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Middlesex County RSVP/Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc.

Good People Make Great Volunteers!

Volunteers are needed to assist isolated elders and individuals living with disabilities with monthly finances. The consumers who are referred to the program lack the support of a friend or family member who might ordinarily take on this role. Money Managers meet with their client a few times a month to assist that client with balancing a checkbook, paying bills and staying within a budget.

Volunteers are needed in Malden, Melrose, Revere, Winthrop, and other surrounding communities.

Although the job title is Money Manager, volunteers are not financial advisers; the elder maintains control of his/her finances. Ongoing training and support are provided by the program manager. This is an excellent opportunity to develop positive relationships with those in need of support while promoting their safe independence in the community! Bilingual Individuals are encouraged to apply as English is not the first language for many program recipients.

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About Middlesex County RSVP/Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc.

Location:

300 Commercial St, #19, Malden, MA 02148, US

Mission Statement

Middlesex County RSVP has the dual mission of engaging persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and providing a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers. Mystic Valley Elder Services, sponsor for Middlesex County RSVP since 1996, supports the right of elders and adults living with disabilities to live independently and with dignity in a setting of their own choice by providing information, advice, and access to quality services and resources.

Description

RSVP is one of three national Senior Corp programs under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Middlesex County RSVP is authorized to engage volunteers age 55 and older, applying their skills and life experiences to high impact programs that provide literacy tutoring for struggling students, safe independence for elders and adults living with disabilities, and other critical assistance. Middlesex County RSVP communities include: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester, and Woburn. Sponsor Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) also serves the communities of Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. MVES is a nonprofit organization that since 1975 has acted as an entry point through which elders, families, caregivers, and health care professionals can access a wide variety of programs, services, and supports. MVES is one of the largest in a network of 26 similar aging services organizations in Massachusetts. MVES promotes safe, independence for elders and adults living with disabilities in eight cities and towns north of Boston.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

300 Commercial St, #19Malden, MA 02148

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Problem Solving
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per month
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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