BABES Volunteers

BABES, Beginning Awareness Basic Education Studies, is a program sponsored by Dove, Inc., which brings worthwhile life skill lessons to children in grades K-3rd, in Macon and DeWitt county schools.

BABES will be seeking additional volunteers to cover all of the classrooms requesting this valuable program. If you would like to make a difference in the lives of 6 to 10 year olds, please consider becoming a volunteer.

This volunteer commitment is usually an hour a week for six weeks and that covers two classrooms. The presentations are made in pairs. Bring a friend who can be your partner or be teamed with a person during the training.

BABES is seeking additional volunteers. If you would like to make a difference in the lives of 6 to 10 year olds, please contact Sandy Laesch at 428.6616 for the next volunteer training opportunity - February 14.


Children's Clothing Room

Sort donations and assist those seeking clothing. This free clothing room is located at Prairie Avenue Christian Church, 2201 E. Prairie and is open Monday - Thursday, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Contact Charlie or Sandy at 428-6616 for additional information.

RSVP Community Involvement Opportunities

African American Cultural & Genealogical Society of Illinois, Inc. Museum, or AACGS for short, has lots of volunteer opportunities in the Museum from archives to updating membership files, there is something for everyone. They are located at 235 W. Eldorado St. in Decatur. Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from Noon to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Give Charlie a call at 428.6616 to see how you can get started in history!! 

Do you love thrift stores? How about a thrift store with a cause? New Vision Thrift Store at 540 N. Van Dyke is in need of volunteers to help with every aspect of the thrift store. Call Charlie for further details at 217.428.6616.



Click here for more information about Dove's RSVP program



Domestic Violence Education & Volunteer Training

May 8, 9, 10, 11
May 15, 16, 17, 18
May 22, 23, 24
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Dove, Inc. / Anna B. Millikin Home
302 S. Union, Dean Simcox Conference Room

Contact Barb Blakey for more details on the Training. Registration will start on March 15.

How to Register:
Complete a phone interview beginning March 15 through April 28, call 428.6616
Attend registration meeting on Wednesday, May 3, at NOON
$150 training fee, some scholarships available.


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RSVP Enrollment Form

For other opportunities please check the Get Connected website from the United Way.

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