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.
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.
Ice cream shop
Help needed at local nursing home to fill 1 pm - 3 pm shift serving ice cream as needed. Open seven days per week.
Several local not-for-profits need help to cover offices, answer phones, direct clients, and take messages. Hours and skills vary.
Quincy Museum 16th & Maine Street
Tuesday afternoons from 1 - 4, greet visitors and take money at the door. Can help at gift shop and conduct tour of main level if comfortable. Some Saturday and Sunday afternoon shifts also available.
Quincy Community Theatre Oakley Lindsey Center
Friendly, energetic volunteers invited to attend summer training sessions. Positions available include: light board operation, sound board operation, stage management, ushering/box office and delivering posters to local businesses.
JWCC Community Education Department
Administrative help needed. Duties include data entry, and answering the phone.
States Attorney Victim/Witness
Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Attend court and take notes for cases. You set your own hours.
Court monitor for DUI cases needed. Must be a good listener and communicator with reliable transportation and no previous DUI conviction. 8:30 am - 4:30 pm when court is in session. You decide days and times that you want to attend court session. Training provided by MADD Illinois.
Disabled American Veterans
A driver is needed to take the DAV van to Iowa City to transport veterans to their medical appointments. No special license required.
Drivers needed for local and long distance medical transportation.
Quincy Fire Department
Volunteers needed to respond to structure fires and set up shelters in an effort to rehabilitate firefighters while they work to put out the fire.
Bickford of Quincy
Volunteers needed to come in and interact with residents during activities, or to introduce new activities.
Shifts are available for the following service areas:Tea Room table waiting, Hospitality House host, Surgery, Cancer Center, Nurse Server, Surgical Waiting Room, Blessing Foundation clerical, Blessed Beginnings visitor monitor.