Professional Position: Office Manager

rsvp-job-postLove working with people 55+?

RSVP, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, is seeking an Office Manager for our Camp Hill office. Full-time with great benefits.

Must have superior phone, administrative, oral and written English skills; reliable transportation, including out of County meetings, training and conference attendance; computer skills with Word, Excel, Internet. Must have ability to work from home, including internet; comfortable with databases; and able to lift 25 lbs on occasion. QuickBooks and non-profit experience are a plus. Usual day is 9 to 4:30; however, requires almost weekly flexibility, some evenings, weekend hours, and occasional overnights. RSVP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation.  $23,400 per annum.

Please send résumé with references and writing sample (article, letter, report, something of your creation) to

January Volunteer of the Month for Dauphin County

RSVP_volunteer_DisendRSVP of the Capital Region is excited to present Shirley Disend as our Dauphin County Volunteer of the Month for January.  Shirley has been a volunteer with RSVP for 4 years and has volunteered in several capacities. Initially, she volunteered as a clerical assistant at the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania. Soon after, she added to her service to the community as a knitter knitting and crocheting items to be donated to veterans or children in need. Currently, she spends most of her time maintaining the Five Senses Garden on the Capital Area Greenbelt in Harrisburg.

The Five Senses Gardens is a one-of-a-kind sensory experience started on the Capital Area Greenbelt in 1996. It has held its ground (and flowers and wildlife) despite torrential floods and environmental adversity via the leadership of Ms. Disend in concert with the efforts of other volunteers and the skillful hands of its groundskeepers. Shirley turns in an average of almost 20 hours per week during the height of the growing season and can be found in the garden as early as February and as late as Thanksgiving. The only thing that keeps her away is extreme weather. And in cases where the weather doesn’t permit her to be in the garden, she returns to knitting and crocheting to let others know they are thought about.

RSVP would like to thank Ms. Shirley Disend for her willingness to share her time and talents via our organization in service to the Greater Harrisburg Community. Your dedication is exemplary and inspiring to all who want to lead by example and become leaders in the community.

Barbara Brown Named York County Volunteer of the Month

barbara-brownRSVP of the Capital Region has named Barbara Brown as volunteer of the month in York County. Barbara is a very enthusiastic volunteer who is an inspiration to everyone she comes in contact with. Barbara volunteers every week as a tutor for lower grade students at Stewartstown Elementary School.

She is giving back to students and her community after retiring from teaching with over thirty years of experience. Barbara has been a RSVP volunteer for a year. She is a true RSVP volunteer and is an example of someone who helps young students prepare for the future.