Are you interested in giving your time to the community through volunteer work?
Check out these opportunities. See Mrs. Russ in the Career Center for additional information or forms to receive elective credit.
www.generationgiveback.org is the American Red Cross website. Interested parties can look at specific agencies or find volunteer opportunities based on interests. Site includes mission statement of the organization, volunteer duties, age requirements and bus line information.
Rochester General Hospital welcomes applications for volunteer work. Check out www.viahealth.org. or contact Eva Polito, volunteer coordinator at Rochester General Hospital. Most volunteers need to be at least 14 years old and be able to commit to one day per week for several hours.
The T.I.E.S. program (Together Including Every Student) is a volunteer program linking high school students with younger students with developmental disabilities. Together they participate in extracurricular and community activities that are mutually agreed upon.
Special Sitters Program needs volunteers to give family members a much needed break from the daily routine of caring for someone with a disability. If interested, contact the Special Sitters Office at 271-0660 Ext. 352. All participants must attend a 4-part training session. The first session begins February 20th!
The Helmer Nature Center needs several volunteers for upcoming events. Maple Sugar festivals, pancake breakfasts, nature trail work and scout programs are some of the events you can become involved with.
Still haven't found what you are interested in? Contact Mrs. Russ at 336-3019 or stop in the Career Center to discuss further options