AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP of Boone and Winnebago Counties
Lifescape Americorps Seniors RSVP is always looking for volunteers. Check out the volunteer opportunities below and let us know if you would like more information, or if you have any questions. Thank you for your help!
Boone County Conservation District - Boone County
This volunteer station is perfect for anyone looking to work outside and give back to our environment. The Boone County Conservation District manages over 3,00 acres of prairies, woodlands and wetlands in scenic Boone County, Illinois. Minimum impact recreational opportunities, special events and educational programs are offered to the public throughout the year.
Boone County Council on Aging - Boone County
The Boone County Council on Aging is dedicated to all older adults and their caregivers by reaching out with programs to help enrich and improve their quality of life. The goal of our comprehensive service planning is to assist individuals to enable them to live independently, as long as appropriate, with emphasis on meeting the needs of frail, vulnerable older persons.
Forest Preserves of Winnebago County - Winnebago County
The forest preserve district is dedicated to protecting, conserving, enhancing, and promoting Winnebago County’s natural heritage for the environmental, educational, and recreational benefit of present and future generations.
Goodwill - Boone and Winnebago Counties
Local Goodwills are non-profits that help people overcome challenges to build skills, find jobs, and grow their careers. Volunteering allows you to build your social skills while developing new contacts and referral sources. Many programs provide valuable training and opportunities to learn new skills, as well as to utilize and refine existing skills.
Greater Rockford Pantry Coalition - Boone and Winnebago Counties
The Greater Rockford Pantry Coalition fights hunger in our 815 by providing nutritious emergency food to any and all community members in need. There is NEVER a reason for anyone to go hungry!
Habitat for Humanity - Boone and Winnebago Counties
Habitat for Humanity is an incredible organization that makes an impact all across the United States. Habitat works toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in need of decent and affordable housing. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful - Boone and Winnebago Counties
Another wonderful option for someone interested in environment stewardship is Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB). They are an award-winning, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to educating and involving individuals in productive solutions that keep our community environment clean and green.
Ken-Rock Community Center - Winnebago County
Ken-Rock Community Center has a strong history of providing enriching opportunities in our area. Ken-Rock Community Center provides organized sports, community recreation activities, year-round youth services, adult technology education, senior citizen activities and social service opportunities for citizens of our community. Through these services, we strive to impact the family structure.
Klehm Arboretum - Winnebago County
Klhem Arboretum's mission is to To maintain a living museum for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of all people. If you would like to be a part of this mission and volunteering at their beautiful site, this would be a great volunteer station for you.
Lifescape - Boone and Winnebago Counties
Lifescape is always looking for volunteers. Through our variety of programs and services, we aim to keep older adults of northwestern Illinois choose lives of Independence and dignity. Volunteer with our nutrition department, with our Information and Assistance caseworkers, out in the community, and many other opportunities.
Nature at The Confluence - Winnebago County
Nature At The Confluence has some wonderful volunteer opportunities. Working with this group will inspire the love of nature, and cultivate environmental understanding and stewardship by: Strengthening people’s connection with nature through programs and activities that bring the great outdoors to families, schools, and neighbors. Restoring the land at the confluence and through that process reconnect people to the land. Working with community partners to have a larger community impact.
Northern Illinois Food Bank - Boone County
Northern Illinois Food Bank's vision is for everyone in Northern Illinois to have the food they need to thrive. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and proud member of Feeding America, we serve our neighbors in 13 counties with dignity, equity and convenience, providing 250,000 meals a day. We bring together manufacturers, local and corporate grocers, area farmers, corporations, foundations, and individuals who donate food and funding, and each week nearly 1,000 volunteers help us evaluate, repack, and distribute food.
Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging (NIAAA) - Boone and Winnebago Counties
Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging (NIAAA) has been meeting the needs of older adults and their families since 1974. NIAAA is a non-profit organization and has been designated by the Illinois Department on Aging to be the area agency on aging for northwestern Illinois. NIAAA is part of the "aging network," which includes the federal Administration on Aging, the Illinois Department on Aging, and local public/private organizations serving older adults.
Red Cross - Boone and Winnebago Counties
Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross. Do Hands-On Work — “Boots on the Ground” volunteers are out in the community, whenever and wherever they’re needed.
Rockford City Market - Winnebago County
Rockford City Market has spent the past decade organizing, planning, and hosting this large outdoor city market every Friday night spanning the entire summer. This is where their heart is. They love Rockford and we love Rockford’s local makers, crafters, dreamers, and artisans. Nothing gets them more excited than bringing them all together under one pavilion roof, adding in a couple craft beers and some local musicians, and celebrating all the good things that Rockford has to offer. This group is always looking for volunteers to help with these ongoing and changing events.
Rock River Valley Pantry - Winnebago County
Rock River Valley Pantry fights hunger in the community by providing nutritious food to those in urgent need. Our mission is to provide healthy, nutritionally balanced emergency food to families, individuals, and elderly who are in need of assistance. You can be a part of that effort! Today, the Pantry is operated by three full time and four part time staff members along with the help of volunteers who provide thousands of hours of service. The Pantry receives food and financial support from all segments of the community including churches, businesses, individuals, local retailers, foundations, and organizations
Salvation Army Boone and Winnebago Counties
Volunteers are valuable assets in The Salvation Army's efforts to meet the changing needs of our world. Through the skills and experience, they bring to The Army, volunteers make significant contributions to society by positively impacting the lives of those they assist. The Salvation Army volunteers change lives, uplift families, and support communities throughout our nation every day.
The Literacy Council - Winnebago County
The Literacy Council exists to provide literacy instruction to individuals and families to strengthen communities. We do this: regardless of means or ability to pay, to improve quality of life for individuals, to advocate for literacy awareness and services.
Veterans Drop-In Center - Winnebago County
The Veterans’ Drop-In Center was started in 2009 when a group of caring, compassionate people decided that Rockford area veterans and their families needed a place to gather and meet with their peers – without some of the formalities that come with other veterans’ organizations.
Voices of Inspiration - Winnebago County
Their mission is to build healthy and trustworthy relationships within our communities. We provide recourses and support to underserved and vulnerable individuals who are facing difficult times in our communities.