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October 6, 2005 - October 12, 2005 Edition
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Vineyard Volunteer Opportunities
AIDS Alliance of Marthas Vineyard needs help answering phones,
outreach assistance, fundraising, and therapy counselor. Call Michael:
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, 612. 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
Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to work on Bennett Way, Edgartown,
home on Saturdays, 9 am to 3 pm. Training provided. Rain or shine.
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
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