You Are Needed – 7/29/13

 - by FirstLink

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, or for one of the many others not listed, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

* Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)

 *School Age Olympic Volunteers

YMCA of Cass & Clay Counties is in need of individuals, older adults, small and large groups (2-20), and youth-minimum age of 14 years old to assist with event, set-up, activity stations, serving food and clean up.  Event will be held Thursday, August 8th from 10am-3pm at Schlossman YMCA.

 

*Bounce-A-Palooza Volunteer

Moorhead Parks & Recreation is looking for individuals, older adults, small and large groups (2-20) and youth-minimum age of 16 years old to work at inflatable games to ensure safety of participants, orderly lines and age appropriate play.  The event will be held Saturday, September 7th from 12:00pm-7pm at the MB Johnson Park in Moorhead.


Outreach Volunteer

Fargo Public Library is in need of individuals, older adults, and small groups (2-6) to provide library materials and services to homebound individuals who are unable to come to the library.  By giving just a few hours twice a month to take library materials to a book-crazy bunch of seniors, you can be someone’s hero!  Training will be provided and a commitment of 2 days per month is needed.


*2013 Bobcat ND Open

The Village Family Service Center is looking for individuals, families, older adults, small groups (2-6) and youth-minimum age of 16 years old to volunteer.  Responsibilities include ball spotter, golf cart driver, helping with the driving range, housing, turf troops and walking Marshall.  The event will be held August 22 – 25 from 7am to 7pm at the Fargo County Club.

 

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.

 

*Jingle Bell Run/Walk Planning Committee Volunteer

Arthritis Foundation is looking for individuals, older adults, small groups (2-6), and youth-minimum age of 16 years old-to help plan the Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5K. The Jingle Bell Run/Walk is an annual event that raise awareness and funds for arthritis.  Volunteers are needed to help plan and organize the December Run/Walk.

 

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Mentor

Big Brothers Big Sisters is in need of individuals to meet with a “Little Brothers/Sisters” every 1-2 weeks, doing a variety of activities that they choose together. Community-Based Big Brothers/Sisters meets with their Little Brothers/Sisters out in the community doing activities; School-Based Big Brothers/Sisters meets with their Little Brothers/Sisters one hour per week on-site at the Little’s School.  Days and times are flexible. School-Based Big Brothers/Sisters meets one hour per week during the school year at Madison Elementary School; Community-Based Big Brothers/Sisters meets 2-4 hours at least every other 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 on the Youth Court.  Youth Court is an alternative to formal court proceeding 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 NDSU Criminal Justice and Public Policy Building (1616 123th 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.

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, or for one of the many others not listed, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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