Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
Montgomery Area Council On Aging
115 East Jefferson Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
MONTGOMERY COUNTY RSVP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
County Coordinator- Carroll Penton
AARP Montgomery County: For civic-minded, active seniors who want their voice to be heard. There are monthly meetings, small annual dues, a variety of projects. Some volunteers serve in the tax aide program through AARP. Extensive training is involved.
American Red Cross Montgomery: Volunteers can help with blood drives, work at the Donor Center, help transport blood units to and from the center. Volunteers are also needed for public relations, and other various jobs.
Archibald Senior Center: Volunteers are needed to work in the office, teach computer classes, exercise classes, arts & crafts, and be bridge leaders.
Baptist East Hospital: Volunteers help in many different areas, including the information desk, assist in transporting patients, deliver flowers, and with many other volunteer duties.
Family Justice Center: Volunteers are needed to answer phones and greet visitors; they are also needed to sit with children of clients and serve as guides to different areas of the center. Background checks are required.
MACOA Mobile Meals: Volunteers deliver hot lunch to homebound seniors.
MACOA office: Answering telephones and greeting clients and visitors to the agency.
Maxwell Thrift Shop: Volunteers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the thrift shop on Maxwell AFB.
Memorial Frozen Meals: Prepares frozen meals for homebound seniors.
Partners in Education: Works in various locations to assist PIE with many different jobs to promote reading and literacy throughout local schools.
SHIP (State Health Insurance Program): Volunteers will assist seniors trying to unravel the mysteries of the ever changing Medicare system. Training is required.
State (Alabama) Department of Archives and History: Volunteers serve as docents (tour guides), work the gift shop, mend books, do mail-outs, work the reception desk, and various special projects.
Supreme Court Library: Volunteers serve as docents and in the library assisting the librarians with their duties.
TAG (That Animal Group): Volunteers operate a food pantry for pets at Dalraida Methodist Church.
Volunteers in Police Service: Volunteers in this station will assist the community through service with the Montgomery Police Department. Volunteers will serve in many different kinds of assignments, from greeting visitors and directing theme to the proper area, answering telephones and filing, to making follow-up calls to victims of crime to let them know about the status of their case. VIPS are now authorized to issue parking tickets in the Montgomery area. Volunteers have a specially designed car to allow them be more easily recognized in the community. The VIPS program allows citizens to become the "eyes and ears" for the police department