Volunteer Opportunities

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. 

Family Planning 636 Hampshire Street Suite 201 Would like to have 2 volunteers to help with a project to rebill for certain services from January 2013 – January 2014.  Volunteers would review paper billing forms looking for certain service codes.  Those entries would be hi-lighted and then found on the computer and  printed out.  Work on your own schedule Tues – Fri 8-5.   

UnityPoint at Home has opening for a volunteer to sit with a hospice client in their home.

Quincy Community Theatre Oakley Lindsey Center Opportunity for 8-10 volunteers to deliver posters advertising upcoming productions for this season.  Volunteers will pick up 10-12 posters to be delivered to Quincy businesses.

Medical Reserve Corps is helping to host a Full Scale Drill June 28th at Flynn Stadium in Quincy.  50 volunteers are needed to assist in the drill to act as participants/victims.  Please let RSVP know by April 3rd if you are interested in participating in this very worthwhile exercise.

American Collectibles Museum at 301 Oak Suite 4-3 A brand new museum in Quincy, is in need of some volunteer help with data entry.  The museum is open Monday –Saturday 9:30-5.    

The Quincy Museum 1601 Maine Street is looking for folks who would like to assist with special occasions and events such as the Folk Life Festival in September.  Volunteers are also needed to staff the front desk, greeting visitors and giving tours.  Hours for tours are from 1-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

Villa Kathrine 532 Gardner Expressway has immediate openings for volunteer hosts.  The Villa is Quincy’s Official Tourist Information Center.  Duties include greeting and helping visitors, collecting admissions for tours and handling souvenir sales.

John Wood Mansion 425 South 12th Street needs volunteers for tours of the mansion and help in the Quincy’s History Shop handling souvenir sales.

Bickford Assisted Living & Memory Care 4221 Maine Street looking for special volunteers to go through “memory baskets” and interact with memory care clients to assist activity director. Four volunteers are needed to help on Saturday, April 19th with an Easter egg hunt and refreshments.

Safe Kids Adams County will be stuffing goody bags on April 21st from 9-12 at the Health Department to be used for the Risk Watch Fair. 4 volunteers are needed.

Ecycle – Adams County Health Department volunteers needed to help from 9-1 on Saturday, April 26th.

 Meals Plus for Seniors bag bread for Meals on Wheels delivered meals 8:30am-9:30am Monday-Friday lower level outside the kitchen at Senior Center. Wrap silverware for meal site-provide volunteers with free lunch at Senior Center.

Quincy Senior Center Meal Site-clear off tables 12:00-1:00pm Monday-Friday: they provide volunteers with a free lunch at the Senior Center.

State's Attorney Victim-Witness Program-Need volunteer help in the courtroom and with restitution in the Quincy office.  No prior experience needed.

Blessing Hospital:

Quincy Hospitality House: various shifts available

Tea Room: various shifts available

Surgery Center at Hampshire: various shifts available

Blessing Health Center Lobby: Mon and Tues mornings available

Diagnostic Center:  Fri mornings; all afternoons available

ICU Waiting Room: Wed mornings available

Nurse Server Replenisher:  flexible hours; numerous shifts available

Radiation Therapy:  morning and afternoon shifts available 

JWCC-GED and ESL Tutors needed

Public Relations office needs help scanning old photos into computer files. 

RSVP-Disaster Activation Team: answer phones in event of a disaster

          Transportation:  local and long distance medical appointments 

Sunset Home- Ice Cream shop   

Quincy Art Center-Keep the entry foyer "pretty and inviting" for visitors 

Illinois Veterans Home-

 Volunteer(s) to push wheelchair residents from the

 various units to multi-therapy building for appointments and back.

 Task pretty physically demanding. IVH to provide store cards to

 volunteers to eat Smith Hall (Coffee Shop).

Volunteers to help the activity personnel with dementia patients

Volunteer to visit 90 year old  wheelchair bound, retired teacher and

WWII navy veteran who is hard of hearing but sharp and loves to talk.