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Archive for Monday, April 9, 2007

Community Shelter has variety of opportunities

April 9, 2007

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Agency: Lawrence Community Shelter

Contact: 843-7665

The Lawrence Community Shelter, 214 W. 10th St., seeks volunteers to help days or evenings at the shelter by preparing meals, assisting with laundry, picking up food, fundraising, helping with one-time events, driving guests to appointments, visiting with guests and other activities. In return volunteers can expect flexible hours and a rewarding experience.

To help, call Lawrence Community Shelter at 843-7665 or visit www.lawrenceshelter.org.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ Join volunteers at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Clinton Lake Overlook Park Shelter 1 for the annual Clinton Lake Clean-up. Volunteers will receive a free hot dog lunch and will have the opportunity to receive cash for trash coupons. To help, contact Kipp Walters at 843-7665.

¢ Success by 6 Coalition of Lawrence seeks volunteers to assist with child care on behalf of parents attending the Parenting with Love and Logic workshop. Several volunteers are needed to care for children from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through May 12. Some training will be provided. For more information, contact Toni Detherage, family resource team coordinator, at 842-8719 or frt@sunflower.com.

¢ The fourth annual Life Support Rally benefiting Headquarters Counseling Center needs volunteers to help Saturday, April 28. SAG support, setup, cleanup, grill masters and snow cone makers are all needed. To find out how you can help, e-mail hqvc@lawrence.ks.us or call Tami Clark at 841-9900. To learn more about the bicycle ride, walk and festival, visit www.LifeSupportRally.org.

¢ Operation WildLife has openings this spring for animal caretaker volunteers on Tuesdays and Thursdays. A volunteer is also needed in the front office to perform clerical work on a flexible schedule. For more information, contact Jamie Stoughton, volunteer coordinator, at (913) 908-4252, owlvolunteer@yahoo.com or visit www.owl-online.org.

- For more volunteer opportunities, contact the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, 2518 Ridge Court, Room 200, at 865-5030 or info@rhvc.org. Opportunities are also online at www.rhvc.org.

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