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RSVP of the Pioneer Valley

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Provide support to help Pioneer Valley seniors stay independent at home. Through RSVP, volunteers 55 and older can provide a variety of essential services:

SHINE volunteers help with Medicare related questions and choices on a one-to-one basis in senior centers and hospitals.

Money Management volunteers with financial skills visit seniors at home and assist with bill paying.

Home Energy and Repair volunteers help seniors locate benefits for energy and home repair needs.

Good interpersonal, computer and financial skills are needed. Schedules and locations vary. CORI and driver's license are required. Training and support is provided.

Contact Pat Sicard at psicard@communityaction.us or 413-387-1286 for more information about opportunities in Hampshire & Franklin Counties.

Contact Ginger Elliott at gelliott@communityaction.us or 413-387-1296 for more information about opportunities in Hampden County.

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About RSVP of the Pioneer Valley

Location:

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.

Description

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

99 Main St.Northampton, MA 01060

(42.31952,-72.63059)
 

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week with a 1 year commitment
  • Interest or experience working with frail or homebound seniors is helpful.

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