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"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

Holiday Gift and Grocery Card Programs

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Food Pantry Food Drives

Our Food Pantry doesn’t currently need volunteers — but we are always seeking individuals and groups willing to lead food collections at local grocery stores, parties, events, and local businesses...

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Front Desk Volunteer

We are looking for a few volunteers to serve as administrative support at our front desk. We are hoping to cover a total of 40 hours a week between 9AM-4PM...

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Meal Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to come alongside us and help serve our children through preparing dinners every week. This is an opportunity for our children to connect and create...

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Information Guides at Wagner Farm

Wagner Farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County and is open to the public for recreation and learning. Volunteer Information Guides greet guest, answer questions...

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Farmer’s Market Volunteers

The Glenview Farmer’s Market operates on Saturday mornings from June-October at Historic Wagner Farm. Volunteers are needed to set up and take down the market, greet guests and answer questions...

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Gardeners

Historic Wagner Farm in Glenview needs your gardening skills or your interested in learning to garden. We grow produce in our Market Garden, Community Garden and Kitchen Garden to sell...

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Special Gifts Theatre/Stage Crew

We are looking for volunteers to help in various areas such as; lobby, concessions, tickets, stage crew, etc. for all of these productions at each location.  Upcoming performances are the...

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General Volunteers

Opportunities to volunteer generally come in two types:  projects and regular positions.  Volunteer projects vary in scope and duration, and come in all shapes and sizes!  Once you are a...

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Gift Wrap Fundraiser

The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, GLASA, is fortunate to take part in the Holiday Gift Wrap Fundraiser once again at Gurnee Mills from December 21 – 24, 2019. Volunteers will be scheduled...

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Lighthouse Council Member

Looking for opportunities to make a difference in the lives of teens?   Consider joining our Lighthouse Council, a volunteer group engaged in growing the mission of Erika’s Lighthouse and...

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Data Entry – Excel

Research Data Entry We are interested in a volunteer looking for an opportunity  to input data for Research Department of a nonprofit agency that serves seniors on the North Side...

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Volunteer Database Setup and Maintenance

The Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has many volunteers working in various departments and capacities, and we would like to be able to communicate with them efficiently. We are looking...

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Communication Plan Developer

Although the Winnetka Congregational Church Rummage Sale has a long history of contributing to the community, many people may not know about it, so we would like to develop a...

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Data entry and admin support

Our Philanthropy department (one person) is in great need of a detail orientated person who has great computer skills for data entry and organization.  The position requires a 3 month...

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On-Line Sales

Rummage often receives specialty items which may have significant value to a limited audience. On-line selling can extend our audience and sometimes be better for special or seasonal or bulky...

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Electronics Recycler

Electronics Recycler Despite our attempts to be clear about what can be donated, Rummage often receives electronics that cannot be sold at the sale, and need to be recycled. We...

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Variety of Ongoing Volunteer Needs

Volunteers: Our partners in the crusade to end blood cancers. Our volunteers make a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways...

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Office and Landscaping Help

We have an ongoing need for administrative support to assist with mailings and  help with landscaping around our facilities.

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Event Volunteers

We have a need throughout the year for volunteers to help with a variety of events.  Examples include Special Events like: Benefit Bash Kick-off events We also need help at...

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Graphic Designer

Learning Bridge is looking for a volunteer Graphic Designer. We are starting our summer campaign for enrollment. We need a designer to take the lead on creating the look and...

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Volunteer for Yards That Work yard tour

On Sunday, July 22 from 10am – 2pm, Go Green Winnetka is hosting its inaugural Yards That Work tour, a bike and carpooling tour of six yards in Winnetka that...

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We Have Various Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Public Outreach at Markets and Festivals Planners for Annual Fair second Sunday in March Shift Volunteers at Annual Fair second Sunday in March Leaders for Bird or Nature Walks Various...

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Holiday Volunteers to Pack and Deliver Meals

Volunteers are needed to help pack boxes of kosher holiday meals and deliver them to families in need throughout the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Volunteers are needed...

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Speech Support Volunteer

Speech support volunteer to work with children in our Language Link program under the direction of a speech therapist

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Seeking Board Members

Awe are always looking for engaged Board members, especially those with financial backgrounds.

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Event and Special Project Volunteers

We have an ongoing need for volunteers to help with special events and special projects.

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Accounting and Financial Reporting Volunteer

We have a desperate need for a weekly or bi-monthly volunteer to help with accounting and financial reporting.

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Special Event Programming

Are you unable to commit to a weekly or regular volunteer schedule but still want to have a chance to help the Beacon Place kids and families? Consider volunteering to...

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After School Homework and Tutoring Programs

During the school year kids need extra support to do well in school. Teen and adult volunteers are needed afterschool until 5:30 Monday through Thursday and Saturday mornings 8:45 until...

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Summer Tutoring Programs

Are you looking to help kids learn over the summer? We need adult and teen volunteers to work one on one and in small groups Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday...

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Summer Lunch Program

Adult and teen volunteers needed Monday and Thursday 10:00-1:30 June through August; activities include interacting with kids during lunch and playing games, arts and crafts, sports, etc. Training is provided...

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Birthday Party Greeter Volunteer

Work alongside Museum staff to ensure every child’s birthday is celebrated successfully! You will be sitting at our Birthday Party Table greeting the excited children and their families providing excellent...

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Floor Guides Volunteer

Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance guest’s experiences, and learning through interaction in our Museum exhibits. Assist the Museum staff by ensuring a safe and clean environment...

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Art Adventures Volunteer

Mentor “future” artists in our Art Studio by helping children with their engaging projects, setting up new activities, and prepping materials for their projects. Seeking individuals with past experience working...

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Education Program Volunteer

Provide a helping hand to the educators who lead educational programs for school and camp groups. Volunteers will spend their time in our program rooms providing assistance during & after...

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5k Run & 3k Walk – Northwest

We need volunteers to help with our 5k Run & 3k Walk. We need assistance with Set-up, Registrations, Food Tent, Road Marshalls and to Direct Runners.

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Volunteer for Clean-Ups and Environmental Fairs

Participate in local clean-ups and environmental fairs in Winnetka and in conjunction with other area Go Green groups

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Public Advocacy Meetings

Attend Go Green Winnetka and Village Council meetings

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Adventure Stage Chicago Auxiliary Board Operations

ASC’s Auxiliary Board focuses on strengthening the long-term viability of ASC. Two areas of focus include audience development and fundraising. Each year the Board operates a matching grant campaign and...

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Adventure Stage Chicago Trailblazers

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers ensemble is a FREE and unique mentoring program that places young people (9-16) with mentors who are professional theater artists. Student participants guide the program’s content...

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Golden Agers BINGO

Northwestern Settlement’s senior citizen group, known as the Golden Agers, meet every Friday from 10:00 am-12:00 pm September through May. This group of outgoing and active seniors participate in BINGO...

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House In The Wood Camp

House In The Wood provides Chicago’s inner city youth a safe space to experience nature, foster responsibility, and learn from positive role models. On 23 acres alongside Wisconsin’s Lake Delavan,...

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Camp Mariposa Mentors

Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth who have been impacted by substance abuse in their families. Camp Mariposa is offered free of charge to...

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Early Childhood Education In-Classroom Support

Volunteers assist preschool teachers and children ages 2-5 in small group program segments in literacy, art, science, story time, blocks, computer time, and meals. Extra hands are always help, and...

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After School Program

Each day, 200 Rowe Elementary scholars attend Northwestern Settlement’s After School program. Opportunities are available (and welcomed!) for volunteers to host various activities to engage our scholars. Past clubs have...

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Northwestern Settlement Garden

Together with Urban Growers Collective, Northwestern Settlement opened our very own vegetable garden this Spring. The garden is located provides our neighbors, scholars, staff, supporters and volunteers the opportunity to...

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Food Pantry & Emergency Services

The Food Pantry provides neighbors access to fresh produce, poultry and meats, and non-perishable food items, as well as basic household/furniture items, hygiene necessities and articles of clothing. Neighbors can...

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13th Annual Seeds of Service

Seeds of Service is a community gardening project that AmeriCorps Project YES! hosts every year in Humboldt Park with 7-9 community gardens. The goal is to raise awareness about the...

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9th Annual Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and youth make 365 days a year. Every year,...

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Volunteer Mentor for At-Risk Students

The Pitch In after-school mentoring program is a volunteer-based group mentoring program based in the North Lawndale neighborhood. It offers unique learning experiences and opportunities for personal growth to students...

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Art Advocate

Volunteers needed to serve as Art Advocates, working directly with our participants at one of several sites around Chicago. Volunteer once or twice a year for specific project that we...

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Rust-Oleum Championship Volunteer Opportunity

June 4th-10th — Come see the future stars of the PGA Tour at the Rust-Oleum Championship at Ivanhoe Club. The Rust-Oleum Championship is an event on the web.com tour. Each...

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Get Involved with The Sports Shed

We are always looking for people to get involved to help us source quality sports equipment and connect us with sporting goods dealers or manufacturers to acquire uniforms and field...

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The Sports Shed Ambassador Board

The Ambassador Board is a group committed to increasing the Sports Shed’s visibility and impact. The Board will be throwing 4 quarterly social events to help fundraise and connect people...

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Become a CJE Senior Life Emergency Department Eldercare Navigator (EDEN)

Would you like to become a trusted guide for Older Adults in the Glenbrook Hospital Emergency Department? Join EDEN: Emergency Department Eldercare Navigators. Emergency Room visits can take a damaging...

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WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE (P/T & FT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS)

General Job Description Volunteer is responsible for the expedient and accurate handling of merchandise into and/or out of the warehouse area. General warehouse duties occur within the assigned area of...

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RETAIL SALES FLOOR ASSOCIATE (P/T & FT)

General Job Description Directly assist customers, help merchandise the sales floor, and play a vital role in making our retail experience a positive one. Top notch customer service skills are...

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Donations Coordinator/Scheduler (Part Time)

General Job Description A scheduling coordinator is similar to a front desk receptionist. You will speak with donors; manage emails and schedules for daily pickups while maintaining an accurate log/filing...

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Ongoing Opportunities with BackYard Nature Center

BackYard Nature Center connects children and adults with the wonders of nature in New Trier Township. The organization provides habitat restoration and educational opportunities at the Skokie Lagoons, local parks,...

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Let’s Do Lunch! Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals

1 in 6 seniors struggles with hunger. You can change that with just 2 hours a week. Meal Delivery Volunteers pick up prepared meals and deliver to seniors and homebound...

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Kid’s Group Assistant

Time: Tuesday evenings from approximately 6:00pm to 8:00pm   Commitment: Requires a 12-month commitment to volunteer weekly (with a “substitute” list available for occasional schedule changes). Occasionally there are opportunities...

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Holiday Donations Helper

Help to sort and organize Holiday Donations.

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Logistic Center Volunteer

    WINGS Volunteer Position Description   Title: Logistic Center Volunteer   Staff Partner: Logistic Center Manager   Location:       WINGS Logistic Center 1265 Oakton St. Elk Grove   Age:...

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Crisis Line Volunteer

  Staff Partner: Safe House Advocate   Location: WINGS Domestic Violence Safe Houses, which are in an undisclosed location in the Northwest Suburban area and Midway Airport area.   Time:...

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Sorting Jewelry

Help to sort donated jewelry in our resale store in Niles. Flexible day and time.

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Prairie State Half Marathon helper

Help with registration, Course Marshal and Water station. October 7th, from 6:45 to 11:45am 343 Old McHenry Rd. Long Grove, Illinois 60047 Contact Bruna at bsrb@wingsprogram for more information

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Ongoing Opportunities with NSSRA

Assist NSSRA Recreation Specialists in providing seasonal recreation programs for children, teens and adults with disabilities in a fun, safe environment. Programs include social outings, Special Olympics, fitness programs, music,...

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Events Committee Member

We are looking for individuals who can work as part of a team to help with events.  

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Board Member – Secretary

We are looking for a new board member to join our charity.  You must have good admin skills and time planning skills. You must be able to attend monthly board...

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Adult National Open & Great Lakes Regional Games

  The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) is hosting the 2017 Adult National Open & Great Lakes Regional Games (ANO GLRG) the weekend of June 8 – 11, 2017 at Lake Forest High School (Thursday/Friday/Saturday) and...

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Help with Urban Garden

Volunteers needed in the area of urban agriculture and garden plots, assisting in greenhouse, building and managing Hoop House.

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Food and Servers for AJH Community Kitchen

Need volunteers to donate food and serve dinners at A Just Harvest Community Kitchen

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2nd Annual Sanctuary 5K

Looking for runners and walkers to join our 5K on June 24, 2017, that celebrates and defends racial, economic, religious, ethnic and social diversities that are inherent in Chicago.

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Culinary Care Cook-Off on September 28, 2017

We need volunteers and corporate sponsors to help us with our biggest fundraiser of the year, our Culinary Care Cook-Off — a “Chopped” style event that partners corporate-sponsored teams with...

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Play It Forward Tennis Tournament on June 3, 2017

We are looking for lots of volunteers — and tennis players — to help us make our “Play It Forward” tennis tournament to feed the fight against cancer a success....

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Volunteer at the Winnetka Thrift Shop

Volunteers are needed to help  sort, greet shoppers and serve as cashiers at the Winnetka Thrift Shop, which provides funding to the Counseling Center of the North Shore.

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Personal Shopper

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Event planner

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Greeter

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Assist with Holiday Drive

Assist with our next Holiday Gift Drive. (From October through December of each year).

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Become a Foster Parent

Become a foster parent and give a child a home.  

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Board member

Join the Auxiliary Board to help fundraise and grow awareness about ChildServ

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Various Ongoing Opportunities with ChildServ

Speak at a workshop for a youth program. Work with children on early learning skills while their parents attend parenting education programs. Become a one-on-one mentor for a youth or...

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Marketing/PR/Social Media/Website

Help us with all aspects of our Marketing Communications, including: General Communications Public Relations Website Development Social Media

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Grant and Scholarship Application Writer

We need experienced help writing applications for grants and scholarships.

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Coach/Student Mentor

If you want to guide a student, help them envision their future, and realize their college dreams, coaching may be for you. Each coach will be paired with a student...

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Read to Achieve Reader (R2A)

Reading is an essential life skill and all of our W2C students will benefit from improving their reading abilities. Read to Achieve takes place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday...

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Tutor

Many W2C students need extra help to succeed in school. If you enjoy helping students learn in subjects ranging from English and math to Spanish and science (even German!) tutoring...

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The Josselyn Center is now hiring summer camp counselors!

  The Josselyn Center is looking to hire Camp Counselors   for Camp Neeka! Camp Neeka is a six-week therapeutic summer day camp for children ages 8 – 12. It is designed...

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Staff Members

We look for new staff members on an ongoing basis.  Staff members must have at least junior standing in college.  We prefer that undergraduate and graduate level students have some...

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Mentor for Young Adults with Disabilities

Help young adults with disabilities build workplace skills

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Social Media Intern for JJs List

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Promotion and Marketing

Help us create awareness of our mission and ministry in the community.

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Legal Advice

Need volunteer(s) to provide legal support and counsel on an ad hoc and ongoing basis.

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EXCEL Database Support/Computer Skills

Seeking volunteers with expertise in EXCEL database.  Also seeking volunteers with general computer skills.

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Grant Writing

Seeking individuals with grant writing experience to help identify grant opportunities and write applications.

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Board Development and Board Secretary

Looking for potential new Board members.  Also seeking a Secretary to attend and record minutes of Board meetings.

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How-To Fest Ushers

How-To Fest volunteers are needed to usher patrons and visitors to various exhibits/sessions. Volunteers will be provided with programs to distribute on the day of event and use to guide...

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Individual Volunteers at The Crib, Open Door Shelter-West Town, and the Health Outreach Bus

The Night Ministry needs individual volunteers to serve at two of our shelters and on our Health Outreach Bus. Volunteers must go through a one-time, 6 hour training and complete...

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