Oct 29, 2012

RSVP seeking volunteers

DARKE COUNTY--RSVP/HandsOn West Central Ohio volunteer program in Darke County is seeking older adults, age 55 and older, for the following positions:

* Tutor children, ages 7 to 12, at local youth program – work after school or in early evenings. The volunteer will be doing one-on-one homework help with children. A criminal background check is required. Make a difference in a child’s life!

* Receptionist for a local non-profit every other Thursday noon to 3 p.m., or on Fridays or Saturdays. Help this non-profit help others!

* Classroom tutor with teens in grades 9 to 12 at a local alternative school – work one-on-one with teens on class work during the school day. Times available include Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A criminal background check is required. Help a youth get ahead in school!

* Bingo assistant for a local retirement home – assist the activity director and residents on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. Help give seniors recreation involvements!

If you are interested one of these exciting opportunities or would like to talk with the volunteer recruiter to choose from many other volunteer positions, please call Cheryl Stafford, 548-8002, or email her at rsvpdk@councilonruralservices.org.

RSVP/HandsOn West Central Ohio is a program of Council on Rural Services …programs for innovative learning that supports children, youth, and older adults in Darke, Shelby, Miami and Logan Counties. For more information about the agency check the Web site at www.councilonruralservices.org or call 937-778-5220.


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