Volunteer opportunity description

Bridge the gap between seniors and children through the love of books.  RSVP and AngelaCARES are seeking volunteers age 55+ to read once a week to 1st graders in PS22.  With just one hour a week, you can nurture a lifelong love of reading in a child.


This program is a collaboration of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program and AngelaCARES.  


AngelaCARES, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Jersey City, NJ. Their mission is to serve as an advocate and support system for senior citizens, their caregivers, and a mentor to the youth by educating and empowering them to volunteer. They are committed to strengthening communities by enhancing the quality of life through the generations.


RSVP is a comprehensive community service organization sponsored by Jewish Family Service of MetroWest designed to mobilize members of the community who are 55+ to give back to their own neighborhoods in Essex and Hudson counties through volunteer services.


Contact Julie Cramer at 973-637-1761 or jcramer@jfsmetrowest.org or Claire Carter-Smith at claire@angelacares.org or 201-685-7273 to sign up today!


Volunteers must be age 55 or over.

Volunteers must be willing to serve for 1 hour a week during the school year for at least 1 full school year.

Volunteers must submit to a background check.

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Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Center of Essex and Hudson Counties

Julie Cramer
RSVP Program Manager
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