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Archive for Monday, July 9, 2007

Lawrence Public Transit seeks help with the ‘T’

July 9, 2007

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Agency: Lawrence Public Transit

Contact: 864-3982

Lawrence Public Transit seeks volunteers to assist with the distribution of new "T" bus route maps and schedule information to a variety of locations throughout the city.

Volunteers also are needed to assist with conducting on-board passenger surveys to measure customer satisfaction with transit service. To help, contact Cliff Galante at 832-3464 or cgalante@ci.lawrence.ks.us.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ Jubilee Cafe provides breakfast to in-need members of the community in a restaurant-style environment and seeks volunteers to help prepare and serve meals, and clean up afterward. The program runs from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Friday mornings at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt. To volunteer, call 864-4073.

¢ Douglas County Child Development Association is looking for people willing to be a part of a team committed to serving the early education community. Volunteers are asked to make a three-month commitment for three hours a week. Volunteers will assist with general clerical tasks including copying, assembling packets and preparing mailings. To help, contact Anna Jenny at 842-9679 or ajenny@dccda.org.

¢ University Theatre needs volunteers to assist with productions of "Starting Here, Starting Now" during the summer season. The theater needs volunteers to usher and take tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances. Volunteers may stay to view performances for free. For more information or to volunteer, contact Adam Burnett at the University Theatre box office, 864-3982.

¢ The Spencer Museum of Art 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 akmartin@ku.edu.

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

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

¢ 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 19, in the Community Room at the Bert Nash/Health Department Building.

To help, contact Kathleen Boyd at kboyd@bertnash.org or (785) 423-4267.

- 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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