Hope Church welcomes food pantry volunteers Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. to prepare grocery bags for Friday distribution. General duties require mobility and lifting. Walk-in volunteers are welcome. For more questions call the church at (618) 939-9089, the pantry (618) 939-9085, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click the icon to visit https://www.hopeforhim.com/food-pantry The pantry serves approximately 235 cars every Friday and feeds 2,000 people every month. Grocery or monetary donations also accepted Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or on Sunday mornings. The pantry is also looking for a volunteer box truck driver on Thursdays to pick up donations within a 50-mile radius.
Lawn Maintenance Volunteer
House of Neighborly Service is seeking lawn maintenance volunteers for mowing grass, pulling weeds, picking up sticks, raking leaves, and seasonal snow removal in Monroe County. Click the icon to visit the website or visit https://mocohouseofneighborlyservice.weebly.com For more questions or to volunteer, contact Tina Charron, email@example.com, 618-939-8900
Resale Shop Volunteer & Donations
Nice Twice at the Depot, 518 Park St. in Waterloo, seeks thrift shop volunteers and donations. The shop is open Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Proceeds directly support Camp Wartburg and campers who might need some extra financial assistance. Donations of collectibles, pre-owned furniture, gently-worn clothing, toys, household goods and other items can be made during regular shop hours. Contact the Nice Twice Manager to volunteer at 618-939-0311.
Helping Strays Volunteers and Donations
Volunteers of all ages and abilities are needed at Helping Strays. Younger volunteers can serve in the Rescue Reader program (12 years-of-age and younger) or in special projects and donation collection (13-15 years-of-age). Volunteers 16 years-of-age and older are needed in many capacities including front desk, special events, dog walking, laundry, feeding and watering, adoption events, and more. Volunteers pledge a minimum three-month commitment to volunteer 1-3 hours each week, or 2 half days per month. The application and more information is available on the website: https://www.helpingstrays.org/volunteer-opportunities/ Foster volunteers are encouraged to visit the Helping Strays website for more information and to complete an application: https://www.helpingstrays.org/volunteer-opportunities/fostering-for-helping-strays-first-base/ Monetary donations help discarded, displaced and lost pets find a home where they can once again give their affection to a human family. Your donation to Helping Strays helps us get those pets off the streets and into loving permanent homes. To make a donation, visit https://www.helpingstrays.org/make-a-donation/
Friend of a Senior with Grace Adoption
Become a "Friend" and share the love of Christ with a senior(s) in a senior care facility. For more information, please click the icon to visit the Grace Adoption website at http://graceadoptioninc.org Carol Eichelmann Turnquist is happy to answer more questions at (618) 304-4758 or firstname.lastname@example.org An orientation and resources are provided to volunteers. A background check is required. The organization also accepts financial support for the organization's business and resource expenses.
University of Illinois Extension: Monroe County 4-H
Workshop instructors, Judges, Club Leaders (either Special Interest Clubs or traditional Community Clubs). We have a variety of opportunities to serve youth in the county. It's best to contact to discuss options. Volunteers can be short term or longer term. For more information, visit https://extension.illinois.edu/mms/4-h-youth-development or contact Kelly Brandt: email@example.com, 618-939-3434
CASA of Southwestern IL
To recruit, train, supervise and support volunteers who advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children from the Judicial Systems of St. Clair, Madison, Monroe and Randolph Counties, in order to reduce the physical, emotional, intellectual and social impact of child maltreatment. CASA Volunteers Are Independent Investigators The Juvenile Judges determine which cases will be appointed CASA volunteers. Once appointed, CASA volunteers serve as the “eyes and ears” of the court. They independently research all aspects of their assigned child’s life (living conditions, family and school situation, medical needs, special needs, etc.), make sure the child is safe, and develop written, factual reports that include recommendations of the child’s best interest. These recommendations are read and seriously considered by each of the judges, and they often influence the judges’ final decisions regarding a child’s permanent placement. CASA Volunteers are Highly Trained CASA volunteers are carefully screened and receive 30 hours of comprehensive training plus 6 hours of court observation before they are sworn in as official CASA volunteers. In addition, CASA volunteers are required to earn 12 hours of inservice training credits each year through participation in special agency programs, outside events, books, as well as any other educational opportunities approved by Mechiko White, the agency’s Executive Director. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
History Museum of Monroe County
History Museum of Monroe County The History Museum Board welcomes, hopefully, several VOLUNTEERS to: provide technical and creative assistance regarding social media, photo programs, organizing historical photos, data entry and research; care of artifacts, facility and seasonal outdoor tasks (raking leaves, water plants, etc.). Changing and on-going task commitment agreed upon by volunteers and museum staff. Serve as a museum guide with another guide on weekends (Saturday & Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m.) Find us on FB and at www.monroecountyhistorymuseum.org. Our Volunteers, 15 years Old and UP, are the driving force behind the continued success of “YOUR” History Museum. As a non-profit, the History Museum of Monroe County receives no Federal, State or local funds and there are no paid staff. Your assistance would be sincerely appreciated! Questions, more information or a tour; text or call 618-514-1628.
Making Mission Quilts with Immanuel Lutheran Church Quilters Group
Your quilting gift is needed! Join the Immanuel Lutheran Church Quilters Group in Waterloo to help create Mission Quilts. Quilters meet on Tuesdays from 1-4 pm and on Thursdays from 1-7 pm at Immanuel Lutheran. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Help Lions Help Others
Help the Lions help others at their brat and hotdog fundraiser, June 1 at the bandstand with the talented Waterloo Municipal Band.