Volunteer opportunities in the area
“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.”
-- Arthur Ashe
For more information on how to serve others, check out the following opportunities. For more details, contact Dalia Place at (919) 613-4515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Volunteer Center’s next General Volunteer Orientation will be Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Artspace. Reps from Artspace, Animalkind and PLM Families Together will be there to share how they utilize volunteers. (201 E. Davie St., Raleigh)
-- Do you love animals? AnimalKind is in need of an assistant outreach volunteer coordinator for Durham County.
-- Learn about Guatemalan culture and health issues with Curamericas Global on a trip to Huehuetenango June 8-17.
-- The Durham Literacy Center's Teen Career Academy provides one-on-one tutoring with young adults who are pursuing their GED. Become an instructor Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
-- Make a difference in the lives of seniors by calling them on a weekly or daily basis at the Durham Center for Senior Life.
-- Waste Reduction Partners needs volunteers to do waste reduction and water and energy assessments in central and eastern North Carolina.
-- Carolina Villages needs kind-hearted, occasional volunteers to help older adults in Chapel Hill and Carrboro remain in their own homes as long as possible.
-- Do you sew? UNC Hospitals needs volunteers to make infant gowns and cover boxes with fabric.