HOPES Center’s Cup of Hope is looking for volunteer teams to sell coffee and baked goods at the Downtown Racine Farmers Market (corner of State and Erie). Volunteer assistance may include, but is not limited to, preparing for the sale, setting up in the allotted space, decorating and clean up. Volunteers would be asked to use the cash box and track sales. At least 2 people are needed for a team and teams will be asked to work one Saturday a month from May to October from 7AM-12PM. This is a great opportunity for family volunteering. At least one person on each team will be asked to read, write and complete sales transactions accurately.
SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
The Senior Companion is constantly seeking volunteers who have a few hours each month to spend visiting or calling an older person who is homebound. The Program’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for older adults through friendship, socialization, and advocacy. This is a Ministry of the Racine Dominican Sisters. Your time can be a priceless gift to someone.
NEW “SCHOOL TO NATURE” PROGRAM NEEDS VOLUNTEER LEADERS
Do you like working with 5th and 6th grade students? Enjoy working with small groups of kids out in nature? The Caledonia Conservancy at Tabor Woods will be hosting children from Gifford Elementary and McKinley Middle schools. 10 volunteer leaders are needed to guide students through established lesson plans. Training is provided. Courses will be scheduled sometime in early May.
The Intergenerational Fairs is an ongoing program in cooperation with RSVP. Fair organizers need YOU to help keep this 20 year plus tradition alive. If you are over 55 and you have a hobby you would like to share with elementary aged school children several times per year, please call. In this age of computers and technology, hand crafts and hobbies are a novelty. Share your talents. The kids love it!
RSVP TO SENIOR COMPUTER HELPERS
Are you 55 or older? Would you be interested in coaching other new computer using seniors on the basics of internet usage? Generations on Line a software program that helps seniors (age 65+) feel more confident as they negotiate the internet (including Medicare websites). The fonts are big and instructions are very user friendly and age appropriate. You don’t have to be a computer whiz to volunteer! Training is provided.
DON’T MISS THIS YEAR’S CROP WALK
Volunteer to walk for hunger. Walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate. This event is a fund raiser that benefits the local food banks and Church World services to assist the hungry. Mark your calendar today to plan for the September 26th, 2010 walk. Talk with your pastor or priest and organize a group.
If you are interested in any of the listed volunteer opportunities or others on file at the Volunteer Center of Racine County, call 262-886-9612 or toll free (Racine County only) at 1-800-201-9490 or email us at email@example.com or visit our web site at www.volunteercenterofracine.org. Office hours are weekday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 6216 Washington Avenue, Suite G.