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July 12,  2013  

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Be a Friend or Help in the KitchenCAP at LTHC
Mental Health America is looking for volunteers for the Compeer Match Program designed to get clients into the community with a volunteer friend. It helps the client establish social and communication skills. They also need volunteers in the Day Shelter to work in the kitchen as well as a front desk clerk. If interested, contact Tiefa thernandez@mhalafayette.org or 742-1800.

Feline Friend - Level 1

Almost Home Humane Society is looking for volunteers for an introductory cat volunteering position.  All volunteers must complete an orientation session on a Saturday.
If interested in becoming a feline friend, view opportunity on website, call
474-5222 or email Liz at

Volunteer for Multiple Sclerosis Event
MuckFest MS Indianapolis will take place on Saturday, August 24 at the Badlands Off-Road Park in Attica, Indiana.It takes a muck-tacular number of volunteers to make the MuckFest MS magic. Without doubt, one of the most enjoyable volunteer gigs around.Volunteer opportunities are eight-hour shifts, either 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; or 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lunch is included. For more information visit www.muckfestMS.org or sign up on the volunteer center website opportunity.
Still Needed 
View and Summarize Educational Videos
NAMI-WCI seeks a volunteer who would enjoy watching various educational/informational videos regarding mental illness and then could summarize in writing the content of each video. 
  • View during business hours M-F 9-3 
  • Summarize video content 
  • Communicate well in writing  
For more information, view opportunity on website, call 423-6939 or email Patti at pwollenburg@nami-wci.org

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