Friday, October 30, 2009

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! I can't believe that another month has come and gone. It is just crazy how fast time goes these days. Below are this week's volunteer opportunities! I hope that you can take a moment to step back and find something to volunteer for. Have a great weekend filled with fun!

For more information on any of the following, please contact Sammi at

The Imagination Station is seeking volunteers to assist with programming on Saturdays. Imagination Station is open on Saturdays from 9:00am-2:00pm and volunteers are asked to help for 3 hours, but any amount of time is appreciated! Volunteers would be engaging with children and their parents participating in science related activities and crafts. Science background is not required, everyone is welcome!

The Riggs Community Health Center is in search of 3 or 4 volunteers to assist with the Baby Corner Program. Volunteers are needed to staff the store one Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. in addition to re-stocking the store and monitoring inventory after the store closes on Wednesdays from 3-3:30 p.m. A minimum commitment of six months is required.

The Peaceable Primate Sanctuary in Winamac, IN is seeking a volunteer to be an Internet researcher and research foundations, assess funding histories, and compile list of potential foundations into an excel spreadsheet. Volunteers must have access to internet and have knowledge in Microsoft Excel. This nonprofit organization provides sanctuary for baboons from pet, entertainment or research industries.

Mid-Land Meals needs volunteers to package meals for senior citizens. They accept volunteers on a daily basis and have two volunteer days for the holiday meals: November 21st 9 am – 2 pm and December 5th 9 am-2 pm.

The AmeriCorps GrowIndiana program through Ivy Tech Community College is recruiting math tutors for 7th & 8th grade students. Must be proficient in basic algebra and a background check will be conducted. Hours of tutoring are between 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday-Friday.

Your help is needed in the fight against hunger in our community! Food Finders is seeking volunteers to sort food items, donated from local merchants. Morning and afternoon shifts available. This would be a great opportunity for groups or organizations, as well as individuals.

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