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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Historic Christmas Decoration STRIKE

Special Elf Duty is needed to put away Christmas Decorations at Heritage Village, Largo's history museum. Careful hands are needed to pack up decorations, trees and garland so they will be ready for 2018 Holidays. Be a part of the "behind the scenes" museum activities that help make the visitor experience special. Sunday, December 7, 2018; 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Largo, FL

1/7/18 9:00 AM

Ride to Defeat ALS

The ALS Association Florida Chapter is in need of volunteers to help make our Ride to Defeat ALS a success! The Ride. Run. Roll to Defeat ALS is a one-day endurance event designed to appeal to every level of rider and 5k runners too! We offer the Metric Century ride (approx. 62 miles), a 25 mile ride, a 10 mile ride, and a 5K Run/Walk or Roll. Routes include sections of the Pinellas Trail, Fort De Soto and coastal roads. The Ride allows The ALS Association Florida Chapter to fund local services that are provided to patients living with ALS free of charge. Funding also supports local and national public policy efforts as well as internationally-driven research focused on finding a treatment and ultimately, a cure for ALS. Our chapter does not receive any government or insurance funding. We are looking for the following positions to be filled and have different shifts available throughout the day: Event Day - Saturday, December 9, 2017 Multiple Positions Location: Holiday Inn Harbourside in Indian Rocks Beach Positions Available: Safety Team, Ride Marshal, SAG Team, Rest Stop Ambassadors, parking, check-in, set-up, bike lock-up, cheering section, and break-down

Indian Rocks Beach, FL

Ongoing

Winter Wonderland Holiday Celebration

Volunteers would help out with set up, supervising games and activities, serve dinner and tear down. This is a community event.

Tampa, FL

12/8/17 5:30 PM

United OCR Logistic [SRQ]

Volunteers will be assigned the day of the ORC event to where they are needed. There may also be some rotations. Some of the volunteer logistic needs will be manning the obstacle courses to directing the parking for the event. *Volunteers must be 18 years of age for this volunteer need. *Volunteers 12 years of age and younger do not need to complete the online orientation.

Sarasota, FL

2/3/18 7:00 AM

United OCR Food and Cleanup [SRQ]

Volunteers will be needed to help pass out snack to the runners and other volunteers. Volunteers will also be charged with picking any trash as necessary on the field. *Volunteers can be as young as 13 years of age with a signed parent consent form. *Volunteers 12 years of age and younger do not need to complete the online orientation.

Sarasota, FL

2/3/18 8:00 AM

United OCR Cheer and Award [SRQ]

Volunteers will be needed to cheer on the runners and hand out medals once the runners reach the finish line. *Volunteers can be as young as 7 years old with a parent to participate. *Volunteers 12 years of age and younger do not need to complete the online orientation.

Sarasota, FL

2/3/18 8:00 AM

Meals On Wheels [Hil]

Volunteers will be working together in a kitchen to put a variety of food cups, and many other things that will later be delivered to the homebound clients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

Tampa, FL

11/25/17 9:00 AM

James A. Haley VA Casino Games [Hil]

The residents in the Spinal Cord Injuries Ward are wanting to go to Vegas. Since that is not possible United Way HandsOn volunteers will take Vegas to them and assist with various gaming activities.

Tampa, FL

12/23/17 1:00 PM

CASA Thrift Shoppe [PIN]

CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe is one of the most vital programs that we have here at CASA -- when you support CASA Collections Thrift Shoppe, 100% of the proceeds are used to fund CASA's programs and services for survivors of domestic violence. By volunteering at the Thrift Shoppe, you are contributing to this life-saving work. The Thrift Shoppe is a fast-paced volunteer opportunity, as we are always busy and there is always something to be done! At the Thrift Shoppe, you will be assigned duties like helping shoppers find merchandise or sort and price donated items like clothing. You will also be tasked with accepting donations at our drop off area, which includes greeting donors, asking them to fill out a donation receipt, then bringing their donations into the back room. This involves heavy lifting, frequent standing and walk, and a lot of bending and moving. We hope you will join our team!

Saint Petersburg, FL

12/26/17 1:00 PM

Preparation of Meals at Salvation Army [PIN]

Family and friends have the opportunity to give back to the less fortunate. Salvation Army provides nearly 200 meals to families during lunch and dinner each day. Volunteers will be able to impact the community by preparing and serving meals in one of their kitchens

Saint Petersburg, FL

12/23/17 2:00 PM

Whispering Oaks Bingo Party [Hil]

Play bingo and have an ice cream social with the elderly/disabled patients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

Tampa, FL

12/21/17 6:30 PM

Hillsborough County Developmental Center [Hil]

HCDC is a group home for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. Come join the residents for an evening of fun and assist with serving refreshments, conversation, and recreational activities.

Tampa, FL

12/21/17 6:30 PM

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