Helping Out for June 8, 2014
SENIOR LINKAGE LINE
Training is provided. Call (800) 333-2433, ext. 81019, for more information.
Learn about domestic violence and help women and children in domestic violence situations seeking support at Safe Haven. Volunteers are needed to provide child care and activities for children; complete intake paperwork with clients and schedule appointments with service providers; and to serve as receptionist and answer the telephone and provide support for staff and clients. A two-hour commitment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday is required.
Safe Haven volunteers are required to complete an online application at safehavenshelter.org, as well as a three-hour basic training/orientation before starting volunteer work. Call Hilary Hintsala at (218) 728-6481 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information about the following opportunities.
CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC ABUSE
CASDA seeks volunteers to help provide supportive services to people hurt by domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse. Volunteer opportunities include child care, front office support, client transportation (mileage paid) and on-call hospital advocacy. Call Jill, volunteer coordinator, at (715) 392-3136 or email email@example.com for more information or to make an appointment. Prospective volunteers can also apply between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 318 21st Ave. E., Superior.
SOLID ROCK SAFE HAVEN
Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency Inc. seeks volunteers to assist with meal preparation and service at Solid Rock Safe Haven, 1004 N. Sixth St., Superior. Background checks are required and volunteers must be able to lift and carry items up and down stairs. Volunteers should also be compassionate, patient and willing to work with people from all walks of life. Call (715) 392-5127 or go to northwestcsa.org for more information.
COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE
The Lake Superior Squadron 101 of the Commemorative Air Force seeks volunteers to help at the Armed Forces Museum. The Squadron is located in Hangar 101 of the old Duluth Air Base at 4931 Airport Road in Hermantown.
Volunteers can be anyone with prior military service and who are looking for an opportunity to volunteer; retired airline airframe and powerplant mechanics or retired U.S. Air Force or other military aviation maintenance technicians; those interested in preserving history; and anyone interested in helping to restore a World War II Consolidated PBY Catalina.
Call (218) 733-0639 or visit the hangar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Go to cafduluth.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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 email@example.com or fax 720-4120.