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.    

The Quincy Museum:  needs volunteers 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.

John Wood Mansion: needs volunteers for tours of the mansion and help in the Quincy’s History Shop handling souvenir sales

 Meals Plus for Seniors: needs volunteers to help on a regular basis or as a substitute to deliver Meals on Wheels.  Meals are ready for pick up at 10:45am and it takes approxiately one hour to deliver.  A free meal at the Senior Center meal site is provided for all volunteers.

Blessing Hospital: needs help in the ICU Waiting Room, patient flower/mail delivery, Tea Room waitress/cashier, and at the Quincy Hospitality House

JWCC-GED and ESL Tutors needed

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

RSVP Medical Transportation:  local and long distance medical appointments

Illinois Veterans Home:  volunteer needed healthy enough to push wheelchair residents to and from appointments in the multi-therapy building.  This is a fairly physical job.  There may be 5-10 residents on any given morning or afternoon.  Nurses are having to take the patients which takes them away from what they should be doing.

Salvation Army: needs clerical/secretarial help at the Family Services Shelter.