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Friends of The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

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HELP PREPARE CHILDREN FOR SUCCESS IN SCHOOL!

Do you enjoy the energy and enthusiasm of a preschool age child? Would you like to help prepare these children for success when they enter grade school? Head Start serves children who are at risk and their families by offering enrichment activities for pre-school age children.

Activities include: Helping childrn discover the joy of reading through story telling, using flash cards and other materials to help children identify letters, words, numbers, shapes and colors; providing guidance as the children put puzzles together and finger paint; teaching skills for daily living such as brushing teeth, tying shoes and habits of hygiene.

Terms: Volunteer must be at least 55 years of age, Car Required

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About Friends of The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Location:

811 West Jericho Turnpike Suite 103W, Smithtown, NY 11787, US

Mission Statement

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program's mission is to provide volunteer opportunities that adddress our areas educational,environmental, public safety and human needs. In doing so RSVP fosters civic responsibility while strengthening the ties that bind us together as people. RSVP volunteers are matched by skills and interests to over 100 not-for-profits in Suffolk County. The senior remains active and essential in their community by giving of their time and the volunteer stations reap the benefits of having experienced, committed adults who have "free" time to dedicate to their cause. Our volunteers are as diverse as RSVP's volunteer stations: from blood services, to wildlife refuges to food pantry's and a speakers bureau with 100's of other placements to chose from. There is something for everyone!

Description

RSVP/Suffolk County has about 800 volunteers placed at over 100ites in this area. From the "America Reads" literacy initative to Youth mentoring programs and running senior excersize classes at centers and every other placement one can think of, the RSVP program has a presence.

The RSVP volunteer is given supplemental liability insurance while on site In addition Awards and recognition are given each volunteer annually as to hours served. The volunteer choses their placement, the hours that best suit them and the days that they are available for their volunteerism.

Annually Tribute Day is a large luncheon attended by RSVP volunteers who are acknowledged by leaders of industry and elected officials for their community service.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

811 West Jericho Turnpike Suite 103WSmithtown, NY 11757

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55

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