Archive for Monday, July 2, 2007

University Theatre seeks summer volunteers

July 2, 2007


Agency: The University Theatre

Contact: 864-3982

The University Theatre needs volunteers to assist with productions of "Pageant" and "Starting Here, Starting Now" during the summer season. Volunteers are needed to usher and take tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances. Volunteers may stay to view performances for free.

For more information, contact Adam Burnett at 864-3982.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ The Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University is looking for volunteers on Thursday evenings to assist with special events, private receptions and openings. For more information, contact Amanda Martin-Hamon, special events coordinator, at 864-0170 or

¢ The National Multiple Sclerosis Society seeks volunteers to assist with the MS Bike Tour in September. Volunteers are needed to help with planning, and on the day of the event to act as corner marshals, rest stop staff, support and gear drivers, medical volunteers, ham radio operators, motorcycle support riders and more.

For more information, contact the society at (800) 344-4867, press 2, or e-mail at

¢ The Strategic Education Center needs volunteers to help with its annual rummage sale. The sale is scheduled for Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 1 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H. For more information or to volunteer, contact Rose Foster at 331-3236 or

¢ Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center seeks five volunteers to supervise and interact with children during parenting classes. Volunteers are needed to help from 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Thursday and July 12 and 19 in the Community Room at the Bert Nash/Health Department Building. To help, contact Kathleen Boyd at or (785) 423-4267.

¢ Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference in the life of a child. Volunteers spend 30 minutes to two hours a week with a child, depending on the program.

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old, pass background checks, go through a screening interview and be willing to commit to a program for at least a year.

Volunteer advocates are needed for the new Little Jobs, Big Futures program, a job-shadowing program created for teenagers, and to help in the office creating thank-you cards and designing the newsletter.

For more information, go to or call 843-7359.

¢ Operation WildLife needs a volunteer office assistant to help with data entry, filing and general office management. Hours and days for the position are flexible.

Wildlife rehabilitation volunteers also are needed to perform duties such as cleaning cages, feeding the animals and administering medication. Shifts include weekday, evening and weekend hours. For more information, contact Jamie Stoughton at or (913) 908-4252.

- 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 Opportunities are also online at


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