Archive for Monday, January 14, 2008

Counseling center holds volunteer orientations

January 14, 2008


Agency: Headquarters Counseling Center

Contact: 841-9900

Headquarters Counseling Center will put on orientation sessions for people interested in becoming volunteer counselors Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Lawrence Public Library auditorium, Sunday from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Community Mercantile classroom and Jan. 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Borders' coffee shop.

For more information, contact Ray Dalton at 841-9900 or

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers, needs volunteers of all ages to work in their MOPPETS program. MOPS will meet from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month throughout the school year at Lawrence Free Methodist Church, starting Jan. 22.

For more information, contact Barbara at 841-4428.

¢ The Douglas County Aids Project will have volunteer training Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rainbow Room of the United Way building, 2518 Ridge Court.

Contact Jim Weatherly at 843-0040 or to volunteer.

¢ Lawrence Community Shelter is in need of a volunteer evening meal coordinator who can seek out and schedule churches, organizations and individuals interested in preparing and serving meals at the overnight shelter. Volunteers are asked for a commitment of five hours per week.

Contact Dianne Huggins at 766-3357 for more information.

¢ Roger Hill Volunteer Center is currently putting together volunteer projects for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21.

Please contact Rachael Perry at or 865-5030 to volunteer.

¢ The Ballard Center seeks volunteers to help with a commodities truck lift from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. Volunteers must be comfortable lifting and moving heavy objects.

To volunteer, contact Paul at 842-0729.

- For more volunteer opportunities, contact Tracie Massey or Rachael Perry at Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, at 865-5030 or Opportunities are also online at


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