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Skylands RSVP & Volunteer Resource Center sponsored by NORWESCAP

This program assists our neighbors with their ability to age in place, continue to remain in their home, and combat the loneliness of being home-bound. Clients can be senior or disabled members of the community and often have limited contact with people outside their home.

Volunteers call clients on a schedule - predetermined by the client - to provide a wellness check, chat and perhaps remind the client to take medications. This provides peace of mind to both the client and their families.

What qualifications and skills are required? You must simply have a desire to help others, be open to talking with others, and be at least 55 years of age!

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About Skylands RSVP & Volunteer Resource Center sponsored by NORWESCAP

Location:

21 Pine Street, Suite 101, Rockaway, NJ 07866, US

Mission Statement

RSVP is a free service association for people ages 55 years and older and a program of the Corporation for National & Community Service. It is sponsored locally by NORWESCAP, Inc. The Volunteer Resource Center refers to our affiliation with The Points of Light Foundation and the HandsOn Network and our desire to use volunteers of all ages to respond to local community needs through meaningful use of their skills and talents.

Description

Skylands RSVP Volunteer Resource Center links the skills of volunteers with local organizations to meet identified community needs.

The Skylands RSVP Volunteer Resource Center offers volunteer management expertise to Affiliated Partner Agencies while also coordinating a number of community programs. Our staff has combined for over 50 years of non-profit and volunteer experience.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Morris CountySussex CountyRockaway, NJ 07866

(40.90121,-74.51432)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hour orientation & one hour training
  • Depends on availability of client &needs of organization

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