Boston RSVP

Uplift, Inspire, Lend a Hand

RSVP matches individuals 55 and over with volunteer opportunities throughout the City of Boston

Volunteers serve at locations throughout Boston offering:

  • companionship to adults,
  • respite to caregivers,
  • delivering food to frail seniors,
  • transportation to seniors,
  • providing free health insurance information to clients,
  • teaching ESOL,
  • and supporting veterans and their families.

Volunteers choose how much time they serve and where they would like to serve, in locations that allow them to draw from their own skills, as well as, learn new ones.


  • Ongoing training and support
  • Eligible to receive reimbursement for a portion of transportation and meal expenses incurred while serving
  • Free supplemental accident insurance while on duty
  • Invitation to the annual Volunteer Recognition luncheon
  • Information on free events sponsored by the City of Boston


  • Age 55 or over
  • If offering transportation, have a valid driver's license
  • Pass a CORI

If you have any questions contact:

Tyissha Jones-Horner, Program Director 

Telephone: 617-635-3988
Fax: 617-635-3213


Current Volunteers

Please use the links below to submit your monthly volunteer totals.

Perspective Volunteers

Search for the perfect volunteer opportunity and apply for the prorgam.

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