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  • Host A Greening Forward Student Volunteer for One Year

    Denver, CO, US Greening Forward

    Greening Forward is a youth-driven, youth-imagined environmental organization that empowers 2,000 young environmental changemakers each year. Our organization is volunteer-led by students, ages 18-25, who have a passion for environmental action and student leadership.

    While we are unable to pay salaries of our volunteers, we do attempt to match volunteers who work part-time or full-time to hosts who are willing to provide lodging, and Greening Forward's living stipend helps support the volunteers' living expenses for one year. Having a host family allows us to attract quality talent to our volunteer-led organization, because housing becomes one less thing that our staff have to worry about. In exchange, the host family recieves the opportunity to redeem a tax credit, as well as the opportunity to learn and grow from a young changemaker who may be taking a gap year or dually pursuing a graduate and/or undergraduate degree. (Students are matched to hosts based on mutual agreements, and preferences.)

    Greening Forward is a national organization, and works virtually, so no matter where you are located, if you have an extra living space that is private and available, please contact Greening Forward's CEO, Charles Orgbon III, at

    Ends August 5, 2015, 6:00 AM

  • Volunteers Needed for 9/18 Plano Balloon Festival! Help Raise Funds For Child Abuse Prevention!

    Plano, TX, US Family Compass

    The Plano Balloon Festival, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to producing a family oriented, high quality event that offers other local non-profits an opportunity to assist in the operations of the Festival. Our objective is to offer the participating non-profit agencies an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for their programs and services…thus enhancing the quality of life for all of us. Funds are presented to each agency based on the number of volunteers they supply and the area they staffed.

    On September 18, 2015 Family Compass volunteers will be working the Prime Parking Lot at Collin College or the Off Site Parking Lot at Plano Centre collecting money from each car, placing a parking sticker on each vehicle, and directing cars to available parking spots. The shift is from 3:30pm-10:00pm. Each volunteer will receive a three day admission pass to the Festival and a volunteer parking pass for the day they volunteer! We will also provide snacks and drinks!

    Volunteers Should Be:

    - At least 18 years of age

    - Personable

    - Comfortable working with money

    - Comfortable working a smartphone credit card device

    - Able to stand for long periods of time

    Responsibilities Include:

    - Greet our guests

    - Collect parking fee

    - Process credit cards

    - Monitor parking lot

    - Direct cars to open slots

    - Provide information and directions

    - Volunteers must stay from 3:30pm-10pm, or until the last car leaves the lot!

    Email Marynka at if you're interested!

    Ends August 5, 2015, 1:15 PM

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  • Agriculture and Nutrition Grants Workshop

    This workshop will cover federal grants related to SNAP, Farm to School Programs, School Meal Standards, and the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Program. This workshop will be of particular interest to farmers, social service organizations, school districts, and health and human services staff.

    Presentations will be made by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kane County Agriculture Program, University of Illinois Extension Nutrition Education Program, Northern Illinois Food Bank.

    Register here.

    Starts August 5, 2015, 3:00 PM

  • CASA Volunteer Orientation

    Baton Rouge, LA, US Capital Area CASA Association

    Find out how you can become a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home during this 45-minute informational session at 848 Louisiana Ave. Please call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email or visit to learn more.

    Starts August 5, 2015, 5:00 PM

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