RSVP of Westchester
Across our nation, over half-a-million RSVP members, age 55+, are giving their time and sharing their expertise to help solve many local community concerns. Join RSVP of Westchester volunteers as they make a positive impact in these areas:
Bringing Care, Comfort and Healthy Living to All
Education & Literacy
Improving Student's Performance
Economic & Finance
Individuals Receiving Job Training & Assistance with their GED
Veteran's & Military Families
Coordinating Food Drives for Veterans and their Families in Montrose.
Locally, RSVP of Westchester has over 900 volunteers giving their time. It is one of over 750 RSVP programs nationwide under the Corporation for National and Community Service. Are you ready to say #IamSeniorCorps?
Frequently Asked Questions about RSVP
Where will I serve as a member of RSVP of Westchester? Below is the current list of agencies where you can serve, which are located througout Westchester county.
At Home on the Sound
At Home in Somers, Inc.
Family Services Society of Yonkers
Family Services of Westchester-RideConnect
Greenburgh Evergreen Club
Hillside Elementary School
Hospice Care in Westchester/Putnam
Hudson River Museum
Hugh Doyle Senior Center
JCY Westchester Community Partners
March of Dimes National Headquarters
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Mt. Vernon Armory Senior Center
Mt. Vernon Youth Bureau
New York Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
Saint Joseph’s Medical Center
SNAP— Nutrition Program
St. John's Riverside Hospital
VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System
Volunteer New York!
Wartburg Adult Care Community
Westchester Community College
White Plains Hospital Center
Westchester Library System
What are the Advantages of Volunteering through RSVP? Once registered, you will receive assistance in finding the appropiate volunteer placement and will be eligible for benefits and recognition events.
What Benefits Does RSVP Offer? Volunteers will recevie transportation reimbursement, supplemental liability insurance, annual recognition events, birthday acknowledgement, and access to a volunteer e-newsletter.
Where does RSVP come from? RSVP is a nationwide program that promotes national service among older adults. RSVP provides a wide variety of opportunities for persons aged 55 and older to serve their community through significant volunteer service.
Does RSVP offer travel reimbursement? Yes. The maximum reimbursement is $35.00 per month for volunteers 60+ needing financial assistance getting to and from their volunteer station. Reimbursement for mileage incurred while traveling to and from the volunteer's nonprofit agency at $0.31//mile, to a maximum of $35/month per person. Reimbursement of Para Transit, bus or cab fare, to a maximum of $35/month per person.
What are RSVP Recogition Events? Several volunteer recognition activities are held throughout the county on an annual basis, such as: museum tours, movies, and light lunch outings. Gifts and certificates of achievement are presented seasonally, and will vary annually.
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For further information please contact:
Rosario Samudio, Director of RSVP of Westchester