Friday, October 23, 2009

Volunteers Needed 10-23-09!!!

Ahh, what a wonderful week, I hope that you all enjoyed it! Here are this week's volunteer opportunities. I hope that you can find something that sparks your volunteer interest! Please contact Sammi at for more information about any of the following opportunities.

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 9am – 2pm and December 5th 9am-2pm.

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.

Lafayette Urban Ministry is in need of volunteer case managers to help our shelter guests become self sufficient. Volunteers would follow up on goals set by the guests and myself. Volunteers are needed from 10:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Volunteers do not need to be available all day. Just a few hours a week and become volunteer on a regular weekly schedule.

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.

1 comment:

  1. I'm not sure how this works but I am interested in the Peaceable Primate Sanctuary volunteer oppurtunity and am not sure how to contact them or whom ever I need to contact in order to possibly sign up to volunteer.