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The Martha's Vineyard Times

The Martha's Vineyard Times is a weekly publication.
August 18 - 24, 2005 Edition
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Vineyard Volunteer Opportunities

508-693-6100 ext. 15

AIDS Alliance of Martha’s Vineyard needs help answering phones, outreach assistance, fundraising, and therapy counselor. Call Michael: 508-693-8868.

American Red Cross needs office assistance with data entry and help updating web site. Deborah: 508-696-0092.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of MV seeks volunteers to become a friend to a young person age, 6–12. The agency is looking for volunteers to serve on its board of directors. Janice Perrin: 508-696-5497.

Dukes County Health Council seeks skilled help analyzing and presenting data collected from a study on health care. Call Susan Desmarais at 508-627-4368 ext. 16.

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority needs office assistants. Call Philippe Jordi: 508-693-4419.

FARM Institute seeks those with an interest in farming, gardening, animals or teaching. High school or college students needed for after-school programs; technical support for web site. Call Debbie Marghelia: 508-627-9593.

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary needs receptionists to work on weekdays and weekends to greet visitors, take non-member admission fees, conduct shop sales, and answer the telephone. Call Trudy Ulmer: 508-627-4850.

Fellowship Health Resources needs volunteers to offer friendship and companionship to adults recovering from mental illness. Call Eric Fletcher: 508-693-2003.

Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to work on Bennett Way, Edgartown, home on Saturdays, 9 am to 3 pm. Training provided. Rain or shine. 508-696-4646.

Island Affordable Housing Fund is looking for office help on Wednesdays. One or two people needed. Call Emily Graham: 508-696-0943.

MV Community Services Thrift Shop needs assistants to research donations, price and organize merchandise, and work at the cash register. Call Dolly Campbell: 508-693-2278.

MV Historical Society needs volunteers. Assignments based on volunteer interests. Flexible hours. Call Betsey Mayhew: 508-627-4441 ext. 112.

MV Literacy Volunteers (MVLV) needs volunteer tutors for its English as a Second Language program, two hours a week with a six-month commitment. Call Corinne Moran: 508-693-7753.

MV Special Parents Association, promoting independent living for adults with developmental disabilities, needs volunteers with carpentry skills to complete a deck. 508-627-8255.

Meals-on-Wheels Program of Elder Services needs drivers one day a week from 11 am to 1 pm. Call Craig Elmer: 508-693-4393.

Up-Island Council on Aging needs companions for seniors with physical limitations. The companions provide friendly home visits, transportation to doctors’ offices, or accompany their senior to the grocery store. Call Ellen Reynolds: 508-693-2896.

Vineyard House needs help repairing and painting three houses. Call Sandra Demel: 508-693-8580.

West Tisbury Public Library needs volunteers to work in the Music Street Annex, 2 hours a week, or on call for substitution, recording magazines, checking out reading materials, and answering the phone. Call Ebba Hierta, 508-693-3366.

Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Call Betsy Burmeister, 508-696-6465, for more information about the following positions:

• Assistants to transport residents to and from activities, Monday through Friday, 10 am to noon.
• One on One room visits.
• Weekend Assistants to run programs 10 am to noon; 1:30 to 4:30 pm.
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