volunteer opportunities

RSVP: Celebrating 40 years!OUR SPECIAL PARTNERSHIP:  RSVP Senior Corps is a program of the Corporation of National and Community Service, a federal agency started under President John F. Kennedy. Mystic Valley Elder Services is one of fifteen Massachusetts RSVP programs, and your first stop for volunteer opportunities for adults 55+.

Volunteering with Mystic Valley Elder Services means being a change-maker, a world-shaper, and an advocate.

It means taking your commitment to community well-being and putting it into action.

It means joining a robust volunteer corps 400+ people strong – each person with the talents, experience, and compassion needed to make the world a more supportive place for older adults and adults living with disabilities, and improving the lives of others.

We welcome adults of all ages and abilities to join us in celebrating community, supporting independence, and fostering compassion.

Interested in volunteering?

Social Engagement Program Volunteers provide needed social support to isolated older adults through face-to-face visits, phone calls, or email.

Nourishing the community: Our daily senior meal sites provide elders with wholesome food and important social connection; our monthly food pantries ensure that elders without resources have access to nutrient-rich foods and ingredients. Read the full description.

One-on-one advocacy:  Work with older adults or adults living with disabilities, providing health benefits advice, assisting with bill management, or raising your voice for the needs of nursing home residents. Read the full description.

Behind-the-scenes work: There is no overstating the importance of volunteers who provide critical services in our offices, whether they are assisting in event planning or providing administrative support. Read the full description.

Become an ambassador for independence: From time to time, we call upon our community to join us in fighting for the rights and needs of elders and adults living with disabilities. Read the full description.

In order to ensure the safety and fulfillment of volunteers and the community, volunteers must complete a full application, provide references, agree to a criminal record background check, and be approved by our Volunteer Services department before receiving a volunteer assignment with Mystic Valley Elder Services.