Volunteer Notes, June 2

June 4, 2013 

N.C. Fresh Catch seeks volunteers

The N.C. Coastal Federation will hold the N.C. Fresh Catch event from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Moore Square in downtown Raleigh. Volunteers are needed to assist ticket sellers, serve seafood and monitor the park. Volunteers can sign up for shifts from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. or 4 to 8 p.m. Volunteers will meet federation members and be treated to a seafood meal.

For more information or to volunteer, email Sally Steele at sallys@nccoast.org.

Calvin’s Paws

Calvin’s Paws, a nonprofit organization focused on the rescue and adoption of cats and dogs, is seeking volunteers. Volunteers are needed for animal transport, adoption counseling, and administrative and fundraising activities. Foster homes and donations are also needed. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.calvinspaws.org.

Volunteers for golf tournament

Rex Healthcare is seeking volunteers to help with the Rex Hospital Open, a week-long event on the PGA Tour’s Web.com tour. The tournament will be held June 16-23 at TPC Wakefield Plantation, 2625 Wakefield Plantation Drive, Raleigh. Volunteers will receive a shirt, visor, breakfast and lunch, free tour admittance, six guest badges and a voucher for a free round of golf at TPC Wakefield Plantation. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.rexhospitalopen.com or call Rex Hospital Open volunteer coordinator Patty Nogle at 937-478-0101.

Hands on Triangle

For more information about these opportunities and other ways to volunteer, visit www.handsontriangle.org or call Lynn Odom at 919-613-5105.

Senior assistance – Help the Activity Director at the Uni-Health Acute-Care Facility, 2420 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh.

Habitat for Humanity – Volunteer as a member of the Hospitality Team or help build or deconstruct homes.

Crisis Center – Answer phones, conduct interviews and lend a caring ear at the Crisis Center at North Raleigh Ministries, 9650 Strickland Road, Raleigh.

International Festival

Volunteers are needed for poster distribution and outreach for the International Festival of Raleigh. For more information, visit www.internationalfestival.org.

Volunteers sought in Wake Forest

Wake Forest is seeking volunteers to work at the guest services desk in the lobby of town hall. Duties will include greeting visitors on the phone and in person and directing them to their destination. Volunteers are expected to work two three-hour shifts per month. Volunteers must attend an orientation to learn about guest desk responsibilities, participate in a tour of town hall and submit a background check form. To apply, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/volunteer.aspx or pick up a form at 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. For more information, contact Jannie Chaffin at 919-435-9467 or jchaffin@wakeforestnc.gov.

Jimmy V celebrity golf classic

Volunteers are needed for the 20th annual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic to be held Aug. 23-25 at North Ridge Country Club, 6612 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Volunteers must be 16 years old or order, and the most-needed positions are marshals, transportation and standard bearers. For more information or to fill out an application, visit www.golfclassic.org.

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle seeks volunteers for a range of activities. Get your hands dirty at the teaching farm, deliver food to people in need, or lead cooking classes and demonstrations. For more information, visit www.foodshuttle.org.

Rescue group needs cat foster homes

Snowflake Animal Rescue, a nonprofit group, is seeking foster homes for cats in need. For more information, go to www.snowflakerescue.org or call 919-990-2478.

Second Chance pet rescue

Second Chance Pet Adoptions seeks volunteers to assist at its no-kill shelter. Clean cat rooms, wash dogs and offer foster care. For more information, visit www.secondchancenc.org or call 919-851-8404.

Greenway patrol

The Raleigh City Council has approved a volunteer program for residents interested in patrolling greenways. The program is designed to promote greenway courtesy and safety, provide information to the public and summon aid for greenway users. To sign up, email the Raleigh Police Department at rpdvolunteer@raleighnc.gov. For more information, visit www.raleighnc.gov.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The Carolinas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising and events. For more information, call 919-845-2155 or visit www.cff.org/Chapters/carolinas.

Dogs, cats and rabbits

The SPCA of Wake County needs volunteers for various activities at adoption centers and events. Help with kittens, puppies and rabbits. For more information, visit www.spcawake.org.

City of Oaks Marathon

The sixth annual City of Oaks Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 3, seeks volunteers to monitor the course, distribute race packets and help with setup and tear down. All volunteers will receive a marathon T-shirt. For more information, visit www.cityofoaksmarathon.com/volunteers. To volunteer, email volunteer@cityofoaksmarathon.com.

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