Call the Volunteer Center of United Way at (209) 524-1307 or email b>email@example.com.
Volunteers are needed for these special programs:
LOVE MODESTO, Community-wide service dayDATE: April 27
NEEDED: Volunteers of all ages (depending upon the activity) are invited to take part this year in family-friendly projects in Modesto and throughout Stanislaus County (Love Ceres, Love Waterford, etc.) and the Central Valley. Love Modesto helps those that are disadvantaged, disabled, destitute, elderly or forgotten by creating projects for volunteers to help in a positive and practical way. More than 60 projects offer a variety of opportunities to give food to the hungry, collect toys for foster children, visit seniors, build a home, deliver baked goods and thanks to public servants such as firefighters or police officers, clean a park, donate blood to save lives, and more. Kickoff at9 a.m. rally in downtown Modesto in front of the Gallo Center for the Arts on I Street before volunteer groups disperse throughout the city. Love Modesto partners with organizations such as Delta Blood Bank, Inter-Faith Ministries, Habitat for Humanity, The Salvation Army, Society for Handicapped Children and Adults, World Relief, schools and many others. In the past four years, approximately 27,000 people have volunteered to Love Modesto, making Modesto a better place and improving the quality of life for many.
NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, Walk A ThonDATE: April 27
NEEDED: Volunteers 15 years and older to assist with setup and decorations, greeting participants, volunteer registration, breakfast and lunch, traffic control and walker motivation along route, prize distribution, and site breakdown. This event will be held at Downey Park in Modesto, and flexible shifts are available between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Walk MS invites the community to learn about multiple sclerosis, walk for support and give what you can to make progress for those living with MS. Individuals and teams are invited to collect pledges and walk for a world free of MS. Go to www.walkmsnorcal.org to register.
CONTACT: Tim Overweg, (209) 214-6022, firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers are needed for these ongoing programs:
CENTER FOR HUMAN SERVICESNEEDED: Volunteers 13 to 17 are needed to serve as defense and prosecution attorneys, jury members, bailiffs and court clerks. The Youth Court process offers first-time juvenile defendants who have admitted responsibility for their offense an opportunity to have their case heard by a jury of their peers with an adult volunteer judge experienced in juvenile law presiding. Adult volunteers 18 and older who are knowledgeable about the law are needed to act as judges to preside over the court and serve as mentors to assist volunteer attorneys with trial preparation.
CONTACT: Liz Elizondo, (209) 526-1476 or email@example.com
DMC FOUNDATION R.S.V.P.NEEDED: Volunteers 55 and older to provide visitation and-or transportation to registered homebound seniors and disabled people 55 and older. Transportation requirements may include doctor visits, church and grocery shopping. Drivers will provide door-to-door service and remain with the client during appointments if needed. Volunteers must be 55 or older, have proof of current driver's license, registration and insurance on personal vehicle and pass a background check. Visitation volunteers must be willing to visit in the home of a senior citizen or disabled person at least 1 to 2 hours per visit, twice a month. Mileage reimbursement is available.
CONTACT: Christina Ulloa, (209) 527-3412, firstname.lastname@example.org