Updated: 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2012 | Posted: 8:06 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2012
United Way volunteer opportunities available
Boys and Girls Club of Dayton is seeking volunteers for education and marketing internship positions. The Boys and Girls Club offers a stipend based on performance for those students taking the internship for credit. Go online to www.VolunteerDayton.org to view eligibility requirements and intern responsibilities, and other internship opportunities with the Boys and Girls Club.
Life Resource Center is seeking volunteer mentors for young mothers. Help the center support young, low-income moms nurture their children while you serve as a role model for positive parenting during an eight-month commitment. The next mentor training will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8. The Toddlers of Teens program will begin from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13. All classes are held Thursday nights. For more information, call Elaine at (937) 223-9227 or email email@example.com.
United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton is seeking volunteers to promote and sell duck adoptions for the ninth annual Rubber Duck Regatta. Volunteers will attend local festivals in the Dayton area during the summer, such as the German Fest Picnic (Aug. 10-11), Holiday at Home Craft Show (Sept. 2-3), and the Beavercreek Popcorn Festival (Sept. 8-9). The Rubber Duck Regatta is the release and river race of up to 15,000 rubber ducks in the Great Miami River. Volunteers are also needed during the Rubber Duck Regatta, being held at RiverScape MetroPark in conjunction with the Taste of Miami Valley on Sept. 15. All proceeds from this event help “enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities.” Volunteers can sign up online at www.VolunteerDayton.org.
If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below or additional community service projects, please go online to www.VolunteerDayton.org or contact United Way’s Volunteer Connection at (937) 225-3039.
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