GECAC Volunteer Tutor Open House set for Tuesday

   September 12, 2014 9:55 am    0

The GECAC Adult Education Program is seeking volunteer tutors to work with adults to improve their reading, math, English or writing skills in order to pass their GED or gain the skills needed to get and keep a job. Volunteers receive training, support and materials to assist them with their students. Volunteers must have at…

 

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Volunteers sought to help ready dog adoption center

   September 11, 2014 4:00 am    0

Construction is almost complete on Because You Care’s new dog adoption center at 6041 West St., McKean (immediately off the McKean exit of I-79).  Volunteers are needed to clean it to get it ready for the future canine residents. Work will include cleaning up sawdust from the walls and floors, washing windows inside and out, and painting…

 

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Volunteers needed to help with Her Times 5K

   September 10, 2014 1:37 pm    0

The organizers of the Her Times 5K run for women are seeking several volunteers to serve as road marshals and to work at the finish line for the race, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m., at Presque Isle State Park. Volunteers would need to be on-site before the race starts and be able to…

 

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North East nursing agency seeks volunteers

   September 9, 2014 12:42 pm    0

The Community Nursing Services of North East is looking to expand its group of volunteers who are available to sit with and visit with hospice clients. Volunteers would assist hospice clients and their families, in roles including administrative help, community outreach, community education, bereavement support group help, and Alzheimer’s association support group help, among others. The…

 

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Student volunteers wanted for Ridge Center garden

   September 8, 2014 6:00 am    0

Attention students! Are you looking for service hours for the 2014-2015 school year? The TREC Garden, located at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, is looking for student volunteers age 16 and older to help with a fall cleanup on two Sundays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 12. Cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. and…

 

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Operation Christmas Child seeks volunteers for packing parties

   September 5, 2014 6:00 am    0

Operation Christmas Child Northwestern PA has a need for a large number of teen and adult volunteers for its annual shoe box packing parties on Oct. 3 and 4. This year, the team hopes to fill 23,000 boxes with gifts for needy children around the world. The boxes are filled with school supplies, toys, personal hygiene…

 

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Volunteers sought for rummage sale at Orphan Angels

   September 4, 2014 9:51 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary,  5439 West Lake Road, is holding a rummage sale at the shelter on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and is seeking volunteers to help. Volunteers are needed to help set up items on tables on Friday afternoon/evening, to help sell on Saturday and Sunday during…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at BYC Walk for Small Animals

   September 3, 2014 12:05 pm    0

Because You Care’s 19th annual Walk for Small Animals is set for Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Liberty Park on Erie’s Bayfront. The animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to assist with setup starting at 11 a.m.; registration (from noon to 1 p.m.);  serving plates of food from 2 to 3 p.m.;  packing…

 

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Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

   August 25, 2014 4:00 am    1

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…

 

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Book sale this weekend to benefit Erie Animal Network

   August 23, 2014 4:00 am    0

Calling all book lovers:  Erie Animal Network is holding a book sale today and Sunday, from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m., in the Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center parking lot, 5439 West Lake Road. Proceeds from the event will go to the EAN Community Cat Fund for spay, neuter and vaccination of community cats, as well as shelters…

 

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