Urgent Volunteer Opportunities
Sunny Brook is seeking volunteers to assist with riding lessons, stable and property projects, events, and fundraising. Volunteers for riding are needed Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm. For more information, visit their website at www.sunnybrookmeadows.com or contact Edna Riddell at 570-547-1565 or at email@example.com.
Sunny Brook Meadows will also be starting its Special Olympics Program this weekend. The program runs for 10 weeks on Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. For more information, contact Edna Riddell at 570-547-1565 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Alliance for Progressive Positive Action (CAPPA)
Beginning in October and continuing every Saturday throughout the year, mentors and tutors are needed to help younger students with academic work at Cochran Elementary School from 10:00am to 3:00pm. There are also after school opportunities Monday through Thursday from 3:30pm to 6:00pm. For more information, contact Carolyn Perry at 570-326-7700 or at email@example.com. More information can also be found on their websitte at www.cappaproject.org.
Office of Aging
The Office of Aging is looking for volunteers to help with their Meals on Wheels Program Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 12:00pm. For more information, contact Michelle Koons at 570-323-3096.
The Office of Aging also runs the Ombudsman long-term care program. Volunteers would be required to complete one day of training. They would then be assigned to visit a home in the area to visit and advocate for residents. For more information, contact Michelle Koons at 570-323-3096.
Advancing Communities by Educating and Serving (ACES)
If you are interested in making a difference in the world, then ACES may be for you. Most of their activities center on projects in the Dominican Republic where the Dominican version of this organization does on-the-ground work directly with people. We here in PA are the fundraisers for their endeavors. If you are interested in volunteering, you can visit their website at www.acesnorthamerica.org or contact Linell Stabler at 570-326-2961 or 570-419-1218, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Rescue Workers
The American Rescue Workers are constantly seeking volunteers to help work at their thrift stores and help in the kitchen. They are willing to put together a project for a group that is interested in helping them. For more information, contact Kevin Carrol at 570-323-8401 x18.
Manor Care North
Manor Care North is looking for volunteers to spend time with their residents. For more information, contact Mike Liddic at 570-323-8627.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Big Brothers and Big Sisters need volunteers for their mentoring program. This would require about 3 to 5 hours a week. For more information, contact Mary Chaplain at 570-321-5437.
Lycoming County Historical Society
The Lycoming County Historical Society and the Thomas T. Taber museum are looking for volunteers to do odd jobs at any time. For more information, contact Gary Parks at 570-326-3326.
Center for Independent Living
The Center for Independent Living is seeking volunteers to help prepare lunches and spend time with residents. For more information, contact Meagan Murray at 570-327-9070 x239.
United Churches - Center Food Pantry
The United Churches and Center City Food Pantry is currently looking for volunteers to assist in helping to hand out food to those who need it most. If you are interested in making a donation, items currently needed are: canned fruits, sugar, saltine crackers, coffee, noodles, cocoa mix, powdered drink mixes (Kool Aid and lemonade), chunky soups, stove top stuffing, and canned vegetables (especially stewed tomatoes). For more information, call 570-322-1657.