Pernet is moving some of their offices (but just next door) We are looking for 5-15 able bodied people to help us move desks, file cabinets, chairs, computer and files from one of our building to the other. It will be 9;00 to 3:00 and we will provide a lunch break with lunch! We could really use the assistance so, please help us improve our capacity by moving our departments.
Make a contribution to science by making rare specimens available online to the public! Enter data and publish photographs of birds, eggs, seashells, or pressed flowers.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of English, Latin or Greek. Attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision. Basic computer skills, good typing speed. Database training will be provided by the EcoTarium staff.
Weekdays, 3 hours per week for 5 months with the possibility of extension.
Make a contribution to science by uncovering lost specimens in the EcoTarium Collection! Photograph, measure and take notes on birds, eggs, seashells, or pressed flowers.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of English, Latin or Greek. Attention to detail, ability to work independently. Manual dexterity to handle fragile specimens. Photography training will be provided by EcoTarium staff.
Weekdays, 3 hours a week for 5 months with a possibility of extension.
Help bring the EcoTarium Library into the 21st century. Volunteer will record author,title and call number for the books in the EcoTarium Library. An opportunity to see lots of cool old books and a few fairly silly ones.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of English. Attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision, ability to lift up to 10lbs and to reach 6ft in the air. Library of Congress training will be provided by EcoTarium staff..
Weekdays, 3 hours a week. Length of project is estimated to be 5 months.
Jericho Road Worcester is seeking volunteers who have business expertise. Desired skill areas include strategic planning, business plan development, fundraising, marketing, nonprofit board governance and recruitment. Our average project is 10 hours once a volunteer is matched to a local area nonprofit.
Some of the ways you can help:
* Pick up food, with staff, at the Worcester County Food Bank
*Assist in our pantries with organizing food and working with clients
*Assist in the clothing closet (sort donations, help clients find items)
*Organize a drive (school supplies, hygiene products, diapers, baby items, Christmas gifts, and more)
* Provide dinner to our 12 families at Youville House Family Shelter in Worcester
* Work with individuals with developmental disabilities at the Mercy Centre
* Assist with painting and weeding at the Mercy Centre
* Assist individuals in need of financial literacy (Catholic Charities has a curriculum)
* Interpret for individuals who speak Nepalese, Kinyarwanda and Arabic, our Refugee Resettlement program
*Drive refugees to appointments
There are a variety of ways volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club make a difference, including planning or carrying out special events, teaching specialized classes to members or staff, helping out at Kid’s Café or offering administrative support in our offices. Whether you are interested in volunteering alone, or with a group, opportunities abound.
There are many ways to get involved with AYFS:
Help with quarterly newsletter – typing, publishing, addressing – time commitment of a few hours once every three-four months
Help with seasonal maintenance i.e. raking leaves, cleaning gutters, etc. – time commitment of a few hours once every three-four months
Tutor a student once/week at our after school program – time commitment of one hour per week.
Holiday Helpers to prepare and distribute food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas
Coordinate the annual cookie sale at the troop level. Set up cookie booths, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light up when they earn the rewards for being the best cookie sellers ever!
Work with a group of girls and mentor them as they make new friends and develop connections that will last a lifetime.
Troop Family and Friends
Assist with driving, activity planning, snacks, money management, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running oh-so-smoothly from week to week.