You Are Needed Listing for week of March 4

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*Youth Court Volunteer

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is looking for mature, responsible people between the ages of 13 to 18 years old.  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 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 around) from 4-6pm at the NDSU Criminal Justice and Public Policy Building (1616 12th Ave N, Fargo). 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.

Daily Operations Caring for Horses Volunteer

Hightail Rescue is in need of individuals, families, older adults, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 12 years old – to help with feeding, grooming and medical attention to rescued horses and small farm animals, and a variety of cleaning and barn management tasks.  Time needed is between 8am-9pm, 7 days a week.

Volunteer Driver

REACH is in need of individuals and older adults to drive clients to medical appointments and other appointments as approved.  The program runs from 8:00am till 2:30pm, and on-call.  Most of the clients live in Clay County.

Oral History Documenter

Bonanzaville is in need of an individual or small group to help record the stories of people with important connections to the historic buildings and artifacts that might otherwise be lost in time.  A volunteer (or small group) is needed to interview and record them with a voice recorder and video camera.  These recordings will be used in the village to make the displays more interactive. The schedule and time commitment will be based on the individual’s availability, and Bonanzaville has all needed equipment. 

Celtic Festival

Fargo Park District is in need of individuals, families, small and large groups (2-30), older adults and youth-minimum age of 14 years old-to assist children with various arts & craft projects including Celtic shields, greeting cards, Celtic knots and more. A greeter is needed to be stationed at the front door and welcome people into the Celtic Fest.  They will also use a counter to keep attendance and assist people with information about the activities available at the Celtic Fest. A performer host is needed to greet performers as they enter the performer lounge and oversee the area.  March 9th from 10am-4pm. Volunteers shifts available: 9:30am-1:30pm, and 1pm-5pm at the Hjemkomst Center: 202 1st Ave N. Moorhead.

Sheltering Churches Volunteers

The local shelters and churches need assistance to provide overflow shelter for people who are homeless.  Volunteers are needed to get the temporary church shelter ready for the evening by hosting, putting down mattresses, cleaning, and so forth.  To sign-up to volunteer, please visit http://shelteringchurches.wordpress.com. If further assistance is needed, please dial 2-1-1 or 701-235-7335 for the contact information of the volunteer coordinator for the appropriate week.

Thrift Store Retail Volunteer

Heartland Industries, Second Time Around Thrift Store is seeking individuals and older adults to volunteer. Duties will include working the cash register, providing customer service, accepting donations, sorting, pricing and bringing out new product. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday from 10am-6pm. Training is provided.

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