Retired Senior Volunteer Program

Program: Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Director: Judy Charest

Address: 264 Griffin Street Fall River, MA 02724

Telephone: (508) 679-0041 x 220

E-Mail: judy.charest@cfcinc.org

Fax: (508) 324-7503

Office Hours: 8:00 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) 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 DeMilo Restaurant to honor all Volunteers.