Help Seniors Stay Independent


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


99 Main St.Northampton, MA 01060


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, or 413-387-4558 for more information.


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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 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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