Needs from: The Volunteer Center of Madison County

Volunteer: In Home support needed

Light housekeeping to include: vacuum, removing pictures from walls

Agency: Huntsville Housing Authority
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 06/27/2017
Zip Code: 35805
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Direct Patient Contact Volunteer

Good Samaritan Hospice is looking for Direct Patient Contact Volunteers to help assist with patient and family needs. Volunteers are at the heart of our goal- to provide our community with extraordinary hospice care! Volunteers make a difference every day. When we come into this world, we are surrounded by love and acceptance, don't we deserve the same when we leave?

Responsibilities may include:

Reading to the patient Talking with the patient Light housekeeping Listening to patient and family Running errands

Volunteer shifts usually range from 1-3 hours.
1 hour volunteer orientation is required.
Background check will be conducted.

Agency: Good Samaritan Hospice
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >14 years old
Zip Code: 35758
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Administrative Office Volunteer

Good Samaritan Hospice is looking for an Administrative Office Volunteer to assist in clerical duties relating to the office. Volunteers are at the heart of our goal- to compassionately provide our community with extraordinary hospice care. Volunteers make a difference every day!

Responsibilities may include:

Typing, filing, copying Reception duties Providing birthday/holiday gifts or crafts for patients

1 hour volunteer orientation is required
Background check will be conducted

Agency: Good Samaritan Hospice
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 35758
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Youth Camp Counselors

Join us for summer camps each week until the end of July.  We love having students (ages 14 and up) volunteer at Burritt on the Mountain for summer camp.

Agency: Burritt on the Mountain
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/28/2017
Agency Requirement: >14 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Ambassadors

Ambassadors for Alabama Non-Violent Offenders Organization, can assist as in one area or more below:

Administration assistance (assist with day to day tasks in the office such as receptionist, filing) Fundraiser ( assist with a fundraiser, lead a fundraiser, brainstorm ideas and investigate fundraisers, experience in at least one fundraising event, make donor contacts. Public Relations: ( Need a volunteer with experience in leadership to develop an annual PR campaign, as well as recruit and coordinate volunteers: Experience volunteer for media , social media, public speaking and writing; Volunteers to attend community events to create awareness of ANVOO. Mentors/Facilitators: Limestone Pre-release Classes, Experience in facilitating classes, Ability to pass a background check. Attend 4 hr training by Limestone personnel, available on Tuesday nights for 13 week, a desire to make a difference. Sponsoring Ambassador: Ability to make regular contributions to the organization and/or obtain contributors.
Agency: Alabama Non-Violent Offenders Organization (A.N.V.O.O)
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Outdoor Volunteering

Burritt Brigade: Meet two Mondays each month to complete special projects on Burritt Grounds such as event set-up & break-down, repairs to historic buildings/fencing, & construction projects Trail & Forest: Maintain hiking trails, eradicate invasive plants, gardening in historic park, Adopt-a-Mile program Barnyard Interpreter: Assist staff with barnyard chores (must be at least 18 years old) Camp Co |

Agency: Burritt on the Mountain
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >14 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Special Events Volunteers

 Collect tickets - serve dinners - bartending - direct parking - other tasks as needed for our annual special events: - City Lights Concerts (June 30, July 21, and Aug 11)

Agency: Burritt on the Mountain
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Docents and Guides

Mansion Docent: Greet and share historic information about the mansion with visitors. Education Docent: Conduct in-house educational programs and tours, assist with camps and share historic information with visiting groups. Living History Interpreter: Greet visitors into the historic park and interpret 19th century activities such as blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, butter churning, hand-sewing, c | Some programs (camps) have orientations for new volunteers. We have a very diverse site. Our volunteers may work on the trails, inside or around the Historic Park.

Agency: Burritt on the Mountain
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Comfort Care Hospice Volunteers

Volunteers needed to provide companionship to hospice patients.   If you can read stories, are a veteran, can assist with art, music, or pet therapy then you can brighten someones day! Whatever your gifts are, they can be shared with people when they most need companionship and encouragement.   There are also opportunities to assist in our office and provide support for our patients. Great opportunity for students and retirees alike. For more information call Alan Jordan, Volunteer Coordinator, ComfortCare Hospice. 256-429-2266.

 

Agency: Comfort Care Hospice of Huntsville
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: AshaKiran's CCCI Workshop 2017 / Volunteers @ 3:15M - 4PM

Volunteers NEEDED to help at this years' Annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention Workshop (CCCI) which is focusing on the Asian-Pacific Islanders community this year. We will need volunteers when the workshop ends to help organize/process CEUs at 3:15PM-4:15PM and for general event break down needs. OH, and by the way, UAH students have FREE admission to the workshop!

Date:  Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: Check-in: 7:30AM – 8:15AM
          Training: 8:15AM – 3:30PM

Volunteer Need:
3:15M - 4PM / to help organize/process CEUs and general event break down needs

 

See 2017 AK CCCI Workshop info below...

AshaKiran's annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention (CCCI) Workshop focuses on a different community each year and this year will be focusing on the Asian-Pacific Islanders community...

2017 AK CCCI:
Building Culturally Competent Services in Response to Domestic, Sexual & Family Violence in Asian Communities...

What does domestic violence in Asian homes look like? What types of sexual assault are Asian women and girls vulnerable to? How do culture and family influence help-seeking?

AshaKiran's annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention (CCCI) will address the contexts and dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault & family violence, the community norms that influence attitudes towards abuse and build on this understanding to identify culturally competent interventions that mitigate barriers and address the needs of Asian survivors. Chic Dabby is the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV) and is the keynote speaker for this year. Training materials, lunch and free parking at the CTC are included in the registration fees. CEU or NBCC Credits will be available for $20 for Nurses, Social Workers & Counselors and general admission is $15. UAH students will have the option to attend the workshop only at no cost. 2017 participating sponsors include Huntsville Hospital, Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV), the University of Alabama in Huntsville's Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, Office of Women's & Gender Studies and the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV).

FVPSA & VOCA: This workshop is allowable under BOTH FVPSA or VOCA. If your FVPSA or VOCA budget includes travel, and the training directly relates to your FVPSA or VOCA goals and objectives.

FVPSA Point of Contact: FVPSA Program Manager Nick Conner and VOCA Point of Contact: VOCA Program Manager Shanté Holley

TO REGISTER: https://goo.gl/forms/scovy2pEQrnDOAKD3 OR print out, complete & mail the AK CCCI Workshop Registration Form 2017

For more information: 256.509.1882 or ccat@ashakiranonline.org

You can also find information about other AshaKiran events on our website and in our biweekly updates which include the AK Community Announcements Calendar to find out about all of the educational and fun happenings near YOU! Don't receive our biweekly updates? No worries - just click HERE to add your name & email to get signed up to receive updates about new AshaKiran & and other community happenings! AshaKiran, which translates to a ray of hope, is committed to empowering culturally sensitive communities through outreach with a variety of annual community events such as the Community Kite Festival, State-Wide Human Chain Event Against Domestic Violence, North AL Health & Wellness Fair and Asha Tea Time - a one of a kind monthly networking event. AshaKiran also provides "culturally competent" services in 36+ languages, 24 HR Crisis Phone AshaLine "Hope-Line," emergency shelter, accompaniment, transportation, advocacy, case management, counseling, translation/interpretation, information & referral and with programs like the Multi-Lingual Access Model (MLAM) and the New Alabamians Program (NAP). AshaKiran's cross-cultural awareness training focuses on areas such as domestic violence, sexual assault, cultural competency, and developmental disabilities. Sign up by clicking here to receive our biweekly community announcements & our quarterly e-AshaVani newsletter. 

 

Agency: AshaKiran
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 06/26/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 35816
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: AshaKiran's CCCI Workshop 2017 / Volunteers @ 7:15AM - 9AM

Volunteers NEEDED to help at this years' Annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention Workshop (CCCI) which is focusing on the Asian-Pacific Islanders community this year. We will need volunteers before the workshop starts to help register workshop participants whom are receiving Continuing Education Credits (CEU) and/or any needed general event set up needs. OH, and by the way, this workshop is FREE to UAH students!

Date:  Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: Check-in: 7:30AM – 8:15AM
          Training: 8:15AM – 3:30PM

Volunteer Need:
4 Volunteers @ 7:15AM - 9AM / help check in & register workshop attendees and/or general event set up needs   See 2017 AK CCCI Workshop info below...

AshaKiran's annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention (CCCI) Workshop focuses on a different community each year and this year will be focusing on the Asian-Pacific Islanders community...

2017 AK CCCI:
Building Culturally Competent Services in Response to Domestic, Sexual & Family Violence in Asian Communities...

What does domestic violence in Asian homes look like? What types of sexual assault are Asian women and girls vulnerable to? How do culture and family influence help-seeking?

AshaKiran's annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention (CCCI) will address the contexts and dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault & family violence, the community norms that influence attitudes towards abuse and build on this understanding to identify culturally competent interventions that mitigate barriers and address the needs of Asian survivors. Chic Dabby is the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV) and is the keynote speaker for this year. Training materials, lunch and free parking at the CTC are included in the registration fees. CEU or NBCC Credits will be available for $20 for Nurses, Social Workers & Counselors and general admission is $15. UAH students will have the option to attend the workshop only at no cost. 2017 participating sponsors include Huntsville Hospital, Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV), the University of Alabama in Huntsville's Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, Office of Women's & Gender Studies and the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV).

FVPSA & VOCA: This workshop is allowable under BOTH FVPSA or VOCA. If your FVPSA or VOCA budget includes travel, and the training directly relates to your FVPSA or VOCA goals and objectives.

FVPSA Point of Contact: FVPSA Program Manager Nick Conner and VOCA Point of Contact: VOCA Program Manager Shanté Holley

TO REGISTER: https://goo.gl/forms/scovy2pEQrnDOAKD3 OR print out, complete & mail the AK CCCI Workshop Registration Form 2017

For more information: 256.509.1882 or ccat@ashakiranonline.org

You can also find information about other AshaKiran events on our website and in our biweekly updates which include the AK Community Announcements Calendar to find out about all of the educational and fun happenings near YOU! Don't receive our biweekly updates? No worries - just click HERE to add your name & email to get signed up to receive updates about new AshaKiran & and other community happenings! AshaKiran, which translates to a ray of hope, is committed to empowering culturally sensitive communities through outreach with a variety of annual community events such as the Community Kite Festival, State-Wide Human Chain Event Against Domestic Violence, North AL Health & Wellness Fair and Asha Tea Time - a one of a kind monthly networking event. AshaKiran also provides "culturally competent" services in 36+ languages, 24 HR Crisis Phone AshaLine "Hope-Line," emergency shelter, accompaniment, transportation, advocacy, case management, counseling, translation/interpretation, information & referral and with programs like the Multi-Lingual Access Model (MLAM) and the New Alabamians Program (NAP). AshaKiran's cross-cultural awareness training focuses on areas such as domestic violence, sexual assault, cultural competency, and developmental disabilities. Sign up by clicking here to receive our biweekly community announcements & our quarterly e-AshaVani newsletter. 

 

Agency: AshaKiran
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 06/26/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 35816
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: EXTRA HANDS Concerts in the Park

EXTRA HANDS (10 PEOPLE NEEDED) (16 YRS AGES (parents consent) - TO ADULTS) Join us & @huntsvillecity for Concerts in the Park, on Monday July 24 in #bigspringpark !

WHO Valley Arts is a non-profit member of Arts Huntsville.  We support community arts by participating and volunteering in such areas as Panoply and Concerts in the Park.   WHAT During Concerts in the Park we need your extra hands to help us pass the buckets for donations to support Arts Hsv to pass out flyers and have a smile and enjoy the family help friends and family enjoy Concerts in the Park ! WHEN Monday, July 24, 2017

 

WHERE Big Spring Park 
Agency: Valley Arts and Entertainment
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 07/24/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 35801
Allow Groups: No