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Quad City Youth Volunteers
Getting Involved

Not everyone wants to get involved in the same way. On this page we have provided you with many different ways to get involved in many different organizations.

Alzheimers Association








American Red Cross














Association for Retarded Citizens









Bettendorf Children's Museum








Bettendorf Parks and Recreation






Bettendorf Public Library










Boys and Girls Club







Big Brothers, Big Sisters







Center for Alchohol and Drug Services







Center for Aging Services, Inc.












Child Abuse Council









Christian Family Care Center









Davenport Parks and Recreation







Discovery Shop of the American Cancer Society













Family Resources









Friendly House









Genesis Medical Center





















Gilda's Club










Hearts and Hammers, QCA








Lutheran Social Services









March of Dimes








Muscular Dystrophy Association







Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center










Moline Public Library










New Kingdom Trail Riders








Niabi Zoo










Putnam Museum








Quad City Arts








Quad City Harvest








River Action








River Bend Food Bank







Rock Island Public Library







Salvation Army Family Service Center








Scott County Republicans










Trinity Medical Center











United Neighbors











United Way

736 Federal Street
Building #2
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Barb Miller 324-1022
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Special projects
..........Newsletter mailout


400 16th Street
Rock Island, IL 61204
Volunteer Contact Person: Kara Bunte 794-9030
Volunteer positions available for all ages:
..........Clerical/Computer Support
..........Community Events Helper
..........Driver; must have license and transportation
..........Graphic Artist
..........Hospital Volunteer; deliver mail and gifts
..........Interpreter; must have bilingual or signing skills
..........Public Relations
..........Telephone Receptionist
..........Web Page Support Person


4016 19th Street
Rock Island, IL 61204
Volunteer Contact Person: Christine Cross 786-6474
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Go on outings with disabled citizens
..........Special Olympics Helpers
..........Special Events
..........Improvement Activities; painting, cleaning, etc


2900 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Volunteer Contact Person: Cindy Bales 344-4155
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 11 and up:
..........Class Assistance
..........Special Events
*volunteers must go through orientation program*


2222 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Volunteer Contact Person: Rita VanWettsinga 344-4119
Volunteer positions available for ages 13 and up:
..........Youth programs; reffing, coaching, etc.


2950 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Volunteer Contact Person: Caran Johnson 344-4187
Volunteer positions available for youth that have completed sixth grade:
..........Pre-school Storytime Assistant
..........Special Activities
..........Adopt-A-Shelf; you're given a shelf to keep clean
*For more information, see "Links" above*


1702 Iowa Street
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Laura Bragg 324-5673
Volunteer positions available for ages 16 and up:
..........Help run activities
..........Work with kids


2942 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803
ask for Volunteer Coordinator: 323-8006
Volunteer positions available for ages 18 and up:
..........Work with kids in groups
..........Lunch buddies program


1523 S. Fairmount Street
Davenport, IA 52803
*Would prefer no phone calls. Stop by for information.*
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Maintenance work
..........Clerical work


1035 W. Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52806
Volunteer Contact Person: Karen McCoy 386-7477
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 15 and up:
..........Kitchen aid
..........Day center; play games and keep residents company
..........Craft helper
..........Computer data entry
..........Bingo game; concessions and callback
..........St. Patrick's Day Race helpers


525 16th Street
Moline, IL 61265
Volunteer Contact Person: Karen Strusz 764-7014 ext. 214
..........................e-mail karens@childabuseqc.org
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 14 and up:
..........Community Education Displays
..........Parent Convenience Tent
*For more information, see "Links" above*


2010 3rd Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61204
Volunteer Contact Person: Donna 788-2273
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Special projects
..........Maintenance work
..........Meal serving
*prefer volunteers in groups*


2816 Eastern Avenue
Davenport, IA 52803
ask for Volunteer Coordinator: 326-7812
Volunteer positions available for any age:
..........Summer Camps Programs; work one-on-one with a disable individual


230 W. 35th Street
Davenport, IA 52803
and
2397 Cumberland Square Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Volunteer Contact Person:
..................in Davenport, Brenda 386-0721
..................in Bettendorf, Kim 355-0824
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 12 and up:
..........Sorting donations
..........Tagging Items
..........Sales


115 W. 6th Street (has various Quad City locations)
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Cheryl Goodwin 323-1852
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 16 and up:
..........Clerical
..........Tutoring elementary age kids
..........Mentoring
..........Other Assorted Jobs


1221 Myrtle Street
Davenport, IA 52804
Volunteer Contact Person: Terry Hendershot 323-1821
Volunteer positions available for youth grades 7 and up:
..........Food pantry
..........Special Events
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........After school program


1227 E. Rusholme Street
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact person: Lisa Humenik 421-2190
.......................e-mail HumenikL@genesishealth.com
Volunteer positions available for youth completing 8th grade:
..........Clerical
..........Gift Shop
..........Coffee Shop
..........Information Desk
..........Mail and Flowers
..........Creative Floral or Sewing
..........Patient Escorts
..........Senior Dinner Registration
..........Waiting Room Assistant
..........Unit Host/Hostess
..........Customer Service Assistant
..........Befriender
..........Auxiliary Board
*call or stop by to receive an application*


1234 E. River Drive
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Melissa Wright 326-7504
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Working in children's program
..........Helping around clubhouse
*Must fill out application, available on-line or at the clubhouse. For more information and the on-line application, see "Links" above.*


1202 W. 3rd Street
Davenport, IA 52802
Volunteer Contact Person: Lee Pohlman 322-6534
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 14 and up:
..........Repair homes for the elderly and disabled
*Need volunteers once in Spring and once in Fall for two-day work weekends.*


111 W. 15th Street
Davenport, IA 52807
Volunteer Contact Person: Sue Davidson 322-7419
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Landscaping
..........Painting
..........Special projects
*For more information, see "Links" above."


736 Federal Street
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Diane Thul 323-6378
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 14 and up:
..........Youth council
..........Special events
..........Office help


2444 E. Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52807
ask for "PSC": 359-5181
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 16 and up:
..........Camp Courageous Camp Counselor
*looking for counselors after January 1st*


3425 E. Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52803
ask for Volunteer Contact Person: 359-5401
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 13 and up:
..........Refreshment Center
.........."Charlie" Costumed Character
..........Community events
..........Special projects
..........Telerecruitment reminder calls


504 17th Street
Moline, IL 61265
ask for Volunteer Services Coordinator: 736-5737
Volunteer positions available for youth of all ages:
..........Mending books
..........Filing/Shelving
..........Helping with kids program
..........Book and magazine sale
*See "Links" above for more information*


16900 63rd Street
Sherrard, IL 61281
Volunteer Contact Person: Barb Clauson 787-0627
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 14 and up:
..........Walker; walk next to horses with disabled riders
*Don't need horse experience. Will undergo one week of training.*


12908 Niabi Zoo Road
Coal Valley, IL
Volunteer Contact Person: Jennifer Ryan 799-3482
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 16 and up:
..........Working with zookeepers
..........Landscaping
..........Collecting train tickets
..........Clean up trash
*Must complete an application and an interview.*


1717 W. 12th Street
Davenport, IA 52804
Volunteer Contact Person: Donna Murray 324-0059
..................................e-mail: murray@putnum.org
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Discovery room monitor
..........Assist with programs


1715 2nd Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Volunteer Contact Person: Ryan 793-1213
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Ushers for Performing Artist concerts
..........Kids craft helpers for "Yamakamyweekend"
..........Special events


Davenport, IA 52802
ask for Volunteer Contact Person: 326-5026
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Driver; go to places with cafeterias and deliver it to homeless shelters
*Must have drivers license. Need help a few times a summer for major food drops.*


111 Perry Street
Davenport, IA 52801
ask for Volunteer Contact Person: 322-2969
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
.........Drain sticker program; put "Don't Dump" stickers on sewers and information on people's doorknobs
*younger volunteers accepted with adult supervision.*


309 12th Street
Moline, IL 61265
Volunteer Contact Person: any staff 764-7434
Volunteer positions available for supervised youth ages 10 and up:
..........Sorting food in warehouse


401 19th Street
Rock Island, IL 61204
Volunteer Contact Person: Tricia 732-7364
Volunteer positions available for youth in grades 7-12:
..........Teen board; help in library decisions
*For more information see "Links" above.*


301 W. 6th Street
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Diane Lathrop 324-4808
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 15 and up:
..........Serving meals
..........Reading to children
..........Many others (call for information)


Duck Creek Plaza
825 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Volunteer Contact Person: Kay Wagner 344-0921
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 12 and up:
..........Going door to door with candidates
..........Making phone calls
..........Helping with mailings
*volunteer positions available through election day*


2701 17th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Volunteer Contact Person: Lori Bruning 779-2336
..........................e-mail bruningl@trinityqc.com
Volunteer positions available for youth ages 14 and up:
..........Deliver items throughout the hospital
..........Patient Units
..........Front Desk
..........Deliver Flowers
*For more information, see "Links" above*


808 Harrison Street
Davenport, IA 52803
Volunteer Contact Person: Trisha Williams 322-7362
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Tutors
..........Mentors
..........Clerical
..........Maintenance
..........Crew leaders in summer program
..........Work with kids


3247 E. 35th Street Court
Davenport, IA 52807
Volunteer Contact Person: Clydean Hendley 355-4310
Volunteer positions available for high school age youth:
..........Special projects

Some of the organizations listed above have their own websites. For more information, see "Links" at the top of this page.