Revised Date and Several New Opportunities!

**REVISED date**

Name of Event/Activity:  2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Boca Raton

Date: Sunday, November 12th, 2017 (Set up on Saturday, November 11th, 2017)

Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Website: www.alz.org/walk

Contact info to register/sign up: Send emails to jsiesel@alz.org

**Original posting of this event can be found at the following link: https://pbccanblog.wordpress.com/2017/08/22/nearly-20-new-volunteer-opportunities/**

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Name of Organization: Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society
Name of Event/Activity: Youth Volunteer Corps for Ages 14-18
Location: Palm Beach Zoo
Details of volunteer activity: Have you ever wondered what is it like to work in a zoo? Do you like working with and meeting new friends? How about talking to people in small and large groups? If your answer is yes to these questions, then the YVC may be a perfect fit!
The 2017 Application Cycle is now OPEN! Application deadline is April 30.
Contact info to register/sign up: http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/volunteers  

 


 

Name of Organization: Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center
Details of volunteer activity: Volunteers range in age from 12 years old to retirees. There are many ways to help at Vinceremos; horse care, rider support, office help, maintenance – tell us what you like to do and we will be so grateful for your help! You don’t need horse experience to volunteer at Vinceremos. You just have to come willing to learn and experience the joy of helping those with disabilities.
  • Volunteers help with horse care and barn chores.
  • Volunteers help in the lessons helping with horses and riders.  You may lead the horse or sidewalk with the rider during lessons.
  • Office Volunteers assist with paperwork, database organization and phone coverage.
  • Special Event Volunteers assist us in every area during special events; the Benefit Auction or Special Olympics or other horse shows.
Contact info to register/sign up: For more information call the office at (561) 792- 9900 or email –volunteer@vinceremos.org

Date of Event/Activity: October 5th, 2017
Name of Event/Activity: The KVJ 5K Glo Run
Location: Downtown WPB
Hours: 5:30 PM -8:30 PM
Details of volunteer activity: We need volunteers to hand out medals and water throughout the course. We may also need help with check in. 
Website:  littlesmilesfl.org

 **For the events advertised below, please fill out a volunteer form at the following link: www.aaodog.org; email blasts will be sent out when volunteers are needed – DO NOT just show up – shirts available for a donation fee of $15 to wear at the event**

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Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, October 21st
Location: Along the North side of Okeechobee Blvd, between the Australian Ave off-ramp and the I-95
Hours: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Details of volunteer activity: Volunteers will help clear the old landscaping, so that it can be replaced in the near future. Volunteers will also remove plant overgrowth, litter and exotic plant species. The City of West Palm Beach will provide all necessary tools and supplies that volunteers may need, including cold water.
Volunteers are to park in the Marriott West Palm Beach parking lot, as there are marked parking spaces when entering from Okeechobee for guests. We will all meet in that parking lot, and walk over to the work site at 9:00 AM together.
**This event is going to be limited to the first 50 volunteers that are at least 16 years of age, and confirm their attendance. If there is an overwhelming response, we will work on putting together a second volunteer event (please see event flyer and volunteer application attached below). **
Website:  littlesmilesfl.org
Contact info to register/sign up:  Call Brandon Zickar at (561) 804-4938, or email at bmzickar@wpb.org

Get Back on Track with 8 New Events!

On behalf of Palm Beach County Community Angel Network, we hope everyone fared well and stayed safe during Hurricane Irma. We look forward to helping everyone jump right back in helping their community with new volunteer opportunities!


New Events:
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**Make sure to complete and return the following forms for processing PRIOR to volunteering**:

Organization: Pet Haven Rescue

If you are in need of community service hours, you may collect any of the following items to earn credit. You must COLLECT these items from neighbors, friends and family. This will increase awareness about responsible pet ownership and Pet Haven Rescue.
For more information, please call at (561) 719-7914 or email info@pethavenrescue.org.

  Job / Item Needed

Quantity Needed

Credit Hours Given

H.E. or standard laundry detergent (ARM & HAMMER)
1 gallon 5
Clorox Cleanup 2 gallons 2
Paper towels (HEAVY DUTY)
12 rolls 5
Dog toys “like new” 2 toys 2
Heavy-duty trash bags any size 10 count or higher 5
Fabulouso Cleaner 2 bottles 2
Towels, Blankets, Sheets “like new” 5 5
Comforter / Blanket “like new” 1 5
Gift cards to Petsmart, Office Depot, Publix, Walmart, Target, Gas (RECEIPT MUST BE PRESENTED)
$10.00 2
Large dog beds 1 bed 5
Throw/area rugs 1 medium 5
Toddler sized beds and mattresses 1 10

Date of Event/Activity:  Volunteers are always needed at The Guatemalan Maya Center
Name of Event/Activity: Outreach to help with applications, snap, or organizing our warehouse donation room
Location:  430 North G Street  Lake Worth, Florida 33460
Hours: Mondays and Thursdays from 8 AM to 7 PM, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 AM to 5 PM
Details of volunteer activity:  Fema applications, Access applications, tutoring, citizenship classes, organizing our donation room
Contact info to register/sign up:  Call Mara Martinez at (561) 713-6414, Micaela Martin at (561) 713-6389, or Tim Gamwell at (305) 607-2710

Organization: Seminole Trails Elementary School
October 19th-
Seminole Trails Elementary Kreative Kids Literacy Night from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.   Volunteers will assist coordinators with “set-up”, greet parents, etc. Contact heather.tucker@palmbeachschools.org for more details or to volunteer.
 
 
October 27th-
Seminole Trails Elementary Pumpkin Bash; Volunteers will assist PTO with set up, running events, greeting parents, assisting students, and clean-up after event from 5:00pm to 8:30pm. Contact rosalee.park@palmbeachschools.org for more details or to volunteer. 
 
October 27th-
Seminole Trails Elementary Book Fair; Volunteers will assist media center with setting up for Book Fair, greeting parents, helping students with book selection, and clean-up from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Contact lisa.seymour@palmbeachschools.org for more details or to volunteer. 

Date of Event: February 5-11, 2018
Juniors will be needed only on Friday-Sunday of this week: February 9-11, 2018
Name: Boca Raton Regional Hospital Championship, the type of volunteers needed are:
Juniors: Standard Bears, Scoring Tent Runners
We encourage juniors who are 12 and up to apply for volunteering for these positions. If they are younger and want to participate, we ask that a parent will be there with them. We have had some juniors that are younger than 10 and it was a success.
Adults and College students: Everything else that is on the list. We are always in need of more Marshals for the tournament to help on the tee box (make sure people are behind the ropes etc.), and to help with crowd crossing to the next hole.
There is also a promotion going on until September 3rd that all volunteers (other than juniors and collegiate) will have a discounted rate for their fee which will underwrite costs of uniforms and help with donations to the hospital.
 
Contact: 
Ali Naugle, Volunteer Coordinator
Office Phone: 561-241-4653

Organization Name: Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, October 14th

Name of Event/Activity: Countdown2Zero Adoption Event

Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center

Hours: 6 AM – 5 PM

Details of volunteer activity: There are over 15 positions for volunteers that are 17 years of age or older

Website: www.countdown2zero.org

Contact info to register/sign up: http://peggyadamsanimalrescueleague.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=23987

6 New Volunteer Opportunities Available!

**Date, contact information, and address for the following event are provided in the flyer below**00001Age Requirement: Preferably age 14 and older, some knowledge of tennis is helpful but NOT mandatory. Adults are welcome to volunteer as well.

Hours: 8:30am-1pm (Pizza also provided)


Category: Animals 

Organization Name: A Second Chance Puppies and a Kittens Rescue

Hours: Varies 

Detail of Volunteer Needs: Event Volunteering

Age Requirement: If you are under 14, a parent or guardian must be present while volunteering

Website: http://www.asecondchancerescue.org/info/display?PageID=9599 

Contact info to register/sign up:

http://www.asecondchancerescue.org/info/file?file=18582.pdf  or e-mail at

volunteer@asecondchancerescue.org


Category: Children 

Organization Name: Boys and Girls Club

Hours: Varies 

Detail of Volunteer Needs: 

  • Artist Extraordinaire- provide opportunities for our members to create master pieces.
  • Entertainment Liaison- teach dance, singing, theater, music, etc.
  • Movement Coach- assist in physical activities, sports, and games.
  • Tutor- assist members with afterschool work.
  • Greeter- provide assistance for the arrival and departure of all members, volunteers, parents, and guests.
  • Future Maker- general volunteering, provide assistance where needed in any of the departments.

Age Requirement: N/A

Website: http://m.bgcpbc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.volunteering&redir=1& 

Contact info to register/sign up: https://good.samaritan.com/custom/507/index.php 


Category: Homeless

Date: Wednesday, September 27th

Organization Name: Habitat for Humanity

Name of Event: Volunteer Orientation in Jupiter 

Hours: 4pm -5pm

Detail of Volunteer Needs: Construction, thrift store, office

Age requirement: N/A

Website: http://www.habitatpbc.org/

Contact info to register/sign up: https://www.habitatpbc.org/event/detail/pid/131/id/302/instance/20170927


Category: Homeless 

Organization Name: Hannah’s Home

Hours: Varies 

Detail of Volunteer Needs: Prayer team, administrative, cleaning service, public relations, tutors, 

Age Requirement: N/A

Website: http://hannahshomesf.org/volunteer.html

Contact info to register/sign up: hhsf@hannahshomesf.org


Category: Education

Organization Name: Center for Creative Education

Hours: Monday-Thursday 5pm-8pm

Detail of Volunteer Needs: 

  •  Class Assistance once or twice a week
  • Helping at the front desk
  • Help with student attendance (Sign-In and Sign-Out)
  • Distribute name tags
  • Monitor students while out of class (Bathroom, Water Fountain)
  • Take photos of students in class for organization documentation
  • Assist teaching artists in class as needed
  • Assisting with various other tasks

Age Requirement: 16 and older 

Website: http://cceflorida.org/volunteer/

Contact info to register/sign up: http://cceflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/volunteer-application-form-06152017.pdf

Hurricane Harvey Build-A-Box

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Calling all students to create a shoe box filled with toiletries for the flood victims of Hurricane Harvey!!! 

Mo and Sally from the Morning Show on Kool 105.5 are collecting your filled box at the following Whole Foods locations on Tuesday, Sept. 5th:

  • Whole Foods Market at the Palm Beach Outlets 8am – 10am
  • Whole Foods Market in Wellington 4pm – 6pm

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Be creative and decorate your box if you have extra time. You can even include a note of inspiration! Send us a picture of your filled box before drop off with your name, grade, and school. info@pbccan.org