*On-Going Volunteer Needs*
Got A Car & Some Time?
Food Finders Food Bank are looking for consistent volunteers to drive a Food Finders vehicle and deliver baked good items to a few sites in town on Tues/Wed/Thurs afternoons.
They are also in need for a few volunteers to come in and help stock shelves and freezers/coolers on the shop floor on weekday mornings. If interested, contact Danielle or 765-471-0062
One Day Job
Local disabled woman is in need of someone to repair and seal her mobile home damaged in recent storms. She will provide the supplies but is in need of a person willing to provide an afternoon of their time in her time of need. If interested please contact the Volunteer Center below.
Become a Host Family
Ayusa, a non-profit organization that provides exchange opportunities to high school students from around the world, is looking for American families in the Greater Lafayette area interested in sharing their America with international high school students for the 2011 - 2012 school year. If interested please contact the Volunteer Center below.
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
Do You Like to Hang Out with your Elders?
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.
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 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
LUM is also in need of 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, or call 765-423-2691.
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 email Jane
Be a Light in Someone's Life
Serenity Hospice are in need of volunteers to visit with patients. Would you be a light in someone's life and help to brighten up their remaining days? There are also patients in nursing homes who need the same "TLC" and would be pleased to have a visitor to help pass the lonely hours. Training is provided for volunteers. Please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Linda Bennett or 765-446-9100
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