seniors and Veterans throughout the greater New Haven through it's Friendly Visitor Program.

Amazingly only a few hours of your time can make a world of difference to another person who is isolated, alone or who can't drive any longer.

The only stipulation is that you be over 55. Volunteers receive training and ongoing support.


If you are at least 55 years old and wonder if volunteering might be right for you...... Please consider joining us.

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About Agency on Aging of South Central CT's RSVP Program

Location:

l Long Wharf Drive, Suite 1L, New Haven, CT 06511, US

Mission Statement

The Agency on Aging of South Central CT’s mission is to: Empower Adults to remain as independent and engaged as possible within their communities through advocacy, information, and services. The Agency’s RSVP Volunteer Program offers individuals 55 years and older service activity opportunities throughout the Greater New Haven area. The program focuses on maintaining one’s skills and abilities through volunteering. By training and placing volunteers in positions that provide support services to seniors, individuals with disabilities and Veteran in need of help ultimately assisting them to live as independently as possible. Become an Agency on Aging RSVP Volunteer and receive supplemental insurance, training and the feeling of helping others that money cannot buy.

Description

The Agency on Aging’s RSVP program places volunteers in a variety of different service activity situations. Some focus on providing individualized support to seniors, individuals with disabilities and Veterans within the community referred to the organization for assistance in maintaining their independence. Other opportunities are available which offer support to local non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities in the greater New Haven area.

Founded in 1971, RSVP of South Central CT is one of the largest and oldest volunteer efforts in the nation. One of twelve programs in CT, the RSVP of South Central CT covers a 14-town region (Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Haven, Orange, West Haven and Woodbridge.)

If you want to use your talents, life experiences and skills to help others, the Agency on Aging’s RSVP is for you!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

RSVP supports 14 townsThroughout theGreater New Haven Area.New Haven, CT 06511

(41.32129,-72.92834)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 4 to 6 hours a month.
  • Willing to meet with seniors/veterans in their home.

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