The following are a few of the current or ongoing volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in a specific opportunity or don't see an opportunity that interests, you please call the RSVP office at 217-641-4961. We will discuss your skills and interests and try to find a match for you.
Lutheran Church of St. John
Volunteers needed to play Santa or Mrs. Claus from 9:30am-2:00pm on Mondays and/or Thursdays in 2 hour shifts during the month of December, 2013.
American Collectibles Museum
Needs help scanning buttons into the computer-hours flexible.
Meals on Wheels
Volunteers needed Monday - Friday to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Quincy. Meals are picked up at the Quincy Senior Center at 10:45 a.m. and delivered. This job only takes about an hour to complete and volunteers will receive a ticket for a free meal at the senior center dining room. Schedule can be once a week, once a month or on a substitute basis.
Volunteers needed for the following activities: Toys for Tots - sorting and prepackaging toys in the former Motorola Building beginning November 1st. Christmas Assistance Applications - various duties on Monday, November 18 through Saturday, November 23 at the Kroc Center. WGEM Bucket Blitz - station located at the entrance to the Quincy Mall on Monday, December 2 through Thursday, December 5. Volunteers needed to ring bells and collect money from 6:00am-6:00pm.
Volunteer needed 9:00am-noon to greet people dropping off donations and to help process the donations during the holiday season.
Volunteer needed to assist with filing and data entry 4 hours/week-hours flexible.
JWCC-Public Relations Office
Volunteer needed who likes working on the computer and has ability to scan documents. Task is repetitive with flexible hours.
Needs a mentor for a 7th grade student meeting at the GED Center from 3:00pm-4:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Early Childhood & Family Center
Volunteers needed to meet school buses, help in classrooms, and serve lunches for 3-5 year olds. Monday-Friday, times flexible
Illinois Veterans Home
Volunteers are needed to help with dementia patients to assist with activities.
Volunteer shifts are available for the following service areas: Tea Room waitresses and cashiers, Hospitality House host, Surgery Center, Health Center, Nurse Server/ Replenisher, and Patient Flower Delivery.
Unity Point Hospice
Volunteers needed to read to and visit with patients or to provide respite care to family caregivers. In office support work would include helping with mailings or other special projects.
The Quincy SCORE office is looking for a few qualified former business people who would be interested in serving as mentors for people wishing to start a new business or helping those new businesses already open who need a little help. SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small business nationwide. Please call Mary Effrein at the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 217-222-8093 if interested in this volunteer opportunity.
Drivers needed for local and long distance medical transportation.
John Wood Mansion
Vounteers needed to give tours of the Mansion and work in the gift shop. Hours vary.