Autauga County
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Sponsored by

Montgomery Area Council On Aging

115 East Jefferson Street

Montgomery, Alabama 36104 

(334)-265-9204

Map provided by The University of Alabama Cartographic Research Laboratory

Map provided by The University of Alabama Cartographic Research Laboratory

AUTAUGA COUNTY RSVP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


County Coordinator: Shirley Stewart 

332 Doster Road Prattville, AL 36067

Phone: (334-365-1007) 

Email: sastewart@macoa.org     

 

AARP: For civic minded, active seniors who want their voice to be heard. Monthly meetings, small annual dues and a variety of projects to work on.

American Cancer Society: Volunteers help plan and work at special events to help with local fundraising.

American Red Cross: Volunteers are utilized for local blood drives at registration desks; concessions and blood bag workers as well as special events, office workers at the Donor Center and public relations/ fundraising.

Autauga Archives & History: Volunteers serve as tour guides, gift shop workers, and book menders, do mail-outs, work the reception desk and various special projects.

Autauga Christmas Team: This station reports hours from September- January. Volunteers assist local indigent families with obtaining Christmas for their children, food boxes etc. They work in connection with DHR, Salvation Army, Autauga County Rescue Squad, Toys for Tots and local churches/businesses. Volunteers do intake forms and other clerical duties, some travel to county sites to do intakes, participate in food drives in conjunction with Boy Scouts, schools and local churches, pick up and sort donated items, pack and help deliver boxes to the approved families.

Autauga Co. Dept. of Senior Services: Volunteers are needed to do clerical duties, telephone reassurance and friendly visiting. Volunteers are also needed to provide transportation for seniors to medical appts. and grocery stores.

Autauga County Extension Service: Various volunteer opportunities to help with special projects such as master gardeners, Farm City week and horse/ cattle shows.

Autauga Co. Habitat for Humanity: Provides affordable housing for eligible participants. Houses are constructed by volunteers. A variety of vol. opportunities are available i.e. carpentry, painting, landscaping, clean up etc. Volunteers are also utilized in the office to do clerical work and leadership roles.

Autauga Community Action: Volunteers are needed to do clerical duties such as answering phones and filing. Volunteers also help with the distribution of grocery bags when they are available.

Autauga County Water Festival: The Water Festival is an annual event that is offered

Free of charge to all Autauga County fourth graders and their teachers. The mission of the festival is to educate students about all aspects of water and related natural resources.

Volunteer jobs include: classroom presenters, classroom assistants, tour guides, registration workers, lunchroom volunteers and set-up/ clean-up crews.

Autauga Department of Human Resources: Volunteers are needed for clerical duties such as copying memos to place in mail slots/bulletin boards and light filing.

Autauga Family Support: Volunteers are needed for various clerical duties, tutoring and babysitting children as parents attend class

Autauga Frozen Meals: Volunteers are needed to package donated food to be distributed to seniors who are on a waiting list for Meals on Wheels.

Autauga Heritage Association: Volunteers are needed to serve as tour guides, do mail-outs, assist visitors with research, answer phones and assist with various special projects.

Autauga Inter-Faith Care Center: A crisis intervention center that provides food, clothing and financial assistance. Volunteer duties include clerical, completing in-take forms, food bank workers and clothing closet workers.

Autaugaville Elementary School: Volunteers interact with children as tutors and storytellers. Tutors can choose to work on an individual or group basis.

Baptist Volunteer Services: A variety of volunteer opportunities in a health care setting.

Daniel Pratt Elementary: Volunteers interact with children as tutors in small groups or on an individual basis. Some volunteers read to larger groups of students.

Gillespie Senior Center: Neighborhood senior center. Volunteer duties include clerical, packaging homebound meals, serving congregate meals, craft/activity leaders/workers, telephone reassurance and friendly visiting.

Knights of Columbus: Men’s Christian organization that provides various services to our community. They do fundraisers to benefit local non-profit organizations, sports camps, hands on volunteering at other RSVP stations and scholarship funding.

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary: They do basically the same as the Knights of Columbus station. They offer support to their husbands in KOC in their community endeavors. They also do fundraisers to benefit our community in various ways.

NARFE-Autauga County: National Association of Federal Employees. Monthly meetings, small annual dues with a variety of projects.

Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS): Volunteers bring their pets to Autauga County schools, and allow students to read to the animals. All animal lovers and their pet are invited to join this station. Whether your pet runs, hops, flies, swims or slithers, you are welcome to come help kids in the community improve their reading skills.

Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce: A variety of special projects. We man the gates for Cityfest and prepare gift bags for the annual bass/golf tournaments.

Prattville Baptist Medical: Local hospital with a variety of volunteer opportunities in a health care setting.

Prattville Crime Prevention: Local neighborhood watch program.

Prattville Department of Leisure Services: Volunteer opportunities include clerical, craft/activity leaders and other special projects.

Prattville Elementary School: Volunteers interact with children as tutors in small groups or on an individual basis. Other volunteers do storytelling or provide clerical duties.

Prattville High School: Volunteers provide clerical support and assist with special events such as Science Olympiads and band activities. Volunteers are also utilized to work on an individual basis with band students.

Prattville Intermediate School: Volunteers provide clerical support as well as tutoring on an individual basis and Science Olympiads.

Prattville Medical Park: A variety of volunteer opportunities in a healthcare setting.

RSVP Environmental-Autauga: Local Adopt a Mile program volunteers and local beautification projects.

RSVP Special Projects: This station covers any special projects that are not counted in our other workstations. The volunteer’s time is reported directly to the local coordinator.

Spinners: A community service organization that contributes to the community through volunteer work and financial support.

United Way – Autauga County: Local office. Volunteers assist with special projects and local fundraising. Volunteers can also be appointed to their board.

Yaupon Garden Club: Local garden club that participates in community beautification projects. They also volunteer in area schools to provide garden clubs to the students.