Dove is a coalition of religious organizations, volunteers and advocates that seek to coordinate efforts to address unmet human needs and social injustices.
Dove works for justice, equality and understanding among all people.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Isn't it time you put your talent to work?
Volunteering is sometimes viewed as an entirely
selfless act, with the assumption that you’re sacrificing your time and
resources to help others without any benefit to yourself…
But, as many of us that volunteer already knows, this
is far from the truth. Although our primary goal through volunteering may be to
help others, we also know that the experience of helping others feels
incredible! Volunteering in your community can help the older American stay
healthy, active, and connected to their community. That is why Dove’s Retired
and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is a vital part of Macon and DeWitt
Counties. We help volunteers 55 years of age or better find meaningful
volunteer opportunities that fit a volunteer’s passion, expertise, and time.
Volunteers willing to serve ensures that needed services are available to those
Before getting started with a volunteer opportunity,
it’s important to ask yourself what you’d like to learn or accomplish from
volunteer service.If you jump into an
opportunity that doesn’t resonate with what you’re already passionate about on
some level or doesn’t align with your current skills or interests, you could
walk away with a negative volunteer experience, which would be a shame! When you
decide to join a service organization, it is essential for you to bring with
you a positive attitude, a compassionate heart, an open mind, and the
motivation to help others this will help to ensure you will have the best
Dove's RSVP has 42 years of experience matching
volunteers with their passions at local non-profit, proprietary health centers,
or governmental agencies. The program is successful because we have over 400
volunteers who make it their purpose to serve in their communities at more than
75 partner volunteer stations. Our partner stations rave about our volunteers
because they know these volunteers are the best of the best when it comes to
experience, dedication, and perseverance. Isn't it time you put your talent to
work? To get started give the RSVP office a call in Macon County 217.428.6616
or in DeWitt County 217.935.2241 to learn more about what you can do for
yourself and others who need you.