First Posted: 12/1/2009 5:55:09 AM | Last Updated: 12/1/2009 5:56:14 AM
LAFAYETTE -- If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities call the United Way of Greater Lafayette at 742-9077 x 227, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out our website www.glvb.org .
The Volunteer Center is seeking volunteers to read for the IRIS program! IRIS is a service for the blind and others who are unable to read conventional print material. Volunteers are needed to read and record sections of the local paper on a regular basis. Readings can be done from home or anywhere that is quiet and comfortable that has phone access.
Caregiver Companion is seeking volunteers to help with some light housekeeping and general upkeep of the building.
Westminster Village is seeking warmhearted individuals to read to residents. Volunteers should be comfortable reading to small groups. Additionally, readers must be able to speak clearly and enunciate well. A one-hour per week commitment for the duration of six months is preferable.
The Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center in Delphi, Ind. is looking for volunteers who can work four hours week to help with the following: baby feeders, animal care, maintenance, rescue, clerical, data entry, phones, grant writer, and accountant.
The Tippecanoe County Public Library is in need of Library Link volunteers. They are matched with homebound patrons with similar reading interests. Volunteers select, deliver, and retrieve library materials monthly. Training is provided. Volunteers are needed for two hours per month. Visits are made monthly.
The Imagination Station is seeking volunteers to assist with programming on Saturdays. Imagination Station is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and volunteers are asked to help for three hours, but any amount of time is appreciated. Volunteers would be engaging with children and their parents participating in science related activities and crafts. A science background is not required and everyone is welcome.
The Riggs Community Health Center is in search of three or four volunteers to assist with the Baby Corner Program. Volunteers are needed to staff the store one Wednesday of each month from noon-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.
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: Nov. 21, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. and Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.