(KLTV) - There are a number of great organizations who could use a helping hand or two....check out this week's list!
Volunteer Central —where volunteering through Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) makes the difference in the community.
Heart to Heart Hospice
Have you ever wondered how you could help others in your community during one of the most important times in their lives? Have you ever wondered how to live life to the fullest every day and help others do the same? We have opportunities for YOU! No experience necessary. Contact Carrie Blackwell for more information 903-593-6619.
City of Tyler – Building Services
Our highlighted volunteer opportunity this week: Building Services Special Project, Any day Monday-Friday, any hour 8:00 – 4:00. Digitize plans for electronic filing. Some use of a 3-step ladder to remove plans from storage. Located at 423 W. Ferguson. 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 Longview and the surrounding area. 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.
We need volunteers for our "A Day at the Lake" on July 15th from 4-7. The event is at the Green Acres Retreat Center on Lake Tyler. Volunteers will help with food, monitoring games, and clean-up. Information: Bailey at: (903)752-2556 or email@example.com.
North Tyler Developmental Academy
We are looking for volunteers with and without animals to help at various facilities in the East Texas area. Our next volunteer orientation will be on Tuesday, August 8 from 6-8pm at the Therapet Training Center, 225 E. Amherst, Ste. 200, Tyler, TX 75701. Information: (903)535-2125 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals on Wheels Ministry
We dedicated to helping the elderly and disabled remain independent in their homes as long as possible. We prepare and deliver a hot lunch to our client's homes Monday – 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 areas.
Information: Debbie Zea @ 903-525-0928 or go to www.mowmet.org
UT Health Tyler
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.