Tuesday, December 1, 2009

December Volunteer Opportunities!!

There are so many different opportunities this December so dont be afraid to try something new!!!! If interested e-mail us at honorvol@indiana.edu

RSVP America Reads Tutors
One out of four children entering fourth grade cannot read at grade level. Help change this statistic and prepare students for lasting success in schools and libraries throughout Monroe and Owen Counties. Through RSVP America Reads, the tutoring program of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), volunteers commit to tutor one hour per week. Substitutes are available as needed. All training is provided and no experience is necessary. Your life will be positively changed as well! Minimum age is 21.

WFHB Production, Programming & Engineering
Music, news, information programming and engineering are among the ways you can become the media through WFHB Community Radio. Substitute as a DJ, write local news, record news events in the field, or work on the web page! Once you have given more than 30 hours of your time, you become a "Participating Member" with voting privileges. A commitment of at least 4 hours per month is requested. Training provided; minimum age is 18.

Arlington Elementary Playground Volunteers
Arlington Heights Elementary School invites community members to actively engage their children on the playground between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. While staff will be present, volunteers will initiate soccer, Frisbie, basketball, parachute play or other games. Requirements are enthusiasm and love for children, knowledge of a variety of outdoor games, and leadership skills. Teens welcome.

Girls Volleyball Coaches

Girls Inc. of Monroe County needs volleyball coaches for the spring season. This recreational league focuses on building fundamentals, improving social skills and having fun. Coaches should be enthusiastic about creating a positive and supportive environment. Practices are from 6-7 p.m. or from 7-8 p.m, either Mon./Wed. or Tues./Thurs., with no more than 2 nights of activity per week on week nights from mid-January until mid-April. Age groups are 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-18. Coaches should have experience playing or coaching volleyball and be comfortable working with parents and staff. Coaches must be 18 years old and attend a coaching orientation on either Dec. 15 or Jan. 12 (alternative arrangements can be made).

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