Please look below at the volunteer opportunities offered to you throughout the community!

One-Time Volunteer Opportunity:

Florence Main Street
Where:
301 N. Pine Street, Florence, AL
When: Feb. 6, 8:00am-3:00pm (multiple shifts available)
What: Volunteers needed to help with the 2016 Chocolate Crawl in Downtown Florence.
8:00am - 10:00am - need volunteers to help blow up balloons and distribute to participating businesses. 10:00am - 3:00pm need volunteers to help with the registration/information tent.
Contact: Molly Austin, info@florencemainstreet.org
256-760-9648

National Park Service
Where: Rock Springs area on the Natchez Trace
When: Feb. 6 at 10:00am until 2:00pm
What: The NPS has asked for help in keeping this site clear of evasive plants and plant trees to help with the erosion problem. On this day we will begin to plant trees in the first phase of this project. Bring your own food and snacks. Water will be provided but bringing your own drink would be good too. All  tools and equipment will be provided such as shovels, rakes and gloves.
Contact: Annie Perry (256) 415-0700 or Charles Rose (256) 366-1937

Autism Society of Alabama
http://www.autism-alabama.org/
Where: The Golf Club in Anderson, AL
When: April 22nd (afternoon) and April 23 (morning)
What: We need around 5 volunteers to help with our Angels for Autism Golf Scramble. Task may include driving the Grand Prize Auto from University Honda to Clubhouse, witness tee shot and green on hole #7 and help with putting contest. Any golf experience is helpful, but not required!
Contact: Marshall Marlow Sr., info@autism-alabama.org
256-247-1867

Reoccurring:

United Way of Northwest Alabama
http://www.uwnwal.org
Where: 118 E Mobile St, Suite 300; Florence, AL 35630
What: We could use 4 volunteers on a recurring basis to help our 211 Information and Referral update out 211 resource database. We anticipate this project could take several weeks with 1-2 hours/week spent making calls to existing resources in our 6 county coverage area to verify and update information. This is something we have to do on a yearly basis so any assistance would be greatly appreciated. We could also use a few volunteers with event planning expertise and/or desire to help plan our 2016 Annual Meeting to take place on Tuesday, April 5th.
Contact: Beth Haddock, bhaddock@uwshoals.org
256-764-5892

Keller Hospice
Where: 404 W. Avalon Ave. Suite 102, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
What: Hospice Volunteers are special and a very important part of the hospice team. Patient Care Volunteers visit with patients and their families. These visits might include reading to the patient, relieving the caregiver for a short time or "just being there". Volunteers are also needed in the office to assist staff with answering the phone and general office duties. In different ways, each volunteer touches the lives of patients and families. Found out how YOU can make a difference in someone's life!!
Contact: Tina Pitt, tina.pitt@lhcgroup.com
256-314-1204

Heart of Alabama Save Rescue Adopt (HASRA)
http://HASRA.org
Where: 4101 Highway 72, Killen, Al. 35645
What: Cleaning pens, cleaning play areas, washing dishes, doing laundry, walking dogs, spending quality time with the animals
Contact: Debbie Rappuhn, drappuhn@aol.com 
256-810-8170

MAMA's Turtles
What: Owner needs help cleaning out rooms, and also possibly cleaning up sanctuary.
Contact: Debra Marsh, turtlelady157@gmail.com 
256-217-9025

Boy Scouts of America
http://www.1bsa.org
Where: 2211 Drake Ave SW Huntsville, AL
What: We have a Cub Scout Pack that meets at Kilby School on Wednesday afternoons after school, 3:15 PM. All volunteers will need to fill out a BSA Adult Volunteer Application, pass a background check and take Youth Protection Training. No experience in Scouting is necessary, but would be helpful. 2-4 Volunteers needed.
Contact: Daniel Giles, daniel.giles@scouting.org
256-810-8170

Shoals Theatre
http://www.shoalstheatre.org
Where: 123 N. Seminary Street, Florence, Alabama 35630
What: We need volunteers for a variety of jobs: backstage during shows, set building and construction, maintenance, etc.
Contact: Steve Price, steve@shoalstheatre.org
256-764-1700

Dogs on Deployment
http://www.dogsondeployment.org
What: For information on how to help, please contact Lara Knight.
Contact: Lara Knight, larabeth.pm@gmail.com
205-527-5235

SouthernCare Hospice
http://www.southerncarehospice.com
Where: 239 Azalea Dr Florence, AL 35630
What: We are currently seeking motivated individuals to become a huge part of our team. We need volunteers to help us out by providing companionship to our patients when they just need to be lifted up, as well as helping with events and activities. We go to various facilities and do activities with not only our patients but the other residence as well. We also do individual crafts for our patients just to let them know someone is thinking about them. There are so many possibilities with our company.
Contact: Ashlyn Glenn, aglenn@curohs.com
256-366-1654

United Way of Northwest Alabama: Success By 6
http://www.uwnwal.org
Where: 118 E. Mobile St. Suite 300
What: We send volunteers to read in local pre-schools who request them. We will provide the books. We have pre-schools in both Lauderdale and Colbert Counties. Time needed is around 30mins to 1 hour.
When: When schools request. Contact below for more information.
Contact: Emily Rhodes, successby6@uwshoals.org
256-764-5892

 

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