Seeking senior (age 55+) volunteer drivers in York County PA

RSVP–York County Seeking Volunteer Drivers 55 and over to Drive for SpiriTrust Lutheran “Touch-a-Life Program” in the York and Hanover Areas 

RSVP of the Capital Region-York County is seeking volunteer drivers to help support those who need to be driven to appointments and various places in the York and Hanover areas.

Volunteer benefits include: transportation reimbursement, free supplemental liability insurance, recognition and appreciation events, assistance with clearances, volunteer of the month in York County 50+ monthly newspaper, and improved personal happiness. Become a volunteer and make a difference with this great program to help others.

Please contact Scott Hunsinger at 443-619-3842 or email at YorkAdamsFranklin@rsvpcapreg.org

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Larry Coghlan: RSVP York County Volunteer of the Month

Joe Coghlan, York County Volunteer of the month, and Jobie Bolden, Hanover Street Elementary Teacher

Joe Coghlan, York County Volunteer of the month, and Jobie Bolden, Hanover Street Elementary Teacher

Larry Coghlan is a volunteer tutor for RSVP of the Capital Region at Hanover Street Elementary School in the Hanover School District. Larry tutors students in math and helps them with their homework. His students call him ‘Mr. C’ and they love the fancy hat he wears to school. Larry has been a volunteer tutor at the school for the past two years.

He was in the Air Force for eight years, then worked for the federal government for twenty-nine years, retiring in 1999.Larry then worked as a contractor to the government for thirteen years. He enjoys gardening, woodworking and traveling in retirement. He and his wife live in Hanover.

Jobie Bolden, teacher at the school, stated, “Mr. C brings a plethora of experiences to our room, is the grandfather a lot of these students have been missing, and is that extra hand we love having in our classroom”.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, email YorkAdamsFranklin@rsvpCapReg.org or call Scott Hunsinger at 443-619-3842

June York County Volunteer of the Month–Howard Powell

The RSVP volunteer of the month for June is Howard Powell. Howard has been a volunteer tutor at Hanover Street Elementary School for the past two years. He tutors first, second, third, and fourth graders with reading, English, spelling, and computer skills.

Howard PowellHe is known as Mr. Howard to the students he tutors. He tutors three days a week at the school.

Howard lives with his wife in Dover, Pennsylvania and has thirty five years of IT experience. He worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital  and at the Harford County Public Library as the Computer Support Manager for fifteen years.

His hobbies include reading, football, stock car racing and going to the movies.

RSVP-York County Volunteer Tutors Wanted

Retired and Senior Volunteers 55 and Over

CNCS TutorRSVP of the Capital Region-York County is seeking volunteer tutors in math or reading for Hanover Street Elementary School, Clearview Elementary School, or Washington Elementary School.

Please contact Scott Hunsinger at 443 619-3842 or email at yorkrsvp@rsvpcapreg.org.

Volunteer benefits include: transportation reimbursement, free supplemental liability insurance, recognition and appreciation events, paid assistance with clearances, free two hour tutoring training, Comcast Newsmakers appearance, volunteer of the month in 50+ York County monthly newspaper, and improved personal happiness. 

BECOME A VOLUNTEER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUNG CHILDREN’S SUCCESS!  

Winter Items Collected for York County Residents

Lillian Wagner, RN, Admissions Liaison at Colonial Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in York

Lillian Wagner, RN, Admissions Liaison at Colonial Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in York

RSVP of the Capital Region-York County in association with six donation sites located around York County collected warm clothing for adults and children items for the winter months.  The donated clothing included; socks, hats, scarves, and gloves. The donations sites were located at Stewartstown Elementary, Hanover Council of Churches, Hanover Street Elementary School, Red Lion Senior Center, and Issac’s Deli in York.

We collected four hundred fifty items that were donated to Hanover Council of Churches, Mason-Dixon Community Services, Hanover Street Elementary, and Stewartstown Elementary School.

Colonial Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in York and Windy Hill Senior Center donated most of the clothing for the residents in York County.

Some individuals at Colonial Manor knitted some of the donated clothing.

RSVP of the Capital Region provides volunteers 55 and over for various organizations in York County. If you would like to become a volunteer please contact Scott Hunsinger at 443 619-3842 or by email yorkrsvp@rsvpcapreg.org

Professional Part-time Position: Perry and Cumberland Counties Development Coordinator Advertisement

Love working with people 55+?  Want to make a difference and help others find a great volunteer position that matches their time and talents?  RSVP of the Capital Region, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, is looking for a part-time Coordinator to recruit and place volunteers in Cumberland & Perry Co.  Work with veterans, senior services, disaster preparedness, tutoring and more.  Experience as volunteer coordinator or strong volunteer background preferred.  Grant work a plus.  PT, flexible hrs, some work from home if desired; occasional nights, weekends.  Must have superior people, networking, presentation, oral and written English skills; reliable transportation; computer skills with Word, Excel, Internet, and be comfortable with databases. 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.  $13,338 per annum (19 hours/week).  Resume with references and writing sample to rsvp@rsvpcapreg.org. Deadline April 1.

SOCK IT TO US!

It’s not too late to Sock It to Us! No one should be cold this winter. No child. No adult. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Capital Region wants to eliminate this problem for many of the residents of York County through Sock It To Us!, a statewide signature project of Senior Corps of Pennsylvania.

socksYou can still help! Grab a pair or two of new socks, scarves, gloves or winter hats for any age child or adult. Deposit them at any of the following drop off sites starting 10/8/14 and ending on 11/10/14:
Windy Hill Senior Center
Stewartstown Elementary School
Red Lion Senior Center
Member Churches of the Hanover Council of Churches
Hanover Street Elementary School
Issac’s Deli, York

Just look for the Sock It To Us! sign.

All donations go to residents of the York County. Donations will be made to the following organizations and schools for distribution to those most in need:
Stewartstown Elementary School
Hanover Council of Churches
Mason-Dixon Community Services
York City School District
Hanover Street Elementary School

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RSVP recruits and places volunteers as: tutors, meals on wheels deliverers, friendly visitors, mentors, knitters/crocheters, food bank workers, van drivers, activities aides, clerical workers, quilters, and numerous other volunteers where they are most needed in York County. For large donations or more information on drop-off sites or volunteer opportunities, call RSVP’s York County office at 443 619-3842 or the statewide Senior Corps of Pennsylvania hotline at 1.800.870.2616.