I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. ~ E.B. White
NEW THIS WEEK
– HIRING: Alternative Breaks Student Coordinator Feb. 3
– Fort Riley C-DEL Volunteers
– K-State Chapter: Habitat for Humanity Jan. 26
– Second Helping Outreach Meal Feb. 5
– 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for an application!
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 email@example.com.
For more information about Cause go to www.cause-usa.org or “like” our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fortrileycdel
K-STATE CHAPTER: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Help re-establish the K-State Chapter of Habitat for Humanity! Information sessions are scheduled for Thursday, January 26th at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 5:00 pm, and 6:00 pm in the Big 12 room in the K-State Student Union!
These short meetings will allow individuals to learn more about the student organization which serves the campus and community in relation to the Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity.
Please feel free to join us for a 30 minute session and to hear more about other volunteer opportunities at one of the previously stated times. For more information please contact Kristen Stitt, Volunteer Coordinator, at (785) 477-1693.
SECOND HELPING OUTREACH MEAL
Second Helping is an outreach meal to those in the community, homeless or otherwise, who need a hot meal. There is a need for assistance in preparing, serving and/or cleaning up after the Second Helping meal to be served Sunday, February 5th.
Prep begins at 3:15, meal is served at 5:30 or so, cleanup is done by 6:15. We could do two shifts from (3:30-5:00—prep and set up) (5-6:30—serving and clean-up).
If you are interested in volunteering for this opportunity contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com, 785-537-6367, or visit http://casa.manhattanks.org for more information.
There is a child waiting for your voice!
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
2 days+ & 2 hours+/per week
Build a positive relationship with 1-4 Boys & Girls Club members
20+ hour OR semester-long commitment
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
Project/Volunteer Coordinator, Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan
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!
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.
Stay in contact with the HandsOn Kansas State throughout the week! Become a fan of our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter!
Thank you for serving in OUR community!
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