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RSVP of the Pioneer Valley

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RSVP volunteers 55 and older provide companionship and emotional support to terminally ill patients in Amherst, Springfield, or Northampton, MA, in a Hospice facility or in the patient's home. Training, a CORI check and ongoing supervision is required. Volunteers do not give hands-on or medical care.

RSVP volunteers also provide fund raising support to Hospice Programs by helping in Northampton and Amherst thrift shops. These shops provide financial support to the hospice programs. Have fun receiving, displaying and selling donated items to benefit Hospice.

Contact Pat Sicard, psicard@communityaction.us or 413-387-1286 for more information about opportunities in Amherst and Northampton.

Contact Ginger Elliott, gelliott@communityaction.us or 413-387-1296 for more information about opportunities in the Springfield area.

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About RSVP of the Pioneer Valley


1 Prince Street, Northampton, MA 01060, US

Mission Statement

RSVP is the volunteer connector for people 55 and over in the Pioneer Valley. Whatever your background, skills, and interests, RSVP will match you with a rewarding volunteer opportunity.


RSVP volunteers must be 55 years or older and volunteer in Hampden, Hampshire or Fanklin County, MA. RSVP matches a volunteer's skills and interests with community organizations in Western Massachusetts that need help. RSVP staff remains available to help volunteers achieve the most out of their service.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


99 Main St.Northampton, MA 01060



  • Retail / Sales
  • Hospice Care


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3-4 hour shift weekly
  • No personal loss within two years of volunteering

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