Helping Out for August 10, 2014
SECOND HARVEST NORTHERN LAKES FOOD BANK
Sanitize and Keep it Safe: Assist staff with stringent sanitation requirements. Sweep, dust, mop or sanitize the warehouse and clean room. This is a wonderful opportunity for small to large groups. Must be able to stand, lift, bend and follow warehouse safety procedures. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Repack, sort and label food: Help sort and repack dry foods or perishables, or re-label cans. Must be able to stand, lift, bend and follow warehouse safety procedures and food sanitation practices. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Hair nets, gloves and other food-safe supplies will be provided when required.
NAPS and MAC programs
Adopt-A-Senior or Family: Deliver monthly commodity food boxes to people living in Cook, Lake, St. Louis and Carlton counties. Flexible schedule. Must be friendly, enjoy working with people, able to lift a 40-pound box of food, and have reliable transportation. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
RSVP – SUPERIOR/DOUGLAS COUNTYRSVP – Superior/Douglas County seeks volunteers for the following positions. Call (715) 394-4425 for more information.
- Docents and office support: Volunteers are needed to help at the North End Arts Gallery in the Trade and Commerce building on Hammond Avenue and Broadway Street in Superior. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Monday. Office support volunteers answer the telephone and help keep visitors from handling artwork. Volunteer orientation is provided. Email Patricia Lenz at email@example.com or call RSVP at the number above.
- Readers: Volunteers 55 and older are needed to read once a month to kids in Head Start in Superior/Douglas County.
NORTH HOUSE FOLK SCHOOLNorth House Folk School has many volunteer opportunities. Volunteers distribute catalogs, host programs during special events, assist with mailings and so much more.To volunteer, contact Kelly Dupre, volunteer and classroom coordinator, at (888) 387-9762 or (218) 387-9762, or go to northhouse.org.
VOYAGUERS NATIONAL PARKVoyageurs National Park seeks volunteers for the following positions. Training is provided and positions with public contact are required to wear a uniform. Hours are flexible and some positions require a background check for government clearance. For more information contact Chris Amidon at (218) 283-6636.
The Rainy Lake Visitor Center seeks volunteers to meet visitors, provide information and assist with staffing the visi-tor center.
International Falls Headquarters seeks office volunteers to assist with data entry, information requests, brochure re-quests, updating website information, layout design and page development.
If your organization needs volunteers for a cause, you can make a request to readers. Send it to Helping Out, Duluth News Tribune, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 720-4120.