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.    

St Vincent’s Nursing Home: Help is needed to greet visitors and answer phones in a lively office environment.  Hours and days of the week are flexible and can be worked to accommodate your schedule. 

North Adams Home:  The Home is looking for Game Buddy volunteers to partner with residents. Buddies offer assistance that fosters enjoyment in playing Bingo and other games. Volunteers set their own schedule. Assistance with most games and activities is needed in two hour increments. Monthly, bi-monthly or weekly, opportunities are available. For more information or to volunteer please contact Vickie Tipton, 217-936-2137. 

Ready, Set, Grow:  Adams County Health Department – read to young children waiting for services. Mon-Thurs 9-11am or 1-3pm
St Jude Run:  Ride to Kansas City to drive RV back to Quincy on Thursday Aug 3rd and/or drive RV back to Kansas City on Monday, Aug 7th.
Quincy Museum – 16th & Maine St:  Seeking volunteers for the front desk, tour guides and for fundraising functions.
Villa Kathrine:  Immediate openings for hosts.  Duties include greeting and helping visitors, collecting admissions for tours and handling souvenir sales.
JWCC Library Gate Count:  Done twice a year – JWCC 2 hour shifts, sit in library and count people coming in
Quincy Community Theatre & Quincy Symphony Orchestra:   Deliver posters
Volunteer Voices:  Practice Friday mornings and sing Friday afternoons at area nursing homes
North Adams Home:   Game buddies – offer assistance and shares the fun with a resident – various times
Homeward Bound Waggin:  Help walking dogs, cleaning dog and cat cages. Create newsletter and maintain web page. Assist at fundraising events and adoption days.
Big Brothers Big Sisters:  Volunteers to be Lunch Buddies – share a meal at school once a week.
Meals Plus for Seniors:  Deliver meals on wheels, wrap bread to go in meals, wrap silverware for meal site, clean tables at meal site.