Local agencies are seeking volunteers to help

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

“You cannot help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself.” 

-- Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

Check out these ways to help others reach the top. For more details, contact Dalia Place at (919) 613-4515 or dalia@thevolunteercenter.org.

-- The Great Human Race, set for March 29 at Northgate Mall, needs volunteers to help that morning. One event helps almost 100 non-profits. Contact Tammy Dorfman at tamdorf@aol.com.

-- Do you enjoy working with children? The Incredible Years Program needs volunteers for childcare while the parents are in training. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-8 p.m.

-- Would you like to impact students in Durham? The Salvation Army needs tutors for its afterschool program, Monday-Thursday, 4-6 p.m.

-- Do you know someone with MS? Pitch in and help with the 2014 Walk MS Triangle Event, April 5.

-- Everyone enjoys Durham’s Central Park. Help with spring clean-up April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon.

-- Do you have a child who is disabled? Participate in Durham First In Families Letter of Intent Workshop, April 5, 10 a.m.-12. (3109 University Dr.)

-- Are you skilled on the computer? Orange County Disability Council needs volunteers to help adults who have visual impairments with computer education in a classroom setting. April 22-May 15, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-5 pm. (2551 Homestead Rd.)

-- Help distribute brochures and flyers around town as part of the Street Team for the ArtsCenter of Carrboro.

-- Would you like to help an older adult in Orange County? 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.