Q: What is the RSVP Volunteer Program?
A: The RSVP Volunteer Program in Berkshire County provides recruitment, training and placement for volunteers who are 55 and older.
Q: Who are the members of the RSVP Advisory Board?
A: Please refer to the RSVP Advisory Board Members section of RSVP’s webpages for a complete list of Board Members.
Q: When does the RSVP Advisory Board meet?
A: RSVP Advisory Board meetings are held monthly (except July & August) to review matters pertaining to budget, staffing, program projects and related policies.
Q: Where can I view the RSVP annual report?
A: The RSVP Annual Report can be viewed by clicking here.
Q: How do I become a volunteer with RSVP?
A: If you reside in Berkshire County, have a desire and willingness to serve, then RSVP is for you. Complete a registration form as well as a CORI & National Sex Offender Check. Registration forms are available at the RSVP Office, or you can print one out from the RSVP section of the city website. Once the registration is complete, and the CORI check is approved, you can begin to volunteer! There are many different opportunities around the community. The volunteer coordinator will help set you up with the perfect opportunities!
Q: Where can I volunteer?
A: RSVP has over 65 different job sites. You can try everything once if you'd like!
Q: What are the benefits to becoming an RSVP volunteer?
A: Some of the benefits to volunteers are:
- Placement and ongoing support
- Mileage reimbursement up to $20.00 per month
- Annual recognition luncheon
- Excess CIMA insurance coverage
- Annual Big E bus trip
- Volunteer Birthday Celebrations
- Free tickets to cultural venues on occasion
- A sense of personal satisfaction for making a positive impact on someone in need!
Q: Who is the RSVP Volunteer of the year?
A: Please refer to the "Volunteer Of The Year" section of the RSVP page on the city website.