*On-Going Volunteer Needs*
Lafayette Transitional Housing Center is gearing up for their Bingo Extravaganza on August 4th at University Plaza hotel. They need volunteers to solicit donations, both financial and in-kind, from local vendors. For more information call 765-423-4880 or email Jennifer
Calling All Gardeners!
The Fowler House gardens of Tippecanoe County Historical Association need volunteers to adopt some shrub beds for the summer. For more information, contact Larry Rose
Are You Good With People?
The Center @ Jenks Rest is looking for volunteers of their gift shop and reception.
Gift Shop Volunteer: Tuesday and Thursday (9am to 2pm; full or half day shifts) Volunteer will greet customers, assist customers with merchandise, watch over the gift shop and ring up sales.
Receptionist: Monday to Friday (8:30am to 3:00pm; full or half day shifts) Volunteer will greet all people that enter the building, answer the phone, direct calls/take messages, recourd donation and make calls to verify appointments.
Looking for a leader
The ARC of Tippecanoe County is looking for an Executive Director. This organization has been wonderfully run by dedicated volunteers but is now ready to hire a leader. Please contact Kathryn Trinkle if you are interested. firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Cycle Seeks Volunteers
This is your change to assist pre-school children in selecting and exchanging books at Head Start and the Tippecanoe County Childcare Centers. Volunteers must be able to commit to ONE time slot each week for approximately 2 hours. (Thursday is 9-11AM or 1:30-3:30PM and Friday is 9-10:30AM) Please contact Colleen Reader at email@example.com or call 765-567-4088 for more information.
The Lafayette Urban Ministry Homeless Shelter is in need of summer volunteers to spend the night. Three volunteers are needed nightly. The volunteers take turns staying awake and are able to sleep for 6 hours in the volunteer room. The hours are from 8:30pm-7:00am. Please visit this website for training dates. www.lafayetteurbanministry.org
Also looking for volunteer afternoon receptionist for the front office from 12:45pm-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. This person is able to work different days each month or the same day each week (flexible). Tasks include answering the phone, greeting clients and directing clients to the appropriate staff. Occasionally there will be light clerical tasks. Contact: Sylvia Mohler, firstname.lastname@example.org. Or call 765-423-2691.
Want to help out the Mayor's office?
City of Lafayette is looking for volunteer(s) to sit at the information desk at City Hall. Flexible shifts available between the hours of 8-4:30 Monday - Friday to help direct people within the building. For further information, contact email@example.com or 765-742-9077 x 222
Help feed the hungry
Volunteers are urgently needed to distribute food at the St. John's/LUM Food Pantry, which is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 9 to 11:30. (Volunteers work from 8:30 until noon.) Typically, each volunteer works once a month. Call 765.463.6158 or JVanable@frontier.com
Are you a good listener?
Lafayette Crisis Center are taking applications for their summer volunteer training. Training Schedule: Every Tuesday from 6pm - 10pm June 7th - July 26th. If you would like to train to become a good listener call today to sign up! 765-742-0247
Come play with baby things!
The Riggs Community Health Center is in search of 3 or 4 volunteers to assist with the Baby Corner Program. Staff the store one Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Also to re-stock the store and monitor inventory after the store closes on Wednesdays from 3-3:30 p.m. A minimum commitment of six months is required. Current need is for the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of each month. Contact Stephanie by calling 765-429-2756 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you ever thought about being an Attorney?
Teen Court is a diversion program designed for Juvenile offenders to teach them about the justice system and the consequences for their actions before they become part of the traditional justice system. Teen Court is a sentencing hearing for 12-17 year olds who have already admitted guilt in the crime they committed. Volunteers are needed to prosecute or defend these teens to ensure that they learn from their actions. Court is held most Tuesday Nights from 5:00 - 7:15pm. For questions, contact Lacey at Bauer Family Resources 742-5046 x 215 or email@example.com
Delivery Service Needed!
Meals on Wheels is in need of people who are willing to donate a couple hours of their time either on a weekly or fill-in basis. You will need your own car to deliver meals to elderly and disabled recipients of the program. To volunteer contact Nichole Hallada at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you like children and horses?
Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center is in need of volunteers to help during riding classes. You will work with our special riders and great horses and they provide equine assisted programs for persons with disabilities, youth at risk, and children who have been abused or neglected. Also are currently looking for adult volunteers to help with both the summer horse riding program and summer horse camp program. No experience is required and training is provided. Please contact Therapeion at email@example.com or 765 414-8066 for more information.