May 22, 2010
Volunteer Opportunities: Help library with new Job Lab
RACINE PUBLIC LIBRARY JOB LAB
The Racine Public Library is opening a Job Lab on the second floor. Volunteers are needed to assist job seekers with searching and applying for jobs, writing resumes, applying for benefits and basic computer skills. Training and materials will be provided. Basic computer skills are required and resume writing experience is preferred.
VOLUNTEERS FOR BAKE SALE AT FARMERS MARKET
The HOPES Center will have a bake sale at the Downtown Racine Farmers Market on Saturday, June 5. Volunteers are needed to work the stand at State and Erie from 7 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and also from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
BAKERS AND PRICERS NEEDED FOR HOPES CENTER FUND RAISER
Donations of homemade baked goods are requested for the HOPES Center bake sale on June 5. Pies, sweet breads, cookies, cakes, loaves of bread, and rolls can be dropped off at the HOPES Center at 506 7th Street on Friday, June 4, until 7 p.m., or brought to the sale at State and Erie on Saturday morning starting at 6:30 a.m. Items should be placed on a paper plate in a baggie and labeled if they contain nuts. Help pricing items is needed on June 4 from 5-8 p.m.
RELAY FOR LIFE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
This year’s annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life event is scheduled for Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12. There are several areas that need volunteers to make these two days a successful fundraiser as well as a celebration of lives and lives lived. Shifts are available.
PARTY ON THE PAVEMENT NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
Sixth Street Players are holding a Brat Fry fund raiser during Party on the Pavement, October 2nd, at the Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth Street, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Volunteers are needed to staff the concession booth and to usher the theatre performances. Two and four hour shifts are available. Party on the Pavement in Downtown Racine has become the city's premier street festival. The Sixth Street Theatre participates yearly in this event with FREE theatre and a concession stand selling Brats, Hot Dogs, Chips and Soda.
RADD DANCE CLUB EVENT
Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (RADD) needs volunteers to help check in participants who are attending the RADD Dance Club Event at 3131 Taylor Avenue. You may also be asked to help monitor the dance area and socialize with the participants. Event meets every second Tuesday of the month from 6 - 8 pm. Volunteers will meet at least 15 minutes prior to dance starting. Other duties may include cleaning up tables, removing and discarding soda cans and other items after the event. May also take down table and put into storage area. Must be 17 years or older with a clear communal history. Experience with special needs individuals beneficial.