Here are some opportunities for volunteer service

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

“No matter how big and powerful government gets, and the many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.”

-- Ronald Reagan  

Check out these opportunities on www.handsontriangle.org or contact Dalia Place for more details at (919) 613-4515 or dalia@thevolunteercenter.org.

-- Do you like to camp out! Help EarthShare NC with marketing and tracking participating groups for this state-wide event to celebrate NC’s natural environment.

-- Join Panther Creek High school students to clean up Jordan Lake April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Army Corps of Engineers East Gate Access off Pea Ridge Road. 

-- Do you appreciate nature? And do you enjoy children? Come help the Y during the Healthy Kids Day event on April 26!

-- Did you know that you could help pet adoptions by hanging out at the Streets at Southpoint? Help Paw4Ever raise $1,000+ during the Belk Charity Day Sale! Patrons buy $5 discount tickets and get $5 off a purchase at Belk.

-- Are you interested in what Durham Public Schools is doing to increase literacy? Join them for the Literacy Summit, May 3 at Brogden Middle School. Pre-register at www.dpsnc.net/literacy-summit.

-- Become a Parent Supporter to new mothers with Welcome Baby by calling them weekly.

-- Would you like to help save our landfills by helping people recycle and reuse? Find out how you can get involved at the Scrap Exchange by attending an info session on May 18.

-- All elementary, middle and high schools will need proctors for end-of-grade tests beginning in mid-May. Give a few hours to serve our local teachers and students. Call any school near you for more details.

-- Be a camp counselor at the ArtsCenter during their ArtsCamp this summer. Application deadline is May 2.