East Bay Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

The East Bay Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is designed for individuals 55 years and older who want to contribute their skills, talent, and time to impact and improve conditions in their communities. RSVP is a network of community members volunteering in multiple programs and non-profits in the East Bay area. Volunteers are provided educational opportunities through our partnerships for special service positions.

Who We Serve

RSVP is for individuals, 55 and older, that are interested in socializing with others, serving critical community needs, and learning new skills to provide quality services in East Bay communities. Volunteers provide various services through our partner programs. Our volunteers tackle issues like food insecurity, isolation in the community, tax preparation, and health insurance counseling.

Key Features

RSVP partners with over 90 community organizations to provide opportunities for our volunteer network from East Providence to Newport. Our volunteers provide help with:

  • Food Pantries
  • Tutoring in Public Schools
  • Tax Assistance
  • Community Non-Profits

Location(s) of the Program

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

How to Enroll

To learn more about volunteer opportunities, call the Office of Volunteer Services at 401-435-7876. 

Helpful Resources

The State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services Division of Elderly Affairs offers a Rhode Island guide to services for seniors and adults with disabilities called the Pocket Manual. View/download a copy from the Division of Elderly Affairs’ website.  2017 Pocket Manual

How You Can Help

Our program features a network of volunteer opportunities and partnerships. If you are interested in volunteering, call 401-435-7876 or stop by EBCAP’s RSVP Riverside office to fill out an application. You can also help by referring someone that may need help with health insurance or filing taxes.

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