Opportunities to volunteer in the community

Jan. 05, 2013 @ 08:36 AM





“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.”

-- Oprah Winfrey


Check out opportunities for giving your time and resources at www.handsontriangle.org or contact Lynn Odom at 919-613-5105.

-- Are you interested in helping someone learn to read? Attend an orientation at the Durham Literacy Center from 6-7 p.m. Dates are Jan. 9, 10 or 14. (1905 Chapel Hill Rd.)    

-- The Lions’ Literacy Lair at Glenn Elementary School is having one more training session on Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. at the school. Be a part of something great at Glenn Elementary!

-- Find out how you can be involved with refugees moving into our area. Attend the CWS orientation Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. (112 N. Duke St.)

-- Durham high schools are getting ready for End-of-Course tests. Hillside’s Career and Technical Education Department desperately needs proctors Jan. 11-16 from 7:30-10 a.m. The high school nearest you will need proctors as well. Call the school and ask how you can proctor.

-- A National Day of Service is set for Jan. 19, preceding the Presidential Inauguration. Participate by volunteering with Kramden at their Mini-Geek-a-Thon, with John Avery Boys & Girls Club by sprucing up the center or mending fences with the Coalition to Unchain Dogs.

-- MLK Day of Service is coming Jan. 21. Check out www.handsontriangle.org for info about projects in the Triangle.

-- If you like hanging out with cats, visit Paws4Ever and share the love with the kitties waiting for forever homes.  

-- Do you know someone who needs an internship this summer? Church World Service needs interns to work from May 20-Aug. 1.