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Volunteer Needs Column 

March 8,  2013  

What's New This Week?
Green Thumbs Needed
Dennis Burton Child Care Center is looking for individuals or groups who like to work outdoors doing:

Weeding & trimming; landscaping:

painting;clearing debris.

If interested, contact through volunteer website opportunity, email Kristi at khouge@tcchildcare.org or call 423-4906.

Still Needed

Need a Place to Perform? 
Creasy Springs Assisted Living is looking for individuals,
groups, schools, girl scouts, boy scouts, etc. to come in and provide musical entertainment for residents. 

If interested, contact Alicia  from volunteer website opportunity, email at alicia.hickman@creasyspringshc.com 

or call 447-6600.

Drivers Wanted 

Tippecanoe Villa, County Assisted Living Home is looking for individuals to transport residents to doctor appointments.

  • Vehicles provided by center;
  • covered by Villa insurance;
  • drivers needed for Tuesday and Thursday shifts;
  • week to week appointment schedule.

To learn more, email Pam,pmitcham@tippecaone.in.gov  

or call 463-3662.

Making Friends, Changing Lives
Compeer is a mentoring program that matches adult volunteers with persons recovering from a mental health challenge. Friends spend 4 hours a month together doing fun activities they both enjoy. If you can be a friend, you can be a Compeer volunteer!reflection group  

If interested, email Jayme at jzobrist@mhalafayette.org or call 742-1800.


Ivy Tech Community College 
The Lafayette Ivy Tech Dental Assisting Students are holding the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30. The public is welcome to attend to attend this fundraiser for student scholarships and support the Dental Assisting program.


For more information about the event, or to volunteer, contact Kali Miller at (574) 217-3749 or email at millkr10@gmail.com.

Help with Annual Fundraiser Event
YWCA Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention  Program is looking for about 25 volunteers to help their big fundraiser, Clay Bowl Giving event held on April 25th
  • set up, April 24th at 5pm;
  • tear down, April 25th at 7pm;
  • move tables and chairs.     
If interested, sign up on the volunteer website , email Ericka or call 423-4486.

If interested in learning about more ways to get involved, contact Amy at the
United Way Volunteer Center or visit:

Need Assistance with Your Taxes?

VITA can help!


Tax season is HERE!
 If you have an annual income of $50,000 or less, VITA will prepare your taxes for FREE. This program will be running through April 15.
VITA is specifically designed to aid people with low-to-moderate incomes in filing their taxes. Mobile sites at convenient locations are available to ease this process for you.
Schedule an appointment by clicking in the link on our website:
You may also schedule by calling or texting Jen Million at
 (574) 643-1012.
If you have any further questions about the VITA program, email
If you'd prefer, you can file your own taxes online if your annual income does not exceed $57,000. Check it out on the tax website now! 

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What Does the Future Hold for Volunteering? 

Longer working lives, economic uncertainty, combined with an easier way to find out about volunteering opportunities means that the face of volunteering could change in the future.