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SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55
Last updated on July 9, 2014

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SOAR 55 is a program of Newton Community Service Center and part of a national network of volunteer programs that mobilizes adults age 55 and over to contribute their skills and experience to help strengthen and expand the capacity of local nonprofit and public organizations in Newton and Metro West. SOAR 55 provides individuals with a personalized and professional search for the right volunteer opportunity.

Find us on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/soar55volunteer

Description:
SOAR 55 is a volunteer-connector organization for people aged 55 and over who would like to share their professional and experience-based skills with local public and nonprofit organizations who need help in Newton and Metro West. We offer a unique, personalized, and thoughtful approach to matching each individual with a rewarding and satisfying volunteer opportunity. SOAR 55 has over 300 volunteers serving at 80 sites in assignments that range from tutoring children, assuming leadership roles in nonprofit organizations, to management consulting. Our main office is located in Newton with a satellite office located at the Framingham Public Library

History:
SOAR 55 (originally RSVP Metro West) has been a vital part of the metro west Boston community since 1973. In 2013 we celebrated our 40th anniversary. SOAR 55 is locally sponsored by Newton Community Service Center. Inc. Over 3 decades, SOAR 55 has linked thousands of volunteers to interesting and rewarding volunteer assignments.

Contact person: Jan Latorre-Stiller, Senior Director, (phone), (email)


Office fax number: (617) 964-3975

Address:
 492 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.ncscweb.org/programs/soar55

Directions:

 A volunteer would only come to our office for an initial interview and for training workshops.
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: N/A

Miscellaneous Information
What is the type of this organization?
501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
Does the agency conduct CORI checks?
No
Last updated on July 9, 2014


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