Smith Playground seeks Storytime readers
Smith Memorial Playground is seeking volunteers for its weeklyStorytime sessions. Volunteers select and read stories and to children 5 years old and younger at Smith The Kids’ Play Place in The Park. Time commitment is one Wednesday per month from 10-11am.
Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse is a non-profit organization located in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
For more information, emailhere.
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Volunteers need for Greenfest Philly 2012
With an expected attendance of 10,000-15,000 people,Greenfest Philly, taking place on Sunday, September 9th, is the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area.
This is Greenfest’s 7th year and will feature live music from bands like Cheers Elephant, a variety of food carts including Yumtown, a clothing swap and exhibitors like the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and Engineers Without Borders. In addition, SCA, one of Philadelphia’s most sustainable companies, will also be providing a scholarship fund for Green Innovators to exhibit their new and creative products for free.
Greenfest is looking for volunteers to work one or more shifts – which run from 8am-noon, 11am-3pm, and 2pm-6pm. Volunteers will perform a variety of tasks which include:
* Helping out at the Kid’s Zone
* Assisting with the clothing swap
* Directing festival attendees assisting exhibitors
* Being a Recycle Hero (where they are encouraged to wear a cool costume)
* Helping with setup/take down of the event
If interested in volunteering, contact Chris Minott or call 215-567-4004 x 113.
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Friends Hospice seeks volunteers
Friends Hospice cares for individuals and families facing terminal illness. There are volunteer opportunities that require as few as two to three hours per month or as much as half-time, or even full-time work.
Friends Hospice prefers a one to two-year commitment from volunteers, but is flexible. For those interested in participating in direct patient care, a 20-hour training course is required. Hours could range from daytime to the evening, depending on the volunteer work.
Volunteers are needed for community education and outreach, general office support, assistance with fundraising and public relations efforts, bereavement support, and support of hospice participants and their loved ones (running errands, preparing light meals, staying with a person to give family members a break, and lending emotional support and companionship).
For more information, visithere.
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