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Volunteer Opportunity of the month

  • Friends (of the outdoors)
  • Lovers (of gardening and getting their hands dirty)
  • People who like to organize things and see them through to fruition

Friendship Circle Needs Volunteers to Help Their Garden Grow!

Friendship Circle Senior Center of Darby needs volunteers to serve on the center’s Garden Team. Team members will create a plan for the crops, prepare the garden, plant vegetables and engage in regular maintenance such as watering and weeding to ensure that the garden is successful. Gardeners for the team are needed from late March, all spring and summer, right through October. The center’s garden grows more than 100 vegetables each year, and those vegetables are given back to the community at the center. Volunteers are needed specifically for Wednesday mornings during the growing season.

Come. Volunteer. Help make the garden beautiful!

Anyone 55 or older with skills (or just interest) in this area who would like to volunteer time and talent helping on this project is asked to call Michele O'Brien at RSVP, (610) 565-5563, extension 14. Or email Michele at

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RSVP 4oth Anniversary


RSVP of Delaware County

Welcome to RSVP of Delaware County.
RSVP is the agency of choice for volunteerism in our community.

Share the experience of your life, and give someone the experience/opportunity of a lifetime. At RSVP of Delaware County we connect people to purpose. Our programs provide social engagement, interaction, entertainment, education, information, and resources to individuals and nonprofit organizations in our community.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Delaware County offers adults age 55-plus the opportunity to share their time and talents on a regular basis in a variety of settings throughout their communities. RSVP provides volunteer opportunities based on community need and encourages volunteerism in areas where there will be an impact on the community.

RSVP volunteers are active in schools, art organizations, social service agencies, libraries, inter-generational projects, home-based activities and more!

"Our five volunteers this year have created an atmosphere with each student they see that encourages a confidence in themselves as a person and as a reader." Judy Di Maio, Reading Specialist at Indian Lane Elementary.

RSVP Volunteer Benefits

RSVP is funded by The Corporation for National and Community Service, United Way and the County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA). Private donations are appreciated and welcomed from all of our supporters.