Volunteer Notes: April 2

March 31, 2014 

Greenway patrol

The Raleigh City Council has approved a volunteer program for residents interested in patrolling greenways. It’s designed to promote greenway courtesy and safety, provide information to the public and summon aid for greenway users. To sign up, email the Raleigh Police Department at rpdvolunteer@raleighnc.gov. Go to www.raleighnc.gov.

W-F guest services

Wake Forest seeks volunteers to work at the guest services desk in the lobby of town hall. Duties will include greeting visitors on the phone and in person and directing them to their destination. Volunteers must attend an orientation and submit a background check form. To apply, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/volunteer.aspx or pick up a form at 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Contact Jannie Chaffin at 919-435-9467 or jchaffin@wakeforestnc.gov.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The Carolinas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising and events. For more information, call 919-845-2155 or visit www.cff.org/Chapters/carolinas.

SPCA of Wake County

The SPCA of Wake County needs volunteers for various activities at adoption centers and events. For more information, visit www.spcawake.org.

Drivers needed

The Center for Volunteer Caregiving needs volunteers to drive seniors to appointments, four to eight hours per month. Call 919-460-0567 or visit www.volunteercaregiving.org to volunteer.

Teen court

The Capital Area Teen Court hears real cases involving youths ages 9-18. Youths ages 9-18 act as defense and prosecuting attorneys, bailiffs, court clerks and jurors. Middle- or high-school students in Wake County are eligible to volunteer for the sessions. For more information or to volunteer, Visit www.capitalareateencourt.org.

Hospice volunteers needed

Liberty Home Care & Hospice needs volunteers to help care for its residents. For information, go to www.libertyhomecare.com.

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle seeks volunteers for activities. Get your hands dirty at the teaching farm, deliver food to people in need or lead cooking classes and demonstrations. For information, visit www.foodshuttle.org.

ESL volunteers

The English as a Second Language program seeks volunteers to teach classes, help with office work and program promotion. Knowledge of another language is not required to participate. For information, contact the program office at 919-996-6844 or email the volunteer coordinator at eslvolunteercoordinator@raleighnc.gov.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Wake County seeks volunteers to help during training and competitive events. Volunteers assist as event officials, athlete escorts, coaches, award presenters and more. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.raleighnc.gov or call Recreation Program Manager Brian Philpot at 919-996-2111.

Garden work

Volunteers 16 and older are needed for the Deadheaders Program at Raleigh Rose Garden, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. Volunteers adopt rose beds and deadhead weekly. For more information or to volunteer, contact Cindy Trumbower at 919-996-3292 or cindy.trumbower@raleighnc.gov.

Foster homes for cats

Snowflake Animal Rescue, a nonprofit group, is seeking foster homes for cats in need. For more information, go to www.snowflakerescue.org or call 919-990-2478.

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