Printed on: September 30, 2012

VOLUNTEERS


Volunteers publish as space permits. Call 542-6781 or email calendars@ postregister.com.

FOUNDATION FOR ASPIRING MUSICIANS: Volunteers are needed to teach beginner guitar and piano family music programs. Call 709-7062 or email artistsinprogress @foundationforaspiringmusicians.org.

THE GABLES OF AMMON: Volunteers are needed to spend time with lively, active elderly people. Call 535-0090.

GIRL SCOUTS: Volunteers are needed to be Girl Scout leaders for grades kindergarten to 12. Volunteers are especially needed to form a new Daisy (kindergarten and first grade) troop. You must be 21 years old. Training and mentoring is provided. Call Christi by Nov. 1, 2011, at 569-2832.

GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER: Volunteers are needed to help iron clothing and assist with resident outings. Call 523-4795.

HANDS OF HOPE HOSPICE: Volunteers are needed to provide companionship for hospice patients. Training is provided and scheduling is flexible. Call 523-7441.

HEARTS FOR HOSPICE: A variety of volunteer opportunities are available including family support, special event planning and caregiver respite. Call 552-1177.

HELP INC: This child abuse prevention center needs volunteers. Call 522-5545.

HOSPICE OF EASTERN IDAHO: This nonprofit agency needs volunteers to provide administrative support and assist terminally ill patients and their families. Training is provided. Call 529-0342.

IDAHO ART LAB, ST. ANTHONY: This nonprofit art education organization needs adult volunteers in the art center, gallery and pottery and ceramics labs. Shifts are available anytime during the 40-hour work week, Tuesday through Saturday. Call 932-0893 or email info@idahoartlab .org.

IDAHO FALLS ARTS COUNCIL: Daytime and evening art gallery docents are needed. Call 522-0471, ext. 102, or email csmith @idahofallsarts.org.

IDAHO FALLS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK: Adult volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesdays or 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Other weekday positions are available. Call 538-0853.

IDAHO FALLS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: Volunteers are needed to work in the ReStore, 238 Northgate Mile, Monday through Saturday. No retail experience is necessary. Visit www.idahofallshabitat.org or the ReStore.

IDAHO FALLS SYMPHONY SOCIETY: Volunteers are needed for office help and to usher at concerts. Call 529-1080.

IDAHO HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE: Volunteers are needed to assist with hospice care patients. Training is provided. Call 528-2877 or 232-1122.

MILITARY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE: Call Mike at 523-1010, ext. 12.

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY: Caring, compassionate individuals are needed to serve as volunteers with patients and their families. Training is provided, and hospital discounts apply. Contact Joni Lindberg at jlindberg@ mvhospital.net.

MUSEUM OF IDAHO: Adult volunteers are needed to fill docent and cashier positions. Call Susan at 522-1400 ext. 3009.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION: The volunteer Citizen Advisory Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday at Ammon City Hall. Apply at www.ci.ammon.id.us or call Ken Knoch at 612-4040.

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program): Volunteers 55 and older are needed to serve at any of 155 locations. Call 522-5391, ext. 1052 or 1036.

TAUTPHAUS PARK ZOO: Volunteers 18 and older are needed to join fellow wildlife enthusiasts. Call 612-8418.

WARREN HOUSE: Volunteers are needed for all hours to assist and support the elderly. Call 677-8212.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: A volunteer is needed to coordinate driving instructors and classes. Training is provided. Call Ervin at 337-4647 or Rebecca at 684-3280.

ADVOCARE: This nonprofit care group for those who suffer from spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, Parkinsons disease, stroke, etc. is seeking volunteers. Call 745-1005 or 745-6575.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: Volunteers are needed for Reach to Recovery, Look Good Feel Better and Road to Recovery. Call 552-4916 or email tracy.dixon@cancer .org.

AMERICAN RED CROSS: The Greater Idaho chapter of the American Red Cross seeks volunteers for events coordination, training coordination, IT support, office support, and local/national disaster response. Visit www.red crossidaho.org or call (800) 853-2570 ext. 702.