"Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society's margins, all of us will be impoverished. Let us ensure that all young people have every opportunity to participate fully in the lives of their societies." - Kofi AnnanNew Opportunity:
Do you know a teen looking to get involved in the community? If the answer is "yes," then we have just the group for them to join! The Youth Advisory Committee serves as a liaison between the City Council and youth in the community. The committee learns how their local government operates, hosts guest speakers on topics affecting youth in our community, organizes community service projects each semester and gives reports to the City Council each year.
The Youth Advisory Committee is a great opportunity to learn about the community and local government, to serve the community through volunteering and meet new friends. To sign-up please email Kristin James at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-427-6015. Applications are due by September 9, 2018.
Volunteer Opportunities:Christmas ProvidersSort and box collected food items in early December (8:30am-9:00 pm at 521 West Pipeline Road, Hurst, Texas)Please call the seasonal office or contact Marc Roberson at 817.421.0437 to schedule time to volunteer.Assist in the Christmas Provider Seasonal Office matching Providers with Adopted Families. Please contact Leslie Gracey at 817-300-4521.Cash donations to purchase grocery gift cards. Please mail to Christmas Providers at PO Box 621. Hurst, TX 76053Adopt a family and become a Provider, please call 817-503-0529 between 9:00 am-2:00 pm beginning in November.Making a Difference Through Volunteering and Nonprofit Careers
Volunteer work is the cornerstone that joins charitable service and hard work. While an individual generally does not receive compensation for volunteer hours, the rewards of service go far beyond that of monetary payment. In addition to the personal satisfaction and deeper understanding of community gained in helping a person or organization, individuals who volunteer are likely to develop a network of contacts that can be useful when searching for a job.
Additional Opportunities:Where: Community Enrichment Center, North Richland HillsWhat: Sorting Donated FoodWhen: M-W 8-4 Th 8-8, F8-12, evenings and weekends by appointment (you must call first)
· Help needed sorting donating foods
· When students arrive, they will fill out a form.
· If a group wants to volunteer, they need to call ahead.
For more info, please speak to Brian Borish with the Food Pantry at 817-281-1164Resale Shop:What: Sorting donated items, putting items on sales floor, helping clientsWhen: Monday through Saturday, 10-6For more information, please speak with Cindy White, Manager, at 817-581-19096308 Rufe Snow Drive, NRHTo submit volunteer opportunities please email the counseling department
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