Needs from: The Volunteer Center of Greensboro

Volunteer: Urgent! Need 15 volunteer drivers!

We need drivers to pick up food from houses on July 15th.  We must have an accurate count by this Friday, June 30!

 

You will receive a route with about 20 houses on it, and will need to call or email everyone to let them know they will be coming. You will pick up replacement bags at A Simple Gesture on Friday, July 14th from 12-2 or on Saturday, July 15th from 8:30-9:30. Simply visit each house on your route, pick up the full bag of food, leave an empty bag, and deliver the food to Backpack Beginnings!  Volunteers at Backpack Beginnings will take it from there.  Drivers generally start at 9am and are done by 12.

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Agency: A Simple Gesture- Greensboro
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 07/15/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 27408
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Summer Night Lights (SNL) Event Volunteer 7/7

Are you a summer night owl? Do you enjoy working with teens? Help the City of Greensboro make this summer memorable for thousands of teens! Our Summer Night Lights program needs adult and teen volunteers that can lend a hand during our Greensboro Sportsplex events. Hundreds of teens join us to play basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, and hang out with friends each Friday night. Volunteers are needed to help greet teens, help with registration table, run game clocks, serve food, and monitor the facility. The doors open at 7:00pm and volunteers need to be available to attend a pre-event volunteer orientation at 6:30pm. Doors close at 11:00pm. We are flexible with volunteer shifts but would prefer for volunteers to stay throughout the event. THIS EVENT DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR GCS SERVICE-LEARNING HOURS.

Agency: City of Greensboro
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 07/07/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 27405
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Sensory Service Day

The new location for HORSEPOWER is in need of building a Sensory Trail to assist with disabilities and learning goals that benefit numerous members of our community. We could your time and effort in clearing out phase one of the trail. You can help by bringing a pair of work gloves and any yard tools that would help in clearing away weeds, branches and other things that may be on the trail. If you have a passion for building things or have supplies you could donate, we could use your help in constructing sensory props for the trail.

Agency: HORSEPOWER
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 07/11/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 27265
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - Photographer

Responsibilities include:

Taking pictures of entire event set up, participants, interaction, running, walking, crossing finish line, etc Providing all pictures to maCares with permission to use
Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - Registration

Responsibilities include:

Greeting participants and make them feel welcome Assisting participants with signing in, getting to where they need to be. Giving out participant materials
Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - Gate Monitor

Responsibilities include:

Making sure no cars go through gate area where runners and walkers will be
Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - Break Down & Clean Up Crew

Help with clean-up and break-down. Empty trash bags & take to designated area. 

Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - Parking Attendant

Responsibilities include:

Directing cars to available parking spots & letting cars know if the lot is full
Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - • Road Race Monitors/Spotters/Cheering Team

Responsibilities include:

Assist with keeping participants on the correct course Helping to make encouraging and directional signs before going to your spot along the route/loop Cheering on EVERYONE as they approach you & the finish line! Bring your noise makers, signs, etc. and make some noise! We need a lot of enthusiastic and energetic people!
Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: maCares Tribute Run/Walk - Set Up Crew

Help set up different areas- tents, tables, water stations, signage, registration area, etc
Agency: maCares
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 09/09/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 27455
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Paid - Seasonal Need: Brand Ambassador & Receptionist

Do you have great organization and multi-tasking skills, as well as a passion for serving the neediest families in our community?  We have a paid seasonal opportunity at The Salvation Army Center of Hope as our Brand Ambassador & Receptionist at The Salvation Army Center of Hope -  1311 S Eugene Street Greensboro NC. 

DAYS NEEDED:

July 20 & 21 July 28 July 31 August 4 Sept. 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 Oct 20 & 23 Dec. 26, 27, 28. 29

Overview:

Ambassador answers the telephone in a courteous manner and directs calls to the appropriate destination; records accurate and complete messages when necessary; receives and receipts deliveries and donations; greets and announces visitors and clients; provides general information about The Salvation Army's operations and services; performs routine clerical work such as typing and filing.

EVERYDAY:

Answers the telephone and transfers calls to the appropriate destination; responds to callers questions and provides accurate information.

Records accurate and complete messages; ensures the timely and accurate distribution of messages through telephone.

Receives, greets, and announces visitors in a courteous and tactful manner.

Notifies proper individuals when visitors or clients have arrived

Screens visitors and personnel before allowing entrance beyond reception area.

Receives incoming food donations and gives receipts.

Receives and prepares receipts for donations, packages, express mail, and items delivered to the lobby; notifies proper individuals of item arrival by telephone and delivers to the appropriate office.

Family Store Donations:
Schedule and record pick-ups; process changes and cancellations

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Processes clothing referrals as directed.

Set telephone system at Night Mode at the end of the day

Maintains the neatness of the reception area.

Applications: Distribute volunteer and employment applications as needed

Assist with distributing current social services information to clients

Performs other related work as required.

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:

Multi-line Phone System
General Office Equipment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to direct phone calls to the appropriate person or destination.

Ability to respond to callers and visitors in a courteous and tactful manner.

Ability to screen calls in a courteous and tactful manner.

Ability to work with people in a calm, courteous, and tactful manner.

Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and effective manner.

Ability to project a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to operate a multi-line phone system

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in the lobby area where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Agency: The Salvation Army
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 27406
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Fun Fourth Festival - Parking Attendant

Directing vendor, volunteer and VIP parking

Agency: Downtown Greensboro, Inc.
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 07/04/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 27401
Allow Groups: No