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The Volunteer Center can connect you to a wide variety of volunteer opportunities in the community. Area non-profit and governmental organizations have listed the details of their needs with the Center through volunteer position descriptions. The Volunteer Center staff looks forward to helping you find a volunteer position where you can make a difference, fill a need, and contribute to the quality of life in our community. Volunteers are encouraged to choose volunteer assignments that they perform on a weekly basis. However, some volunteers do not want to be "tied down" and therefore, are called for short-term or special projects assignments only. 

The Volunteer Center is a service of Hutchinson Community College and is located in Davis Hall, 815 N. Walnut in Hutchinson.

Why should I volunteer?

It has now been scientically proven that volunteers have better lives when serving. Their overall mental, social and physical well-being is improved by helping others. The Volunteer Center also provides free secondary excess auto, secondary personal liability and secondary accident insurance while on volunteer assignment, as well as various other recognition activities.

Volunteer for what?

Volunteers are the 'extra arm' of many non-profit and governmental organizations. They extend the human capacity of agencies and increase each program's ability to provide services to the public. Effective use of volunteer resources is vital to the on-going success and public support of many agencies. In Reno County, there are many non-profit and governmental organizations, as well as, hundreds of individual citizens who can benefit when they share their time as a volunteer. The needs are broad and varied. Tutoring students, delivering meals to homebound persons, providing clerical assistance, serving as a friendly visitor at local nursing homes, mentoring a child, serving as a receptionist or tour guide at a local museum..... the list goes on.

Who is needed?

You are. Simply call The Volunteer Center at 665-4960 or e-mail volunteercenter@hutchcc.edu, schedule a time to complete an application form and meet with a staff member. We will review the variety of volunteer needs in our community with you.

In 2019, volunteers in Reno County served 84,888 hours with over 95 non-profit and governmental organizations. This in turn saved our county $1,982,135. Volunteers CAN make a huge impact!

The Volunteer Center and RSVP Advisory Council Members

  • Micki Wilson, Advisory Council Chair, Hospice & Homecare
  • Ray Hofmeier, Community Volunteer
  • Gloria Holtz, Meals on Wheels
  • Betsy Buller, Hutchinson Fox Theater
  • Kris Pfister, Heartland Credit Union
  • Jack Zabel, Community Volunteer
  • Shandi Stallman, PrairieStar
  • Margo Lytton, Community Volunteer
  • Terry Christner, Community Volunteer
  • Kathy Koehn, Community Volunteer
  • Chris Shank, Ad Adstra Radio
  • Jo Shelton, Shelter Insurance
  • Ann Thiessen, Community Volunteer
Contact Information
Volunteer Center
volunteercenter@hutchcc.edu
620-665-4960
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 4960
FAX: 620-665-4965
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