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About Perry County RSVP

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

 

 

Perry County RSVP

Ruth Liff-Gray, Director

P.O. Box 954
121 West Brown Street
New Lexington, OH  43764

(740) 342-7220 - Phone

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Email: rsvp@perrycountyohio.net

 

RSVP Work Locations

  • Autumn Healthcare
  • Genesis Healthcare

At Genesis and Somerset Healthcare, Pantry Players volunteers go to visit and entertain the clients.

  • Interim Healthcare

Interim Healthcare teaches chronic disease classes.  Volunteers assist them with whatever they need assistance with.

  • Corning Food Pantry
  • New Lexington Food Pantry
  • St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry
  • Somerset Food Pantry
  • Thornville Food Pantry

At all the food pantries volunteers distribute food to income eligible clients.  They help them to their cars, stock shelves, keep the pantry clean. In some cases volunteers will pick up food from not only the food bank in Logan, but from each other. The pantry supervisors submit information to the SE Ohio Food Bank.

  • Mt. Aloysius

At Mt. Aloysius, volunteers visit with, read, put puzzles together, sew teddy bears.  We also have our water class there, in which volunteers are certified to teach the class.

  • Pantry Players - Friendly Visitors
  • Perry Behavioral Health Choices

Perry Behavioral Health Choices, volunteers assist with the WISE class.

  • Perry County Job & Family Services

Job & Family service, volunteers help with the Back To School Bash, and other activities that need extra assistance.

  • Perry County Health Department

Perry County Health Dept., volunteers assist with the Flu Clinic and other activities that need extra assistance.

  • Perry County Senior Center

At the Senior Center, volunteers help in the kitchen, also setting tables and cleaning up after the meal.

  • Homemaker
  • Transportation

Our transportation department transports seniors to doctor appointments, grocery store or to pick up medication.  RSVP reimburses them .55 a mile.  (if there is money in the account)

  • Veterans

At our Veterans station, volunteers (including veterans) help pack military packages 4 times a year to send overseas to our active military.  They also ask for donations of items to put in the packages and also the postage to send them.

  • Matter of Balance Classes
  • Tai Chi for Balance
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • Water Aerobics

 

 

 

Volunteer Handbook

(Click to view/download)

Handbook Cover
Acknowledgments, Collaboration, and Intro
History of RSVP
Joining and Placement
Reporting Hours
Volunteer Benefits

Ohio RSVP Project Directors and Coordinators from our RSVP 45th celebration at Ohio’s Service as a Solution Summit.

 

Upcoming Events
The Liar's Bench Jun 25, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, Ohio, OH 43782
Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities Community Forum Jun 26, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — PerCO Cafe - 2235 State Route 13, New Lexington, OH 43764
New Lexington 4th of July Celebration Jul 04, 2017 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM — Arethusa Springs Park - New Lexington, OH 43764
American Red Cross Blood Drive Jul 06, 2017 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Perry County District Library - 117 South Jackson Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
Backyard Conservation at the Buckeye Lake Museum Jul 08, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM — Buckeye Lake Museum - 4729 Walnut Road (Rt #79) Buckeye Lake, OH 43008
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