Experience Children’s Museum sets volunteer training session

   October 14, 2014 4:00 am

Do you like children? Would you like to help them learn through fun activities? The Experience Children’s Museum at 420 French St. will hold a training session for adults interested in becoming museum docents on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. The docents’ responsibilities include facilitating museum programs and assisting with classes, camps, scout…

Sisters of St. Joseph seeks volunteer receptionist

   October 8, 2014 4:00 am

The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network is in need of a volunteer part-time receptionist,  about 8 hours a week or less, at 425 W. 18th St., starting as soon as possible. Anyone interested should contact Lora Caldwell, volunteer coordinator at 397-3376 or lcaldwell@ssjnn.org. For more information about the Sisters of St. Joseph Network, visit www.ssjnn.org.

Volunteers needed to help Hooked on Books sort books

   October 4, 2014 5:00 am

On Monday, Hooked on Books for Kids will be receiving 40,000 new books at the Shred-X Warehouse, 2952 W. 22nd St. Volunteers are needed to help unpack and sort books on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Hooked on Books for Kids works with Erie County’s…

Orphan Angels seeking hair stylists for Sunday event

   September 30, 2014 12:41 pm

A Fall Hair Cut A Thon on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at  Classic Image Salon, 9125 Ridge Road, Girard, will benefit Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, a no-kill cat and kitten rescue organization. Haircuts will be given in exchange for a donation to Orphan Angels. If you are a licensed Pennsylvania hair stylist who is willing to to…

Help decorate for Halloween event at St. Joseph’s Apartments

   September 26, 2014 6:00 am

Volunteers are needed to help decorate a room for trick or treaters who will visit with the residents of St. Joseph’s Apartments on Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., at 517 Maryland Ave. The apartment’s senior residents invite their children, grandchildren, aides’ children, etc., to trick or treat in the apartment’s commons room. The room will be…

Volunteers needed for Audubon’s Enchanted Forest

   September 25, 2014 9:47 am

Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, in Jamestown, N.Y., is seeking a few people to help out at its upcoming Enchanted Forest event on Oct. 3 and 4. Volunteers are needed for both evenings to help with guiding groups of visitors around the trail, kids crafts and cleanup. The program is a family-friendly, educational Halloween…

Prep/Villa theater program seeks volunteers

   September 23, 2014 3:17 pm

The Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy MVP Theatre Arts Program is seeking set builders; costume designers; artists; props, publicity, marketing and poster designers; orchestra members; fight coordinators; technical lighting and sound designers; stage crew members; student directors and choreographers; makeup artists; and flying directors to help make its 2014-15 season a success. Productions planned this season…

Volunteers needed to sort 40,000 donated books

   September 20, 2014 6:00 am

Hooked on Books for Kids  recently received a grant of 40,000 brand-new books from First Book of Washington, D.C., and the group is in need of help to sort and organize the books on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 8 and 9. ‪The books will be distributed to teachers and nonprofit groups in the Erie area.  Two-hour shifts are…

Orphan Angels seeks volunteer stylists for cutathon

   September 19, 2014 9:41 am

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary is seeking a few licensed hair stylists to cut at a hair cutathon fundraiser for the shelter. The cutathon will take place at Classic Image Salon, 9125 West Ridge Road, Girard, on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are willing to help out at this event, or need more information, please…

Volunteers needed to assist at North East Wine Fest

   September 18, 2014 9:46 am

The North East Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help at the 2014 Wine Festival, which will be held Sept. 27 and 28 in North East’s Gravel Pit, Gibson and Heard parks. Volunteers are needed to work as wine couriers, wine checkers, admissions attendants and souvenier sellers. Each volunteer time slot is two hours….