O’Fallon seeking volunteers for annual “King Day of Service”
Although City Hall will be closed for business in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, volunteers of all ages are invited to register in advance to participate in community service projects from 9 a.m. – noon.
Volunteers will make tissue paper and origami flowers and decorate cards that will be distributed to residents at local care facilities on Random Acts of Kindness Day, Feb. 14.
Help with Homeless Count in St. Charles County
Community Council is looking for volunteers to assist in the annual Point In Time Homeless Count for St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties.
Volunteer to participate on a team that collects information about the unsheltered homeless population in our community on a specific day during the last week in January. Data is collected on the number, location, and characteristics of homeless persons in the community.
Volunteers are needed to assist with the street count on January 30, 2013, between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., Make phone calls the week before, during, or after the count and collect a survey from your organization/agency.
Assist at Club 1717 Dance for adults with disabilities at St. Louis Arc
Volunteers will assist at St. Louis Arc's Club 1717 Dance for adults with disabilities from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday Jan. 19, by setting up the dance, checking in dancers, serving refreshments, assisting with the food line and cleaning up after the dance. During the dance, volunteers are encouraged to socialize and dance with participants. SIGN UP FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY
Sorting and packaging food donations at St. Louis Area Foodbank
Volunteers will assist the St. Louis Area Foodbank from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25 with general tasks in their volunteer room, including sorting and packaging food donations as well as building food boxes. SIGN UP FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY
Eagle watching and lunch with adults with disabilities at Emmaus Homes
Volunteers will attend a special field trip from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 27 with Emmaus Homes’ clients and will socialize, eat lunch and watch eagles with adults with developmental disabilities. SIGN UP FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY
Become An Ombudsman Volunteer for VOYCE, formerly the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program.
Ombudsmans visit an assigned community to act as a voice for resident treatment and care. Other ways to volunteer include helping fundraise, event management, public relations, volunteer development and clerical tasks. Call Susan Press, Volunteer Coordinator for VOYCE-formerly The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program at 314-919-2406 to explore becoming an Ombudsman.