Retired Senior Volunteer Program (Taunton)

Program:  Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Director:  Judith Charest

Address and Telephone:          264 Griffin Street

Fall River, MA  02724

TEL     (508) 679-0041 x 215             E-Mail:

FAX    (508) 324-7503

 Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Brief Program Description:  RSVP allows approximately 300 to 400 seniors over the age of 55 to be placed in worthwhile activities in public and private non-profit agencies throughout our service area.  On a day to day basis senior volunteers continue to address the needs of their community.

Eligibility:  Must be age 55 or older.

Documentation Needed:  None

Application Process:  Interested parties must come to the Fall River office and fill out an application.  We then match the skills and interest of the volunteer against a list of community needs and assign the volunteer to where he or she is needed the most.

Criteria for Selection:  Anyone 55 years of age or older may apply.

* All Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage to and from volunteer site (.22/mile no more than           $22.00 per month) and some sites provide meals.

*All Volunteers are covered by supplemental Accident & Liability Insurance.

*An Annual Recognition Day Brunch is held every June at the Venus De Milo Restaurant to honor all Volunteers