Perry County PA Health and Wellness Expo, March 23, 2017



RSVP is looking for a 21st CCLC Program Coordinator.

Love working with children?

Make a difference by coordinating Elementary After School and Summer Programs at the Newport School District! 

REQUIREMENTS: Understand needs of students, parents, teachers and the community. Excellent oral and written skills. Familiar with grants, proposal writing and budgets. Experience with Word, Excel, databases and the Internet.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Hire and manage personnel and volunteers, including schedules, timesheets/volunteer hours reports, duties, staff meetings and conflicts. Recruit and enroll students. Communicate with students, staff and volunteers.

Attend RSVP staff meetings, conferences, school board and community meetings. Some travel.

Full-time, 37.5 flexible hours per week (based on the after school and summer programs) 

$26,325 per annum

BENEFITS: vacation and personal days, retirement contribution, health insurance

Send resume, references and writing sample to:     Deadline October 17





Yarn and knitting supplies needed for Veterans’ project


RSVP volunteers make lap robes and afghans for veterans at VA Centers, shelters and senior residences. Yarn may be dropped off at our RSVP office in Camp Hill, between 9am and 4pm weekdays. Please call before delivering. A cart is available for transfer from your vehicle. We can arrange to pick up large quantities. In addition to yarn (no rug yarn please), we also need other knitting supplies.

RSVP partners with schools, food banks and shelters by collecting and distributing hats, mittens, gloves, socks, scarves and personal care items. If you have other handmade needle-arts items that you would like to donate, we would appreciate your collaboration. Cash donations are also welcomed.

If you know of veterans in residence that are in need of any of the items mentioned above, please contact us. RSVP of the Capital Region is a 501[c]3 non-profit community benefit organization that has been assisting volunteers throughout the Susquehanna Valley for more than forty years.


To donate or inquire, please contact Juli Obaya at 800-870-2616 or email


RSVP Summer Activities

ATTENTION!  As of July 12, there are 15 openings for Newport School District students in the RSVP 21st Century Community Learning Center Summer ZONE Program through Aug 4.  Program is free for all students.  It operates 9 to 3, M to Th.  Transportation is provided from and to student’s home.  Free breakfast, snacks, and lunch.  One day at Little Buffalo including swimming each week.  One out of area field trip each week.  All free.  Students also participate in science and 4-H projects, crafts, recreational activities, and computer labs.  Seeking Newport School District students only.   Priority to those students who just finished kindergarten through second grade.  However, the Program Coordinator will attempt to accommodate any current student.  Call Melissa Gabel, at 717.877.4304 to register your students.  This is first come, first to have forms completed to fill these 15 FREE openings! 

See some of the fun activities remaining for summer below!


  • JULY 13
  • Lower Dauphin Summer Science Field Trip, ice skate at Twin Ponds
  • contact Rick > 
  • JULY 14
  • Newport ZONE Summer Program Field Trip, Lancaster Science Factory
  • contact Melissa >
  • JULY 21
  • Lower Dauphin Family Day  Summer Science Program wrap-up
  • contact Rick >
  • JULY 26
  • Newport ZONE Summer Program Field Trip, Penn State Arboretum & Creamery
  • contact Melissa >
  • AUGUST 2   (pending confirmation)
  • Newport ZONE Summer Program Field Trip to Franklin Institute in Philly 
  • contact Melissa >
  • AUGUST 4
  • Newport ZONE Summer Program Final Day (Swim/Picnic) at Little Buffalo State Park
  • contact Melissa >
  • AUGUST 6 
  • Massive RSVP Gleaning for Garden of Youth Volunteers at Strite’s, in conjunction with the Central PA Food Bank 
  • contact Rick >

Mayor’s Day Volunteer Recognition, New Bloomfield PA, April 6

NewBloomfieldMayorBlogPlease join us in New Bloomfield on Wednesday at 11:15a.m. at the Central Perry Senior Center    (225 West Main Street).

Mayor Arliss J. Krammes will recognize Perry County volunteers for their deeply appreciated service. Lunch and dessert will follow.

Please RSVP by April 4 to, or call 717-541-9521.