Volunteer Fair

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12-1:30pm

Join us for our upcoming volunteer fair! Meet with representatives from local nonprofit organizations to learn about their resources and service learning and volunteer opportunities. Do you have a service learning assignment? Have you been wanting to volunteer in the community but don't know where to begin? This is the perfect place to start!

Location: MiraCosta College - Oceanside Campus, Hub Plaza

This event is hosted by the Service Learning & Volunteer Center and the Associated Student Government. If you have any questions, contact Amanda Cordova at acordova@miracosta.edu.

Calendar of Volunteer Events

Operation Hope is a cold-weather homeless shelter for single women and families with children. Volunteers are needed to help with reception desk, homework tutoring, make a craft, hang out with kids (playing indoors and outdoors, reading or just listening to them.) Various shifts are available--weekdays and weekends. For more information contact Rose at 760-583-0678 or email volunteer@operationhopeshelter.org. The shelter is located at 859 Vista Way, Vista, CA.

Angel’s Depot needs volunteers to help sort and pack food. For exact dates and times, contact Rick Cunningham at 760-599-7093 or volunteer4us@theangelsdepot.org.

The Glenner Guardian Angels of San Diego County needs volunteers to partner with senior(s) for a minimum of 3 hours per month. Tasks with the seniors would include mind games, music, bingo, walking outside with the residents, arts and crafts, puzzles, and more. Volunteers must be dependable, flexible, sensitive, capable of handling emergencies, and at least 18 years old. Volunteers also must pass a background check, paid for by the organization. To get started, fill out the volunteer application at www.guardianangelvolunteers.org.

Monday-Wednesday, February 2-4, 9:30am - 3:30pm: Angel's Depot needs volunteers to put together Valentine's Day candy bags for the February Food Box Packing. Two shifts are available each day: 9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:00pm - 3:30pm. Contact Rick Cunningham at 760-599-7093 or volunteer4us@theangelsdepot.org.

Saturday, February 28, 12:00pm - 10:00pm: ON CAMPUS OPPORTUNITY! MiraCosta College needs volunteers for the Soul Fusion Concert: Jazz, Gospel, and R&B Fundraiser. Volunteers duties will be broken up into shifts in order to provide breaks in between wtih refreshments and snacks provided. Volunteer duties include setting up tables, seating guests (regular and VIP), registering guests, assisting with raffle/silent auction, taking down tables, and clean up. Volunteer dress code is white top (preferably button-up) and black pants. Contact Jennifer Hays at jhays95@gmail.com.

Thursday, March 5, 5:00pm - 8:00pm: Kelly Elementary School needs volunteers for their Science Night. Help is needed in monitoring exhibits, exhibitor activities, and helping Kelly Cougars perform hands-on Science Explorer experiments provided by the Kelly Elementary Science Night Experiment Committee. Contact Suzi at suzi@biologyclassroom.com.

Sunday, March 8, 11:00am - 3:00pm: Temple Solel is holding its annual Purim Carnival at 3575 Manchester Avenue in Cardiff. Volunteers are needed to work carnival booths. Lots of fun and you will be helping raise money for the school! Contact Ellen Fox at 760-334-1465 or efox@templesolel.net.

Saturday, March 21, 9:00am - 1:00pm: San Elijio Lagoon Platoon needs help with their upcoming habitat restoration project. Volunteers can sign up to receive details at http://sanelijo.org/restoration-events-signup. Contact Nick Regoli at 760-436-3944 x 709 or nick@sanelijo.org.

Sunday, April 19, 2:00pm - 8:00pm: Temple Solel needs volunteers for the Shir Energy Music festival. They are looking for 10 volunteers to help with set-up, check in, and tear down. 3-hour shifts are available throughout the day. Training provided the day of the event. Free admission provided to volunteers. Contact Judy Bricker at jbricker@templesolel.net.

Saturday, May 23: The San Dieguito Heritage Museum will host its 27th Annual Deep-Pit BBQ on the museum grounds at 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. Volunteers are needed to help set up tables & chairs, help serve food, teardown and clean-up. This is the first of two big fundraisers of the year. They can use all kinds of help. You can contact the museum office at (760) 632-9711 or email barb@sdheritage.org.