Volunteer opportunitiesA variety of volunteer opportunities are available in Douglas County.
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available in Douglas County. For more information, call the numbers listed with each opportunity below. Learn about additional opportunities by calling the United Way of Pope and Douglas Counties at (320) 763-4840 or by visiting the website at www.uwdp.org.
United Way needs volunteers to join a group that interviews agencies seeking to partner with United Way. View their applications and make recommendations on the amount they will receive. Take part in one of nine allocation panels scheduled for Monday through Thursday, April 11-14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, 12:30 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. at the United Way office, 2504 Aga Drive in Alexandria.
Volunteers are also needed at the Mobile Food Drop on March 31 at 10 a.m. at New Life Christian Church in Alexandria.
Call (320) 763-4840.
YMCA Early Childhood is seeking a volunteer to assist over the lunch and rest time in the classrooms. Call Dawn Block at 834-9622.
Alexandria Area Arts Association Theatre needs ushers for Cotton Patch Gospel April 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 6:45 p.m. and April 3 and 10 at 1:15 p.m. Call Mary at (320) 762-8300.
Elder Network is looking for someone who enjoys working with the elderly and is currently recruiting volunteers to work in the Peer Counselor and Respite Care programs. Call (320) 763-9084.
District 206 needs volunteers to:
• Assist with one-time special events.
• Bring excitement and art awareness to 4th and 5th grade students by discussing well-known artists and their paintings through Masterpiece Art.
• Become a member of the puppetry team to present puppet shows to elementary classes.
Call Ruth at (320) 762-3310, extension 4272.