(KLTV) - Would you like to meet some new people while helping others in need? Here's a list of places who could use your helping hand.
Volunteer Central —where volunteering through Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) makes the difference in the community.
People Attempting To Help, a 33 year old, faith-based nonprofit organization seeks compassionate people to help in reception, the food pantry, casework, and youth mentors through Bev's Kid Reach. PATH is open Monday through Thursday from 8am until 6pm. Contact Mark at 903-617-2821 or email@example.com to learn more.
City of Tyler Volunteer Tyler Program – Parks Inspection
Volunteer Tyler encourages East Texas residents to participate in their municipal government. The program offers opportunities for both youth (age 12+) and adult volunteers to serve throughout the many departments within the City of Tyler. Our highlighted volunteer opportunity this week: Accessible Parking Enforcement, Any Day, Any Daylight Hour. Duties include city-wide inspection for accessible parking violations. Required to complete a 4-hour training and take an oath of office. Also requires personal vehicle, camera usage to document violation, and ability to write a citation. Information: Volunteer Tyler @ 903.531.1100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospice of East Texas
Volunteers change lives! Great training, great people, and great experiences are ahead for volunteers at The Hospice of East Texas. Be a friendly face and a caring "new friend" who visits with patients at their homes while caregivers take a much needed break; or visit a patient at a nursing home and brighten their day. Volunteers currently needed in Lindale. Visit our website to learn more about this non-profit hospice – www.hospiceofeasttexas.org. For more information, please call Marleen Elkins at 903-266-3460.
Heart to Heart Hospice
Want to try something new, yet rewarding? We are looking for exceptional volunteers to provide companionship and emotional support to those embracing end of life. No experience needed! For more information contact Carrie Blackwell at 903-593-6619.
UT Health Tyler
Volunteers are needed to assist patients get to their departments in the hospital, to give information and directions, to assist with sales in the gift shop, assist in the lab, and to hostess in the Breast Care Center. Volunteers must be able to walk well and push a wheelchair. We ask our volunteers to commit to one 4-hour shift per week. These opportunities are Mon-Fri between 5:30 AM and 8:00 PM. Complete application on line: www.etmc.org/volunteer or reach Joyce Brown at 903-531-8199 or email@example.com
North Tyler Developmental Academy
Enjoy working in a positive work environment? The Academy is in need of office help to answer phones, do filing and small office jobs. Information: Ms. White at (903) 592-3671 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meals on Wheels Ministry
We dedicated to helping the elderly and disabled remain independent in their own homes as long as possible. We prepare and deliver a hot lunch to our client's homes Monday through Thursday. Our volunteers usually come once a week to pick up the hot food and deliver a route. They provide their own vehicle and each route takes 1 to 1 ½ hours to deliver. We have volunteer sites in Tyler and 24 other towns within our 6-county service area. Information: Debbie Zea @ 903-525-0928 or go to www.mowmet.org
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities and shifts in our many hospitals and clinics. Volunteers assist our patients, visitors, and staff in our Gift Shop, Information Desks, waiting rooms, and nursing units. Days and times are flexible.