Weekly Volunteer Opportunities 2-8-2012

Are you a non-profit organization that works with HandsOn Kansas State? Email us about our website training to learn more about recruiting volunteers!

 NEW THIS WEEK

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

- Manhattan Art Center Volunteers ongoing

- HIRING: Alternative Breaks Student Coordinator Feb. 3

- Fort Riley C-DEL Volunteers

- CASA Spring Training Feb. 13

- Boys and Girls Club Casino Night Feb. 17

- Weekly Wednesday Breakfast Help

- Boys and Girls Club Mentors and Volunteers

- Meals on Wheels Drivers

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MANHATTAN ARTS CENTER VOLUNTEERS

The Manhattan Arts Center needs a volunteer to help with office work, housekeeping, and setting up for shows.  Volunteers can create their own schedule; the MAC asks for 1-2 hours in between 1:00pm and 5:00pm.

MAC also needs a volunteer to supervise their visiting elementary school children on the bus. Starting Monday Feb. 6 and every Monday after, 3:45pm- 4:45pm.

Please contact Amanda Hedrick, 785-537-4420 or marketing@manhattanarts.org

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HIRING: ALTERNATIVE BREAKS STUDENT COORDINATOR

 

The Alternative Breaks team is looking for a new Student Coordinator.  This position will coordinate the AB Program on the Kansas State University in the School of Leadership Studies, organize and participate in weekly AB staff meetings, and facilitate the selection and training of site leaders. The Coordinator will also organize and supervise the recruitment, publicity, fundraising and site development.

 

Contact altbreaks@ksu.edu for an application!

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FORT RILEY C-DEL VOLUNTEERS

The Fort Riley Cause Digital Entertainment Library (C-DEL) is in need of volunteers. A non-profit organization, the C-DEL relies on volunteer manpower.

Duties include greeting soldiers as they come in, checking out equipment, DVDs and games, assisting with special projects and events, etc.

For more information on becoming a C-DEL volunteer at Fort Riley, contact Sadie Daniel, Fort Riley C-DEL coordinator, via email riley_cdel@cause-usa.org.

For more information about Cause go to www.cause-usa.org or “like” our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fortrileycdel

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CASA SPRING TRAINING

Volunteer to be the difference between abuse and hope – become a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Court-Appointed Special Advocates are volunteers who give their time to advocate for abused and neglected children in the court system.

 

Spring training will begin with an orientation session on Monday, February 13th at 6 pm at First Lutheran Church located at 930 Poyntz Ave. Training will continue on Tuesday evenings for 8 weeks from 6-9 pm.

Please contact us at bridget@sunflowercasa.org785-537-6367, or visit http://casa.manhattanks.org for more information.

There is a child waiting for your voice!

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB CASINO NIGHT

 13th Annual Casino Night & Auction- Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan’s annual fundraiser- FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17.

We are in need of 30+ able bodies to greet guests, deal casino-type games, setup/tear down and many other fun-filled tasks!  Please come be a part of an event that helps make the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan GREAT!

**MUST be 21 years of age or older for all volunteer opportunities besides SET-UP/DÉCOR

If you are interested, please contact:

Katie Fox

785-539-1947

projects@bgclubmanhattan.com

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WEEKLY WEDNESDAY BREAKFAST HELP

 The First Presbyterian Church serves a Weekly Wednesday Breakfast and needs help with cleanup! Volunteers are needed 7:40am-8:45am.

Please call Missy Cox at 785-341-4993 or email mjc_2188@hotmail.com

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB MENTORS AND VOLUNTEERS

 All able bodies wanting to volunteer their time, working with children ages 5-12+, this opportunity is for YOU.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB has eight sites around the Manhattan community, and is in need of helping hands for our before and after school programs. For all youth related degrees this would be a great experience! BUT ALL majors and backgrounds are welcome!

For MENTORS:

2 days+ & 2 hours+/per week

Build a positive relationship with 1-4 Boys & Girls Club members

20+ hour OR semester-long commitment

For VOLUNTEERS:

2 hours/week

Program-based, helping to enhance the daily programs as well as interact with the Club kids at your assigned site.

20+ hour OR semester-long commitment

Please contact:

KATIE FOX

Project/Volunteer Coordinator, Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan

projects@bgclubmanhattan.com

785-539-1947

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 MEALS ON WHEELS DRIVERS

 The Riley County Senior Center needs Meals on Wheels drivers for Fridays, 10am-12pm. Please call (785) 537-4040 to volunteer!

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If you know about an upcoming event in need of volunteers, don’t hesitate to contact HandsOn Kansas State and we can help recruit. If you are a student or community group and are interested in teaming up with the HandsOn Kansas State to plan a service project, please feel free to contact us.

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Thank you for serving in OUR community!

 

HandsOn Kansas State

handson@ksu.edu

handson.ksu.edu

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HandsOn Kansas State is a program of Kansas State University's School of Leadership Studies. As a Hands On Network affiliate and action center, we promote civic learning and leadership for campus and community through meaningful volunteer and service opportunities.
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