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CATCH A RIDE BLUE VALLEY PAIN MANAGEMENT
Human Services - Catch-a-Ride

Description

ROUND TRIP RIDE

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CATCH A RIDE DIALYSIS OVERLAND PARK 2
Human Services - Catch-a-Ride

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Center-Based Workshop
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Assist and interact with our clients who work in our center-based workshop at the Elmore Center.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Community Services
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Spend time with our clients who have chosen to spend their weekdays engaging with the community and doing volunteer work.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Creative Expressions
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

Show off your artistic abilities and brighten a Meals on Wheels client's day at the very same time.

Decorate a Meals on Wheels lunch bag (*specific size) or make crafts for seniors. A variety of crafts are accepted such as bookmarks, cards, tray favors, and small crafts. The crafts are delivered daily to seniors who receive Meals on Wheels.

All ages welcome! A virtual opportunity from home, work, or school. Service hours are available for students who decorate Meals on Wheels bags or create crafts. Service hours are awarded based on the quality and quanity of items donated.

Bag size: We utilize a larger paper sack, than the traditional lunch bag purchased at the store. You can purchase the bags at Walmart Target, Sam's Club, or Amazon. They are called GIANT (at Walmart or Target). The size requirement is 6 1/8 in x 4 in x 12 3/8 in. Please do not use the smaller bags as the meals will not fit in the little lunch sacks and we will be unable to award service hours.

As the volunteer, you are responsible for providing the materials to make the items for the program. (paper, crayons, markers, stickers, etc)

We do have a few guidelines that we suggest such as:
* Please keep all items gender neutral (for a man or a woman)
* Do not use glitter (it can become messy in their homes)
* Do not include any religious or political messages on the items as we are a government agency
* Do not use pop culture messages, song lyrics, or jokes as the senior adults may not know the references
* Do not include any food or beverage with your craft (due to diet restrictions)
* For privacy reasons please do not include your first and last name (can use your first name or group name)
* Lastly please ensure that the items are prepared in a clean sterile environment. Do not place the items on the floor at any time, as the bag will contain the meal, and we want to ensure all items are sanitary and germ free.

Items can be dropped off or mailed to our Olathe office located at 11811 S Sunset Drive SUITE 1300, Olathe, KS 66061

Additional info:

Please contact the Community Relations Manager with questions regarding service hours. Brandy.Hodge@jocogov.org

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Emerging Artists studio
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Assist our Emerging Artists program with creating and selling art as a way for them to earn income doing something they love.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Description

Create and lead lessons for weekly English Language Classes, on rotation. Saturday mornings 9-11.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Friends of the Library Bookstore Cashier
Friends of the Library Bookstores

Description

We currently have two shifts available: Fridays 1:30-5pm at Friends Central Bookstore and Saturday once a month 11am-4pm at Friends Blue Valley Bookstore. Substitute cashiers are also needed to cover open shifts on short notice at Antioch, Blue Valley and Central Bookstores. Attention to detail and punctuality are required. Sorry, no book dealers due to conflict of interest. You will provide superior customer service to bookstore patrons and use the Square point-of-sale system to process transactions and memberships.

Additional info:

This is an ongoing commitment; you are expected to work at least one shift a week. We require a one-year commitment for adults and 50 hours for students.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Friends of the Library Children's Book Sorting Assistant
Friends of the Library Sorting Center & Booksales

Description

This opportunity is available to one or two people available to work Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 9am-1pm. Attention to detail is a must. Sorry, no book dealers due to conflict of interest. You will sort gently-used children's books following established criteria. Assisting the Children's Book Sorter, you will stand and move frequently throughout your shift while frequently lifting and moving heavy boxes of books.

Additional info:

This is an ongoing commitment; you are expected to work at least one shift a week. We require a one-year commitment for adults and 50 hours for students.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

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Gardner Branch Circulation Volunteer
Gardner-Spring Hill-Edgerton Libraries

Description

Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday 8:00 am-10:00 am.
Using a pre-printed list, you will pull items from the shelves and place a label on them so they can be picked up by the patrons who have placed a hold on them. Items are then placed in small tubs to be sent to other branches. Shifts are approximately two hours.

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Helping Hands -Yard Clean-Up
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

Do you like assisting people with tasks they can no longer do around the home? Are you looking for a weekend volunteer opportunity? Helping Hands may be the perfect opportunity for you. Human Services is looking for volunteers 16 years of age and older who can assist with lawn mowing, weed pulling, and general yard clean-up. The volunteer must supply their own lawn mower. The client is responsible for lawn bags (if applicable).
This is a one time volunteer opportunity per client per year. The volunteer is not responsible for on-going yard support.
Volunteers must attend a general orientation and complete a criminal background check.

Additional info:

Must attend a general orientation and complete a background check.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Host a Food Drive for Neighbors in Need
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

Help stock the shelves at one of the County's food pantries. Service hours awarded to students who collect at least 50 full size items. For every 50 items collected, the student will earn five service hours.

Johnson County Human Services - Multi-Service Centers provide services to low income residents. We provide services such as utility assistance, food pantry, provide vouchers for the Kansas City Medicine Cabinet, and case management.

We operate three food pantries in Johnson County: North Central (Lenexa), North East (Mission), and Southwest (Gardner).

We collect non-perishable food items such as peanut butter, oatmeal, cereal, jelly, canned fruit, helper meals, canned tuna & chicken, canned vegetables, beans, soup, canned pasta, and pasta sauce.

*Due to safety regulations, we are unable to accept expired food. Service hours will not be awarded to expired food items.

Donations can be dropped off (Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm) at our Olathe office located at 11811 S Sunset Drive SUITE 1300 Olathe, KS 66061.

Additional info:

Please contact the Community Relations Manager if requesting service hours at Brandy.Hodge@jocogov.org

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Human Services - General Orientation
Human Services - General Opportunities

Description

Interested in volunteering for Human Services but uncertain where to start? Attend a volunteer orientation. General orientation is a one hour overview of the services provided by Human Services and ways you can volunteer.

We offer the following volunteer opportunities:
- Catch-a-Ride
- Meals on Wheels
- Helping Hands
- Personal Shopper
- Office Administration
- Food Pantry

To get started with one of the above opportunities, you must attend an orientation session. Orientations are hosted twice a month. During the orientation you will complete all neccessary paperwork to volunteer. Weekday opportunities available from 8am-5pm.

If interested in joining Catch-a-Ride or Meals on Wheels, please plan on staying an additional hour for program training. The program training is from 2 pm - 3 pm.

*Please note this orientation is only for the Human Services department. If you are interested in volunteering for multiple departments, additional orientation or training may be required.*

Additional info:

https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-services/volunteer/orientations

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Library Foundation - Library Lets Loose
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

We hope you will join us as a volunteer for the 4th annual Library Lets Loose. This festive fundraiser features tasty food and libations, creative experience, games, live music, and dancing. Volunteers are needed to help with event set-up, event stewards, and clean-up.

Requirements

Minimum age: 21

Opp Available Positions: 3


Description

The MakerSpace workshop assistant will help our "Meet Micro:bit" and "3D Thursday" instructors set up and break down equipment before and after their monthly workshops, and help patrons learn new skills, from 3D modeling to 3D printing, and from electronics to computer programming! This is an ongoing opportunity.
Instruction & training will be provided
Reports to Maker Space staff

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MakerSpace Workshop Assistant - General
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

Your MakerSpace is looking for volunteer MakerSpace Workshop Assistants!


You will:



  • welcome and orient MakerSpace users,

  • teach users how to use the equipment safely and responsibly,

  • preserve and maintain the equipment, and

  • share your knowledge with the local Maker community.


Sign-up, come in and meet with us to learn more about this fun and creative opportunity!


Instruction and training will be provided.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Monticello Galley Review Group
Monticello-De Soto Libraries

Description

Read and review advanced reader copies of Young Adult books for volunteer credit as a part of YALSA's Teens' Top Ten galley group!

Requirements

Minimum age: 13

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Movie in the Park Volunteer
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

Enjoy a movie in the park this summer while helping us welcome the community to this great library program and han out free books! Movies are held in Lenexa and Gardner this summer on June 14, July 19, August 16, and September 20.

Additional info:

Be sure to call 913/826-4302 if you have any questions!

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Need More Information?
Central Library-Non-Circulation

Description

If you don't see the volunteer position you're looking for, or you aren't sure about where you want to volunteer, you've come to the right place! Sign up here and you will be contacted to learn more about volunteering in the library!

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Papercrete Works
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Assist our clients in the Papercrete Works program who earn an hourly wage for pouring Papercrete into molds, decorating it when it is dry, and selling decorative items as a way to earn income.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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Pet Therapy Program
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Volunteers coordinate through approved non profit certified Pet Therapy organizations to bring therapy animals to Developmental Supports, Elmore Center.

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Retirement Program
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

We always need volunteers who want to spend time with our folks in Retirement. You can bring an activity or something to share, or accompany our group on a community outing.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

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VOICES Program
Johnson County Developmental Supports

Description

Volunteer Opportunities In Communities for Everyone's Success
VOICES is a program created by JCDS that will pair a volunteer from the community with someone receiving services for an intellectual or developmental disability. The goal is for the pair to spend time in the community doing an activity, volunteering somewhere together or socializing.

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