Volunteer Notes: June 8

June 6, 2014 

Hospice volunteers needed

Liberty Home Care & Hospice needs volunteers to help care for its residents. Liberty serves Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Knightdale, Apex, Fuquay-Varina, Wendell and Zebulon. For information, go to www.libertyhomecare.com.

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

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

ESL volunteers

The English as a Second Language program seeks volunteers to help teach English as a second language, as well as program outreach. Knowledge of another language is not required to participate. For information, contact the program office at 919-996-6844 or email the volunteer coordinator at eslvolunteercoordinator@raleighnc.gov.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Wake County seeks volunteers to help during training and competitive events. Volunteers assist as event officials, athlete escorts, coaches, award presenters and more. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.raleighnc.gov or call Recreation Program Manager Brian Philpot at 919-996-2111.

Garden work

Volunteers 16 and older are needed for the Deadheaders Program at Raleigh Rose Garden, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. Volunteers adopt rose beds and deadhead weekly. For more information or to volunteer, contact Cindy Trumbower at 919-996-3292 or cindy.trumbower@raleighnc.gov.

Hands on Triangle

For information 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 UniHealth Post-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.

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