8 New Volunteer Opportunities!

Date of Event: June 4, 2016 @ Rapids Water Park
Special Olympics Florida is helping to host the Palm Beach Duck Dash:
Name of event: Palm Beach Duck Dash
Hours: N/A
Details of volunteer activity: Specified once signed up for e-mail notifications
Contact infohttp://www.duckrace.com/palmbeach/volunteer (*Must sign up here for volunteering request*)

Date of Event: Last Friday of every month
Name of Event: Cafe Mouette by Seagull Services
Location
: 3879 West Industrial Way, West Palm Beach, Florida 33404
Hours: Lunch hour, call for more details
Details of volunteer activity: Seagull Industries for the Disabled treats their clients to a French inspired café day on last Friday of every month. Volunteers are needed for hosting and providing companionship during the lunch meal.
Website: http://seagull.org/
Contact info: Elizabeth @ (561) 842-5814, Ext. 111



Date of Event: Ongoing
Name of Event: Front Desk and Receptionist at Center for Creative Education
Location: 425 24th Street Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours: Mon through Thu between 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and Fri between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 3 or 4 hours once or twice a week
Details of volunteer activity: Center for Creative Education is looking for volunteers for general office work like filing, mailing and copying , helping at the front desk, answering the phone, receiving visitors,  and other activities as needed. Volunteer should have good interpersonal skills and must be at least 16 years old. Drivers license required for background check.
Websitehttp://cceflorida.org/volunteer/
Contact info: Nelson Pino at 561-805-9927 ext 210 or email at nelsonp@CCEflorida.org


Date of Event: Orientation on Thu Jun 09, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Name of Event: School Based Mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Location: 1700 Kirk Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Hours: Orientation on Thu Jun 09, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. During school year, one hour per week (aftercare). Must commit for one complete school year.
Details of volunteer activity: Attend the orientation and earn 3 hours and a certificate of completion. During school year, mentor an elementary school child, 1 hour a week, for a commitment of one complete school year. Help your ‘Little’ with homework, and entertain with board games.
Websitehttp://www.mentorbig.org/volunteer/
Contact info: Call 561.296.0916 or email LCherilus@mentorbig.org


The Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches will be taking place at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 21Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, hospitality, sport clinics and a variety of other areas. Volunteers receive an event t-shirt, access to the hospitality area, and volunteer hours can be applied to community service requirements.  If you would like to volunteer, please complete this information and return to Missy Gard at mgard@palmbeachsports.com or 561.233.3125 (fax). Volunteer application and waiver formhttp://cdn.trustedpartner.com/docs/library/PBSports2013/KFF/2016/Volunteer%20Application%20And%20Waiver.pdf



The USA Badminton National Championships is in need of 20 – 30 volunteers daily for an event beginning Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th. The event will take place in the Palm Beach County Convention Cente 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401. The duties will consist of control desk runner, messengers, registration assistants, hospitality, ticket takers, ushers, player’s lounge and line judges. If you are available and interested in volunteering, please email Missy at mgard@palmbeachsports.com.


Weekly “Vegetable Gleaning” continues every Saturday and Sunday.
Date of Event: Saturday’s: (Nov.-July) 8:45am – noon Sunday’s: (Jan. – Apr.) 8:45am – noon Name of Event: CROS Ministries: “Vegetable Gleaning: A Food Recovery Strategy” Volunteer: Enter grower’s fields and pick the produce that is left over after the commercial harvest. The recovered produce is then given to the Palm Beach County Food Bank for distribution.
Hours: Saturday’s: (Nov.-July) 8:45am – noon Sunday’s: (Jan. – Apr.) 8:45am – noon
Website: crosministries.org
Contact: Keith Cutshall: kcutshall@crosministries.org (561)233-9009

Volunteers needed! Handout summer flyers for Savannah’s Cards 4 Kids Program & Teen Benefit Parties

Flyers to be distributed at schools/universities/clubs/churches/activity/daycare centers/libraries

Volunteers under 16 need accompanying parent

Contact for more details: Call Mark or Matt Chesney at 561.223.9717 or email at Volunteer@mycharity4kids.org

 

Summer Volunteer Opportunity: Photography Assistant

Date of Event: June – August 2016

Name of Event: Youth Workshops at Palm Beach Photographic Centre

Location: 415 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Hours: Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm

Details of volunteer activity: Teachers’ assistants needed. Responsible for performing teaching-related duties to assist Instructors, students and other staff members

Website: http://www.workshop.org/index.php

Contact info: Call 561.253.2600 or email at info@workshop.org

Summary:  Responsible for performing teaching-related duties to assist Instructors, students and other staff members.

Responsibilities

Include but not limited to:

  • Arrive no less than 30 minutes before scheduled class start time.
  • Prepare classroom for students (i.e., turning on power, turning on computers, aligning chairs, verify air conditioner properly set).
  • Support Instructor by loading any class required materials onto MACs (materials will be provided by Instructor).
  • Ensure proper usage of projection equipment including correct VGA adapter installation and use of sleep mode during rest and meal breaks.
  • Enforce classroom and/or studio rules including no open containers or food in the classroom.
  • Respond only to student questions that are directed to the TA.
  • Defer student questions to the Instructor if uncertain of correct answer or a general interest topic.
  • Observe students to assist those whose appearance indicates class content difficulty. Gently assist, when possible.  Kneeling next to student is preferred (avoids blocking other students view).
  • Maintain positive, customer service oriented demeanor during class.
  • Pose as model for students in Studio and Photo walks, as needed.
  • During photo walks: Monitor student whereabouts, monitor safe passage of students through intersections, ensure students are not lost and take a photo of students and instructor if instructed to do so (requires student approval and model release).
  • Assist students as directed by Instructor.
  • After class ends, remove class and student specific files on last day of class. Straighten room and turn off power.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in use of MAC computers
  • Knowledgeable in use of at least one major camera brand and general photography
  • Driving record must be clear for the preceding 3 years
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and/or pull up to ten pounds
  • Must be able to stoop and bend to assist seated students

 

Attire and Grooming

 Palm Beach Photographic Centre volunteers must be well groomed.  The business casual dress code applies to all volunteers.  Clothing must be free from rips, tears, advertising and slogans.  Minimal jewelry (no more than one piercing or set of earrings) is acceptable. PBPC is a fragrance free workplace (use of perfumes, scented lotions and sprays are prohibited).  Beach and casual attire, including but not limited to shorts, tank tops, spaghetti straps and flip-flops are prohibited.  If it is a manual labor role, such as painting or furniture moving, casual attire is acceptable and closed toe shoes must be worn.  For full details request a copy of the Grooming and Attire SOP via email to  info@workshop.org.

 

 

 

Summer Volunteering: Teens Teach Tech!

Date of Event: 2nd week of June through July

Name of Event: Teens Teach Tech! at The Society of the Four Arts

Location: The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Hours: flexible but at least a few hours one day a week

Orientation at 10:00AM, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at King Library

Details of volunteer activity: Teens Teach Tech pairs teens ages 15-18 with library patrons who wish to learn more about computers, tablets, Facebook, Skype, smartphones and even some cameras. The one-on-one tutorials will take place in the King Library by appointment, and are offered at no charge.

Website: http://www.fourarts.org

Summer Volunteer at the Red Apple Supply Store!

Date of Event: Tue/Thu/Fri/Some Sat

Name of Event: Store Assistant at Red Apple Supplies

Location: 2600 Florida Ave., Unit D West Palm Beach, FL  33401

Hours: SUMMER VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE

May & June: Tue/Thu/Fri/Some Sat 9 am – 1pm

July / August dates TBD
If available, please respond with the date and a two-hour minimum time block
Details of volunteer activity: The goal of Red Apple Supplies summer volunteer projects is to prepare the facility for our initial Back to School season.  Though not all inclusive, the following will be what a volunteer could expect to be assigned to for each scheduled session:
.    Sort, organize and stock donated/purchased product
.    Research values and set distribution quantities
.    Add descriptive signage to departments and product
.    Build and set retail display racks
.    Create inviting displays and creative uses of outdated items
.    Shop maintenance, as needed

Website: EducationFoundationPBC.org

Contact info: Lloyd Evans , Store Manager at (561) 951-5527 or email at Lloyd@EducationFoundationPBC.org

Walk Shelter Dogs This Summer!

Date: All days of the week

Event: Walk shelter dogs at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control

Location: 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, 33411

Hours: Mon – Fri 11am – 6pm or Sat 10am-5pm or Sun 11am – 4pm

Details of volunteer activity: Palm Beach Animal Shelter is looking for shelter dog walkers all days of the week. They also have a playgroup program that currently runs 5-6 days a week in the dog adoption kennel.  Playgroups tend to run from 9am – Noon every morning

Website: http://www.pbcgov.com/publicsafety/animalcare/

Contact info: Tammy Roberts at 561-233-1281 or email at troberts@pbcgov.org

Happy Second Birthday to CAN!

On this day two years ago, Community Angel Network went live on the Internet. Since then, we have received thousands of page views and have hosted several highly successful projects. Our text service continues to grow every day, and our directory has almost 200 nonprofit organizations.

Thank you for your continued support of CAN; here’s to the many exciting things to come in this next year!

Renee Runge

Founder & President of Community Angel Network, Inc. 

Two Summer Events

The Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches will be taking place at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 21Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, hospitality, sport clinics and a variety of other areas. Volunteers receive an event t-shirt, access to the hospitality area, and volunteer hours can be applied to community service requirements.
If you would like to volunteer, please complete this information and return to Missy Gard at mgard@palmbeachsports.com or 561.233.3125 (fax). Volunteer application and waiver formhttp://cdn.trustedpartner.com/docs/library/PBSports2013/KFF/2016/Volunteer%20Application%20And%20Waiver.pdf

The USA Badminton National Championships is in need of 20 – 30 volunteers daily for an event beginning Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th. The event will take place in the Palm Beach County Convention Cente 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401. The duties will consist of control desk runner, messengers, registration assistants, hospitality, ticket takers, ushers, player’s lounge and line judges.
If you are available and interested in volunteering, please email your choice of dates and times to Missy at mgard@palmbeachsports.com.
Volunteer schedule is as follows: 
Schedule:
Friday, June 3 
Noon – 9P
11:45 – 3:15
3:00 – 6:30
6:15 – 9:15
Saturday, June 4
9A –      9P
8:45 – 12:00
11:45 – 3:15
3:00 – 6:30
6:15 – 9:15
Sunday, June 5
9A –      3P
8:45 – 12:00
11:45 – 3:15