You Are Needed-April 22nd, 2014

  * Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

®Information & Crisis Services ®Volunteer Center Services ®Community Outreach Services®                                         4357 13th Ave S #107L     Fargo, ND 58107-0447     FAX: (701) 235-2476

24-Hour Helpline  2-1-1 or (701) 235-7335


Membership Coordinator and Docent

Spirit Room is in need of individuals and older adults to take an active interest in the FM Arts community maintain membership and donation records, generate membership correspondence as requested, update membership database and serve as docent to answer phones, greet visitors and provide assistance as needed with mailing, paperwork and office organization. Wednesday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm for about 4 hours of time each week located at 111 Broadway in Downtown Fargo.

 Archivist and Docent

Spirit Room is in need of individuals and older adults to take an active interest in the FM Arts community, record Spirit room events, art shows and concerts in Archives Data Base, compile documents, posters and related materials into master files and notebooks, maintain a running account of events and serve as docent to answer phones, greet visitors and provide assistance as needed with mailing, paperwork and office organization. Friday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm for about 4 hours of time each week located at 111 Broadway in Downtown Fargo.

Volunteers

Fargo Marathon is in need of individuals ages 18+, small and large groups 2-20, and older adults to  volunteer to be parking lot greeters on May 8, 9,10.Parking lot set-up/take down crew on May 9 & 10.  On May 10th need volunteers to be Shuttle Service Attendants, Hospitality tent, “track your runner” assistants, and cheering station.  Volunteers need to report to the Fercho YMCA downtown location. 

 Mentors

Big Brothers Big Sisters is in need of individuals to become a friend and mentor to a young person in need of a positive adult influence in their life by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister.  Spending time hanging out at least a couple of times a month. 

 Fargo Muscle Walk

Muscular Dystrophy Association is in need of individuals, families, older adults, small and large groups from 2-20 to help with check-in/registration, handing out t-shirts, greeting walkers, and covering food station.  Day of Hope, fun event, entertainment, mascots, walk itself, etc.  April 26th at West Acres.  Event starts at 7:30am need volunteers by 6:30am, event ends at 10:00am.

 Arc Buddies

The Arc of Cass County is in need of individuals, older adults, and youth-minimum age of 18+. Arc Buddies matches a volunteer from the community and a person with a developmental disability for friendship.  The Arc provides 2 planned events monthly, or you can choose your own activity for your match. 

 Coffee Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals, older adults, families, small groups of 2, and youth-minimum age of 16 years old or younger with an adult to volunteer in the coffee shop on the weekends.  Saturdays: 12:30-4pm, Sundays: 12:30pm-4:00pm at 201 South University Drive location.

 Get set and go stylists

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals or small groups (2-6) who are willing and able to fix hair, to set and or curl with curling iron residents who do not go to the beauty shop.  Do not need a Beautician license.  Could also paint nails.  Mornings 9am-12pm every/any day of the week.  At 201 South University Drive location.  

Assistant to Beauty Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals to assistance taking residents to and from the Beauty Shop, gathering a schedule of appointments, organizing schedule, going to units to notify the residents of their appointment, transporting the resident by wheelchair to the beauty shop and back to their rooms.  Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm, could do one to one visits during down times. At the 201 South University Drive location.

 Website Designer

CTIC (Community Transition Interagency Committee) is looking for individuals to help create a website for their organization. CTIC is an organization that promotes awareness of community transition supports to people with disabilities and to those who support them.  CTIC is in need of someone who can create a website to help create more awareness of CTIC and the resources it provides.  CTIC meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm at Moorhead High School. 

 McKinley Spring Carnival

McKinley Elementary PTA is in need of individuals, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 13 years old to work at the carnival.  Duties include: running/playing a game at a designated area with elementary students and their families. Games such as cake walk, duck pond, basketball, plinko, temporary tattoos, etc.   Volunteers are needed on April 11th from 5:15pm-8:00pm (shifts can be split into 2 shifts). 

 Road to Recovery Driver

American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year old and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of car insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment but has flexible hours and will work with your availability! 

 *Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon. 

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

 Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo.

 Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valleyis in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people; many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup. 

 Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.  FirstLink can provide additional details or assistance about FM Sheltering Churches if you dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335.

 Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available. 

Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability.

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

 

*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate. 

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

®Information & Crisis Services ®Volunteer Center Services ®Community Outreach Services®                                         4357 13th Ave S #107L     Fargo, ND 58107-0447     FAX: (701) 235-2476

24-Hour Helpline  2-1-1 or (701) 235-7335

 



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You Are Needed – April, 14th 2014

* Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)


If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

Information & Crisis Services ®Volunteer Center Services ®Community Outreach Services®                                         4357 13th Ave S #107L     Fargo, ND 58107-0447     FAX: (701) 235-2476


24-Hour Helpline  2-1-1 or (701) 235-7335

Spirit Room is in need of individuals and older adults to take an active interest in the FM Arts community maintain membership and donation records, generate membership correspondence as requested, update membership database and serve as docent to answer phones, greet visitors and provide assistance as needed with mailing, paperwork and office organization. Wednesday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm for about 4 hours of time each week located at 111 Broadway in Downtown Fargo.

 Archivist and Docent

Spirit Room is in need of individuals and older adults to take an active interest in the FM Arts community, record Spirit room events, art shows and concerts in Archives Data Base, compile documents, posters and related materials into master files and notebooks, maintain a running account of events and serve as docent to answer phones, greet visitors and provide assistance as needed with mailing, paperwork and office organization. Friday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm for about 4 hours of time each week located at 111 Broadway in Downtown Fargo.

Volunteers

Fargo Marathon is in need of individuals ages 18+, small and large groups 2-20, and older adults to  volunteer to be parking lot greeters on May 8, 9,10.Parking lot set-up/take down crew on May 9 & 10.  On May 10th need volunteers to be Shuttle Service Attendants, Hospitality tent, “track your runner” assistants, and cheering station.  Volunteers need to report to the Fercho YMCA downtown location. 

 Mentors

Big Brothers Big Sisters is in need of individuals to become a friend and mentor to a young person in need of a positive adult influence in their life by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister.  Spending time hanging out at least a couple of times a month. 

 Fargo Muscle Walk

Muscular Dystrophy Association is in need of individuals, families, older adults, small and large groups from 2-20 to help with check-in/registration, handing out t-shirts, greeting walkers, and covering food station.  Day of Hope, fun event, entertainment, mascots, walk itself, etc.  April 26th at West Acres.  Event starts at 7:30am need volunteers by 6:30am, event ends at 10:00am.

 Arc Buddies

The Arc of Cass County is in need of individuals, older adults, and youth-minimum age of 18+. Arc Buddies matches a volunteer from the community and a person with a developmental disability for friendship.  The Arc provides 2 planned events monthly, or you can choose your own activity for your match. 

 Coffee Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals, older adults, families, small groups of 2, and youth-minimum age of 16 years old or younger with an adult to volunteer in the coffee shop on the weekends.  Saturdays: 12:30-4pm, Sundays: 12:30pm-4:00pm at 201 South University Drive location.

 Get set and go stylists

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals or small groups (2-6) who are willing and able to fix hair, to set and or curl with curling iron residents who do not go to the beauty shop.  Do not need a Beautician license.  Could also paint nails.  Mornings 9am-12pm every/any day of the week.  At 201 South University Drive location.  

Assistant to Beauty Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals to assistance taking residents to and from the Beauty Shop, gathering a schedule of appointments, organizing schedule, going to units to notify the residents of their appointment, transporting the resident by wheelchair to the beauty shop and back to their rooms.  Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm, could do one to one visits during down times. At the 201 South University Drive location.

 Website Designer

CTIC (Community Transition Interagency Committee) is looking for individuals to help create a website for their organization. CTIC is an organization that promotes awareness of community transition supports to people with disabilities and to those who support them.  CTIC is in need of someone who can create a website to help create more awareness of CTIC and the resources it provides.  CTIC meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm at Moorhead High School. 

 Road to Recovery Driver

American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year old and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of car insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment but has flexible hours and will work with your availability! 

 *Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon. 

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

Information & Crisis Services ®Volunteer Center Services ®Community Outreach Services®                                         4357 13th Ave S #107L     Fargo, ND 58107-0447     FAX: (701) 235-2476

 

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You Are Needed – April, 8th 2014

You Are Needed

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

®Information & Crisis Services ®Volunteer Center Services ®Community Outreach Services®                                         4357 13th Ave S #107L     Fargo, ND 58107-0447     FAX: (701) 235-2476

24-Hour Helpline  2-1-1 or (701) 235-7335


                                                                                         * Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

Membership Coordinator and Docent

Spirit Room is in need of individuals and older adults to take an active interest in the FM Arts community maintain membership and donation records, generate membership correspondence as requested, update membership database and serve as docent to answer phones, greet visitors and provide assistance as needed with mailing, paperwork and office organization. Wednesday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm for about 4 hours of time each week located at 111 Broadway in Downtown Fargo.

 Archivist and Docent

Spirit Room is in need of individuals and older adults to take an active interest in the FM Arts community, record Spirit room events, art shows and concerts in Archives Data Base, compile documents, posters and related materials into master files and notebooks, maintain a running account of events and serve as docent to answer phones, greet visitors and provide assistance as needed with mailing, paperwork and office organization. Friday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm for about 4 hours of time each week located at 111 Broadway in Downtown Fargo.

Volunteers

Fargo Marathon is in need of individuals ages 18+, small and large groups 2-20, and older adults to  volunteer to be parking lot greeters on May 8, 9,10.Parking lot set-up/take down crew on May 9 & 10.  On May 10th need volunteers to be Shuttle Service Attendants, Hospitality tent, “track your runner” assistants, and cheering station.  Volunteers need to report to the Fercho YMCA downtown location. 

 Mentors

Big Brothers Big Sisters is in need of individuals to become a friend and mentor to a young person in need of a positive adult influence in their life by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister.  Spending time hanging out at least a couple of times a month. 

 Fargo Muscle Walk

Muscular Dystrophy Association is in need of individuals, families, older adults, small and large groups from 2-20 to help with check-in/registration, handing out t-shirts, greeting walkers, and covering food station.  Day of Hope, fun event, entertainment, mascots, walk itself, etc.  April 26th at West Acres.  Event starts at 7:30am need volunteers by 6:30am, event ends at 10:00am.

 Arc Buddies

The Arc of Cass County is in need of individuals, older adults, and youth-minimum age of 18+. Arc Buddies matches a volunteer from the community and a person with a developmental disability for friendship.  The Arc provides 2 planned events monthly, or you can choose your own activity for your match. 

 Coffee Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals, older adults, families, small groups of 2, and youth-minimum age of 16 years old or younger with an adult to volunteer in the coffee shop on the weekends.  Saturdays: 12:30-4pm, Sundays: 12:30pm-4:00pm at 201 South University Drive location.

 Get set and go stylists

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals or small groups (2-6) who are willing and able to fix hair, to set and or curl with curling iron residents who do not go to the beauty shop.  Do not need a Beautician license.  Could also paint nails.  Mornings 9am-12pm every/any day of the week.  At 201 South University Drive location.  

Assistant to Beauty Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals to assistance taking residents to and from the Beauty Shop, gathering a schedule of appointments, organizing schedule, going to units to notify the residents of their appointment, transporting the resident by wheelchair to the beauty shop and back to their rooms.  Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm, could do one to one visits during down times. At the 201 South University Drive location.

 Website Designer

CTIC (Community Transition Interagency Committee) is looking for individuals to help create a website for their organization. CTIC is an organization that promotes awareness of community transition supports to people with disabilities and to those who support them.  CTIC is in need of someone who can create a website to help create more awareness of CTIC and the resources it provides.  CTIC meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm at Moorhead High School. 

 McKinley Spring Carnival

McKinley Elementary PTA is in need of individuals, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 13 years old to work at the carnival.  Duties include: running/playing a game at a designated area with elementary students and their families. Games such as cake walk, duck pond, basketball, plinko, temporary tattoos, etc.   Volunteers are needed on April 11th from 5:15pm-8:00pm (shifts can be split into 2 shifts). 

 Road to Recovery Driver American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year old and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of car insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

®Information & Crisis Services ®Volunteer Center Services ®Community Outreach Services®                                         4357 13th Ave S #107L     Fargo, ND 58107-0447     FAX: (701) 235-2476

24-Hour Helpline  2-1-1 or (701) 235-7335

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You Are Needed- April, 2nd 2004

You Are Needed

Today’s Date: April 1, 2014                                  * Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

 If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.


If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

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 Volunteers

Fargo Marathon is in need of individuals ages 18+, small and large groups 2-20, and older adults to  volunteer to be parking lot greeters on May 8, 9,10.Parking lot set-up/take down crew on May 9 & 10.  On May 10th need volunteers to be Shuttle Service Attendants, Hospitality tent, “track your runner” assistants, and cheering station.  Volunteers need to report to the Fercho YMCA downtown location. 

 Mentors

Big Brothers Big Sisters is in need of individuals to become a friend and mentor to a young person in need of a positive adult influence in their life by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister.  Spending time hanging out at least a couple of times a month. 

 Fargo Muscle Walk

Muscular Dystrophy Association is in need of individuals, families, older adults, small and large groups from 2-20 to help with check-in/registration, handing out t-shirts, greeting walkers, and covering food station.  Day of Hope, fun event, entertainment, mascots, walk itself, etc.  April 26th at West Acres.  Event starts at 7:30am need volunteers by 6:30am, event ends at 10:00am.

 Arc Buddies

The Arc of Cass County is in need of individuals, older adults, and youth-minimum age of 18+. Arc Buddies matches a volunteer from the community and a person with a developmental disability for friendship.  The Arc provides 2 planned events monthly, or you can choose your own activity for your match. 

 Coffee Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals, older adults, families, small groups of 2, and youth-minimum age of 16 years old or younger with an adult to volunteer in the coffee shop on the weekends.  Saturdays: 12:30-4pm, Sundays: 12:30pm-4:00pm at 201 South University Drive location.

 Get set and go stylists

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals or small groups (2-6) who are willing and able to fix hair, to set and or curl with curling iron residents who do not go to the beauty shop.  Do not need a Beautician license.  Could also paint nails.  Mornings 9am-12pm every/any day of the week.  At 201 South University Drive location.  

Assistant to Beauty Shop

Bethany Retirement Living is in need of individuals to assistance taking residents to and from the Beauty Shop, gathering a schedule of appointments, organizing schedule, going to units to notify the residents of their appointment, transporting the resident by wheelchair to the beauty shop and back to their rooms.  Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm, could do one to one visits during down times. At the 201 South University Drive location.

 Website Designer

CTIC (Community Transition Interagency Committee) is looking for individuals to help create a website for their organization. CTIC is an organization that promotes awareness of community transition supports to people with disabilities and to those who support them.  CTIC is in need of someone who can create a website to help create more awareness of CTIC and the resources it provides.  CTIC meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm at Moorhead High School. 

 McKinley Spring Carnival

McKinley Elementary PTA is in need of individuals, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 13 years old to work at the carnival.  Duties include: running/playing a game at a designated area with elementary students and their families. Games such as cake walk, duck pond, basketball, plinko, temporary tattoos, etc.   Volunteers are needed on April 11th from 5:15pm-8:00pm (shifts can be split into 2 shifts). 

 Road to Recovery Driver

American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year old and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of car insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment but has flexible hours and will work with your availability! 

 *Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon. 

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.

Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home. 

Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo.

 Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valleyis in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people; many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup. 

 Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.  FirstLink can provide additional details or assistance about FM Sheltering Churches if you dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335.

 Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available. 

Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability.

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate. 

 




 If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.


Today’s Date: March 3, 2014                                  * Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)



 

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You Are Needed- March, 25rd 2014

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle

* Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

 Website Designer

CTIC (Community Transition Interagency Committee) is looking for individuals to help create a website for their organization. CTIC is an organization that promotes awareness of community transition supports to people with disabilities and to those who support them.  CTIC is in need of someone who can create a website to help create more awareness of CTIC and the resources it provides.  CTIC meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm at Moorhead High School. 

 McKinley Spring Carnival

McKinley Elementary PTA is in need of individuals, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 13 years old to work at the carnival.  Duties include: running/playing a game at a designated area with elementary students and their families. Games such as cake walk, duck pond, basketball, plinko, temporary tattoos, etc.   Volunteers are needed on April 11th from 5:15pm-8:00pm (shifts can be split into 2 shifts). 

 Road to Recovery Driver

American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year old and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of car insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment but has flexible hours and will work with your availability! 

 *Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon. 

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.

Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home. 

Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo.

 Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valleyis in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people; many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup. 

 Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.  FirstLink can provide additional details or assistance about FM Sheltering Churches if you dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335.

 Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available. 

Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability.

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to home bound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate. 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle

- See more at: http://myfirstlink.areavoices.com/2014/03/03/you-are-needed-march-4th-2014/#sthash.uKNCpyPh.dpuf




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You Are Needed- March, 18th 2014

             

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

* Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

Website Designer

CTIC (Community Transition Interagency Committee) is looking for individuals to help create a website for their organization. CTIC is an organization that promotes awareness of community transition supports to people with disabilities and to those who support them.  CTIC is in need of someone who can create a website to help create more awareness of CTIC and the resources it provides.  CTIC meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm at Moorhead High School. 

 McKinley Spring Carnival

McKinley Elementary PTA is in need of individuals, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 13 years old to work at the carnival.  Duties include: running/playing a game at a designated area with elementary students and their families. Games such as cake walk, duck pond, basketball, plinko, temporary tattoos, etc.   Volunteers are needed on April 11th from 5:15pm-8:00pm (shifts can be split into 2 shifts). 

 *Bouncin’ Bash and More

West Fargo Park District is in need of 10-15 volunteers, 14 years old and older to help monitor the inflatable games.  The event will take place at the Veterans Memorial Arena. Volunteers are needed to cover shifts on March 21 from 12:30pm-3pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm, March 22 12:00-3:00pm, 2:30-5:30pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm, March 23 from 10:30am-2:30pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm. A meal pass will be provided along with 2 Bouncin’ Bash Admission wristbands.  This is a fun activity for youth and families to play and be active. 

Road to Recovery Driver

American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year old and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of car insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment but has flexible hours and will work with your availability! 

*Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon. 

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

 Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.

Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home. 

Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo.

 Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valleyis in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people; many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup. 

 Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.  FirstLink can provide additional details or assistance about FM Sheltering Churches if you dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335.

 Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available. 

  Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability.

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate. 

 

             

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

 

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You Are Needed – March, 10th 2014

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

- See more at: http://myfirstlink.areavoices.com/2014/03/03/you-are-needed-march-4th-2014/#sthash.za4PrRiN.dpuf

             

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

You Are Needed

Today’s Date: March 3, 2014                                  * Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

 Road to Recovery Driver

American Cancer Society is looking for individuals, 18 year olds and older adults to provide rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.  Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars to get patients to and from the treatment they need.  All drivers are trained by the American Cancer Society.  Drivers need a current valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a safe and reliable car and proof of care insurance.  This program requires a one-year commitment but has flexible hours and will work with your availability! 

 *Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon.

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.

Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home. 

Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo. 

 Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valleyis in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

 Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people, many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup. 

 Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.  FirstLink can provide additional details or assistance about FM Sheltering Churches if you dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335.

 Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available. 

 Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability. 

 Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to home bound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

 *Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate. 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

 


 

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

- See more at: http://myfirstlink.areavoices.com/2014/03/03/you-are-needed-march-4th-2014/#sthash.za4PrRiN.dpuf

 

 If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

- See more at: http://myfirstlink.areavoices.com/2014/03/03/you-are-needed-march-4th-2014/#sthash.za4PrRiN.dpuf

 If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

- See more at: http://myfirstlink.areavoices.com/2014/03/03/you-are-needed-march-4th-2014/#sthash.za4PrRiN.dpuf

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You Are Needed- March, 3rd 2014

 If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.


Today’s Date: March 3, 2014                                  * Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

 *Fargo Marathon Charity Runners

FirstLink is in need of individuals, families, older adults, youths, small and large groups to join the FirstLink marathon team and run for a cause!  Looking for runners to represent FirstLink during the marathon weekend!  Marathon will be held on May 8th and 9th.  Runners can sign up for the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon.

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.

Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home. 

Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo. 

 Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valley is in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people, many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup. 

 

Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.  FirstLink can provide additional details or assistance about FM Sheltering Churches if you dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335.

 

Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available. 

 

Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability. 

 

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

 

*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate. 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

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You Are Needed – February 17th, 2014

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

* Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

REACH Food Pantry Office Support

The REACH office in Hawley is in need of volunteers for Office support to assist clients with our Food Pantry on Mondays & Thursdays between 1pm-4pm.  Any help with one or both of these days for any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.


Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.


Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home.


Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo.

 

Dress for Success Boutique Merchandiser

Dress for Success Red River Valley is in need of volunteers to assist with sorting clothing donations and organizing the Boutique. Flexible hours are available.

 

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people, many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup.

 

Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.

 

Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available.

 

Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability.

 

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.


*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate.

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

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You Are Needed – February 10th, 2014

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

* Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)


Pancake Karnival Volunteers

Kiwanis Club of Fargo is in need of individuals, families, and groups to help with preparations for the 56th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Karnival fundraiser to be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the Fargodome.

 

Polar Party Volunteers

Moorhead Parks & Recreation is in need of individuals and small groups (2-6) to help with outdoor games at this family friendly event.  This event will be held on February 15, from 12:30pm-4:30pm at Lamb Park 1325 14th Ave. S, Moorhead.


Regional Office Assistant

The American Red Cross is seeking an individual to provide regional office support.  This individual will greet office guests and respond to clients requests, manage regional phone lines, execute general office duties, and actively communicate with staff, volunteers and the public.  Hours are flexible but designed to be carried out on a regular basis of 10+ hours/week.


Hairstylist Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals who are licensed hairstylists to cut patients hair.  Volunteers are assigned as we get requests.  Hours will be scheduled to accommodate patient and volunteer.  This service will be done in a patient’s home.

 

Greeters

Family HealthCare is currently seeking mature, dependable, and caring individuals to welcome and assist patients, their families, and visitors entering the facility.  Volunteers answering questions, provide information and direct people to the clinic location they need, creating an atmosphere that is caring, yet efficient.


Manicure Volunteer

Home Appeal Adult Foster Care is in need of older adults and small groups (2-6) to give manicures to residents in the afternoon between 1pm-4pm on any day.


Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer’s Association is looking for an individual to facilitate an existing support group for those caring for a person with younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The person they care for is a loved one who is under 65 years of age and has dementia. The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-800pm at 2631 12th Ave S, Fargo.

 

Roof Repair Volunteers

Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is in need of individuals, older adults, or small and large groups (2-12) to help with roof repairs to homes.  These are elderly people, many are veterans and/or widows who live on a fixed income. They want to stay in their homes, but don’t have the money to fix the roof.  We are looking for both a house captain who has expertise in this area and people willing to serve on a crew.  You are also needed if you don’t have this skill set as there are needs regarding site cleanup.

 

Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community.  Volunteers are needed for setting up, greeting, overnight staffing, cleaning up and transportation of supplies and people.

 

Part-time Warehouse Assistant Volunteer

HERO, Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization is in need of individuals, possibly older adults to clean, inspect, repair incoming healthcare supply inventory, vacuum, sweep and organize.  Requires ability to lift up to 50lbs.  The full job description can be found on our website: HERO is open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.

 

Customer Service Volunteer

HERO, Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization is in need of individuals and older adults to help assist those in need of healthcare supplies in our retail store. HERO is open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm with flexible volunteer hours.

 

Cashier Volunteer

Jazzy & Mumbos a thrift store where the proceeds go to animal aid, is in need of individuals, families, or older adults to help open the store, run the cash register, and keep the store neat and clean. This would be a long term opportunity.  Hours needed are from 9am-5pm. Flexible times and days are available.

 

Homework Club Tutor

St. Joseph’s School is in need of individuals, older adults and small groups (2-6) to answer student’s questions and help them with their homework after school. Volunteers are needed every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:45pm-4:00pm.  Weekly volunteers desired.

 

Library Outreach Volunteer

Fargo Public Library is in need of bookworm volunteers to provide library materials and services to senior centers and homebound individuals who are unable to come to the library.  By giving just a few hours twice a month to take library materials to book-crazy seniors, you can be someone’s hero!  Training will be provided and a commitment of 2 days per month is needed.

 

Dress for Success Clothing Specialist

REACH is in need of individuals to find proper attire for a woman who is seeking or has gained employment.  Flexible times are available.


Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice Red River Valley is in need of individuals to provide companionship, light housekeeping, friendly visiting, to reminisce, play cards, and share coffee with patients who are receiving hospice care. Times are flexible depending on patient needs and volunteer availability.


Meal Delivery Volunteers

Valley Senior Services is in need of volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels Delivery in West Fargo. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound elderly in our community. Meals are delivered for the noon meal Monday through Friday out of the West Fargo high-rise. It is about a one-hour time commitment each week.

 

*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to serve in the Youth Court. Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceedings for youth who have been charged with an offense or are showing concerning behavior.  As a Youth Court volunteer you will participate as courtroom personnel in decisions that help your community.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the court system, gain valuable experience that can be used on college applications, serve as a positive role model, meet new friends and help your peers repair the harm that they have caused.  All volunteers must go through a 1 hour orientation prior to serving as a jury member on Youth Court and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.  Youth Court hearings are held every Thursday (year-round) from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Lutheran Social Services Program Center (4720 7th Ave S, Suite B). We ask that volunteers commit to attending 2 times a month but we are able to be flexible with your schedule on which dates you are able to participate.

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.

 

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