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Senior Cents: Provide money management assistance to seniors and people with disabilities

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Skylands RSVP & Volunteer Resource Center sponsored by NORWESCAP

The Senior Cents Program is a volunteer driven program that provides money management assistance to seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout Morris County. Adults in the program have a physical or mental impairment that limits the ability to manage the daily household finances such as opening mail, paying bills, and balancing the checkbook, among other tasks. Clients are matched with a trained volunteer who assists with these tasks twice a month. Participants in this program maintain control over all decisions regarding their funds and financial plans. Volunteers do not assist with debt management or credit counseling.

Volunteers for this program are responsible, patient, compassionate individuals who have excellent budgeting, organizational and advocacy skills. After being matched with a client, they provide visits to the client's home twice a month or depending on the client's needs and the flexibility of the volunteer. The program's volunteers provide an invaluable service by utilizing their skills to enable individuals to remain independent in the community.

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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.

People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Morris CountyRockaway, NJ 07866

(40.90121,-74.51432)
 

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Relationship Building
  • Bookkeeping
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two visits to the client each month

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