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Lakeville Spring Clean Up

Lakeville, Indiana
Over 60 volunteers will be sprucing up Downtown Lakeville, Indiana from 10 am-12 pm. Bring gloves, shovels & brooms for your group and meet us in the Town Park at 10 am, we will supply the trash bags. Thank You!

Experience Lakeville an Indiana Main Street initiative


Volunteer with AseraCare Hospice

St Joseph, Elkhart & Marshall Counties
Companion & Veteran Volunteers: Some of our most caring and compassionate volunteers are those who have walked with a loved one through a serious illness. As a companion for our hospice patients, you will serve the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and families. Some things we do: read to a patient, pray, play music or just even hold a hand. Adult and Jr volunteers are welcome.
3/24/14, 4/7/14, 4/14/14, 4/21/14, 4/28/14, 5/5/14


Shannon Kelley, Volunteer Coordinator, 574-206-1875 or Shannon.kelley@aseracare.com for more information


Volunteer Casting Call

South Bend Chocolate Cafe, Downtown South Bend
The Northern Indiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is looking for volunteers for their 6th Annual Race for the Cure on June 14, 2014. Come learn all about the Race for the Cure and sign up to volunteer!

Anita Selesky 574.289.9828


Hoosier Riverwatch Volunteer Water Monitoring Training

St. Patrick's County Park: Brown Barn South Bend, IN
30pm Free – registration required
Attend this Hoosier Riverwatch Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring “Basic” Training and become a certified volunteer monitor! This training introduces citizens and educators to water quality monitoring utilizing hands-on habitat, chemical, and biological assessment methods. Participants gain experience and skills in the use of chemical monitoring kits and aquatic insect collection and identification. The sessions are held both inside and outdoors. Bring a sack lunch. Registration is required by April 28. (Min. 4; max. 12). To register call 574-654-3155.


Jamie Hartzke 574-654-3155


Humane Society of Elkhart Co Volunteer Meeting

Aug 7, 2012 6:30-8:30pm

Humane Society of Elkhart County
Humane Society of Elkhart County Volunteer Association Meeting

The Humane Society of Elkhart County Volunteer Association will meet Tuesday, August 7, at 6:30 pm in the Education Room of the Humane Shelter, 54687 County Road 19, Bristol.

Any adult interested in volunteering at the Shelter or with various fundraising projects, adopt-a-pet events or educational programs is invited to attend this meeting.

For more information, contact Bernice Simms, Chairman, at 264-7264.

Website: www.elkharthumanesociety.org




Elaine Bays
574-848-5000



Reins of Life holding a New Volunteer Training

Aug 16, 2012 5:30-9pm

Reins of Life, 55200 Quince Rd., South Bend, IN 46619
Reins of Life will conduct a new volunteer training on Thurs., Aug 16, from 5:30 - 9p.m. If you like horses, the outdoors and helping others ~ this may become your new favorite activity! Volunteers help our riders groom & tack their horses. Then they assist riders with the arena activities. Minimum age is 13y/o. Horse experience is not required, but helpful. A typical lesson commitment is 1-1/2 hrs once a week. To sign-up or for more information, call 574-232-0853. Join our team and enjoy the magic of horsepower!

Christine Flowers
574-232-0853



Center For Hospice Care Summer Volunteer Training

Jul 24, 2012 - Jul 26, 2012 9:00am-2:30pm

Center for Hospice Care
Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph and La Port counties. The next Volunteer Training (15 total hours) is in July and August. No previous health care experience is necessary. What is your passion? Volunteers are needed for:

• Patient Care
• Companionship
• Bereavement Callers
• Office Support
• Massage Therapists
• Veteran to Veteran
• Hair Stylists
• Barbers

Training focuses on the hospice philosophy, communication skills, spirituality, family dynamics, patient care, and bereavement. Following training, volunteers may assist patients and families with respite, transportation, laundry, errands, companionship, or bereavement. Volunteers will serve patients in their homes, in nursing homes, or may serve in office or clerical roles. In addition, individuals with licensure/certification in massage therapy, hair styling or notary public are also needed. Scheduling for volunteers is flexible.
Training dates are:

July 24 and 26, from 9:00am-2:30pm at 4220 Edison Lakes Pkwy, Mishawaka.
August 1, from 10:00am-3:30pm at 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend.



To register, please contact Valorie Eads, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, (574) 286-1198 or eadsv@centerforhospice.org