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October 11,  2013  

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Wildlife Data Entry
 Detailed records are kept for every wilduk-keyboard-e.jpglife patient admitted to Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center. All records are entered into data base and reported to Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources and U. S. Fish and Wildlife service on an annual basis. Volunteers needed to enter over 1500 patient records before the end of the year. If interested, visit volunteer website or contact Denise, dlhays59@hotmail.com or 765-491-2351.
Drivers Wanted

Drive Veteran's and/or community members to their out of town medical appointments in Indianapolis or to the Danville, Illinois VA. Must be available to drive at least one day per month.

Valid drivers license with good driving record

  • blue_car_road.jpg Must be available to drive one day per month;
  • have a valid drivers license;
  • have a good driving record. 
To sign up or learn more, visit volunteer center website or contact Bob, bob@tippearc.org or (765) 742-6975 ex. 2210
Still Needed 
Christmas is just around the Corner
Register families for the Christmas for Everyone program sponsored by Tippecanoe County American Red Cross.  This is a busy time and we will register over 700 families in a 3 week period. Volunteers would work:
  • mother-girls-presents.jpg 2 hours shifts between the hours of 9am - 5pm;
  • a one-time shift, or a shift a week through out the period;
  • between October 29th to November 20th. 
To sign up or learn more, visit volunteer center website or contact Bob, bob@tippearc.org or
(765) 742-6975 ex. 2210.

After School Drivers  Hanna Community Center is seeking drivers for their after-school program. road-trip-children.jpg
  • needed 2:30 to 3:30 or 6pm;
  • Tuesdays and Thursday most needed;
  • everyday of the week available. 

If interested or want to learn more, contact Kim,  kim@haacntr.org or 742-0191.    


West Lafayette Youth Center Volunteer
Tippecanoe Youth Center is looking for volunteers to spend children-friends-portrait.jpg   time with the kids by way of tutoring, leading games, sports, being someone they can talk to and essentially being a role model to them. This after school program needs trustworthy and reliable volunteers to keep them going and keep up with their growth! All it takes is one visit to the Youth Center and you will never want to leave! To  become a volunteer, visit the volunteer center website, contact Jess at jlavila@purdue.edu or 464-0100.

Youth Basketball Coaches

Bauer Family Resources is seeking volunteers to assist     

with coaching the Bauer Basketball team. Youth teams are male/female, primarily elementary school age, but includes some middle school students.  

  • Season runs from November-March; Kasey w/ kids
  • games are on Saturday mornings;
  • practice on Mondays and Tuesdays;
  • previous coaching or recreation experience preferred;
  • background checks and other screens must be completed prior to volunteering.

To sign up, visit volunteer website or contact Lauren, lgilmore@bauerfamilyresources.org or 742-4848. 


Tax Season is Almost Here!   
Help low income families in your community...

By joining the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) team, you will assist low-to-moderate income families by preparing their 2013 tax returns.

VITA volunteer
To become a VITA Volunteer or for more information contact:

Jennifer Million at (756) 742-9077 ext 227, jmillion@uw.lafayette.in.us

or visit


Free training and certification to prepare taxes begins in December so call now!

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