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.
Empower Boone Food Pantry - Boone County
Empower Boone’s mission is to help those in our community facing hard times by providing a path to self-sustainability. Our goal is to give hope and help by providing food, non-food items, and resources. It is our vision that our neighbors will be empowered to move beyond the challenges they are encountering, by encouraging and equipping them with the needed resources.
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.
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.
Heartland Hospice - Winnebago County
Heartland Hospice volunteers are trained to meet the needs of patients and families. They visit on a schedule, yet are open to change as dictated by the patient's health and interests. They are unpaid, yet priceless. Because hospice patients have unique end-of-life needs, hospice seeks volunteers from all backgrounds, experiences and cultures.
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.
Lockwood Park Trailside Equestrian Centre and Children's Farm - Winnebago County
Lockwood Park Trailside Equestrian Centre and Children's Farm is home to a variety of animals including horses, goats, sheep, llama, rabbits, ducks, a donkey - and everyone’s favorite, Huckleberry and his pony friends. Explore over 146 acres of gently rolling hills, meadows, woods, natural areas, stream, 15-mile numbered trail system (hiking, biking, or horseback riding), playground, picnic areas, and much more.
Midway Village Museum - Winnebago County
Ranked by visitors to Northern Illinois as a top attraction, Midway Village Museum is an authentic experience combining history, heritage and the exhibition of artifacts to create an unforgettable, educational visitor experience. Visitors explore life and culture during the late 19th Century in Northern Illinois.
Natural Land Institute - Winnebago County
Natural Land Institute has some wonderful volunteer opportunities. For 60 years, the Natural Land Institute has helped residents of northern Illinois conserve the land they cherish. We are one of the oldest private conservation groups in the Midwest. We are a member supported, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving land and natural diversity for future generations. Since 1958, NLI has protected, managed, and restored more than 17,300 acres throughout Illinois and southern Wisconsin. These include prairies, forests, wetlands, and river corridors. Serving as a regional land trust, the Institute accepts donations of properties, buys lands, manages natural areas, and helps landowners establish legal agreements that permanently limit harmful use and development.
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.
Rockford Rescue Mission - Winnebago County
Rockford Rescue Mission is recognized as the region’s primary provider of assistance to the homeless, near-homeless, addicted and working poor in the Rock River Valley.
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.
Severson Dells - Winnebago County
Severson Dells' mission is to link people to nature through education and research in the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin area. We promote awareness of the natural world, fostering respect, enjoyment and preservation now and in the future.
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.

    Americorps Senior RSVP Volunteer Application - Boone and Winnebago Counties

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