Calendar of Volunteer Events - FALL 2016

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Fall Service Opportunities

Wednesday, September 14, 5-8pm: Del Rio Elementary Back to School and Book Fair. Students are needed to help man a MiraCosta college booth with arts/crafts for the kids, and help the librarian with the school’s book fair and read to kids in small reading groups. If you have more service learning hours, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your hours at this school. Register at the Service Learning Office 3306 by stopping by, calling 760-795-6616, or emailing jmartinez2@miracosta.edu. Spaces are limited to the first 10 students. Del Rio alumni’s are encouraged to attend! School is located at 5200 North River Road, Oceanside, CA 92057.

Saturday, September 17, 9am-12pm: I Love a Clean San Diego is hosting a California Coastal Cleanup Day at the San Elijo Lagoon at MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus. Register Here.

Saturday, September 17, 8:30am-10pm: Joe and Mary Mottino Family YMCA is hosting its 5th Annual Kids Need Heroes Gala & Fundraiser. Volunteers are need to assist with set-up, decorations, registration, event greeters, auction runners, clean-up, etc. Two shifts available 8:30am-3pm or 5:15-10pm. Lunch/Dinner provided to volunteers. Register Here or call (760) 758-0808 for more information.

Saturday, September 24: City of Hope will host its Together4Hope 5k. To volunteer please email sandiego@coh.org. More Information Here.

Saturday, October 1: Inter Tribal Sports will host the 2016 Soccer Opening Day for our tribal youth. Those interested in volunteering, please contact ejaimes@intertribalsports.org.

Sunday, October 9: Inter Tribal Sports will host the physical activities for the "Return to the Ocean Gathering." Those interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact ejaimes@intertribalsports.org.

Saturday, October 15: GirlTech, a conference encouraging girls in 5-8th grade to become more interested in STEM subjects needs volunteers. Tasks include set-up, registration, workshop monitors, food servers & clean-up. Register at the Service Learning Office 3306 by stopping by, calling 760-795-6616, or emailing jmartinez2@miracosta.edu.

Saturday, October 29th, 9am-4pm: Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park will be hosting Dia de Los Muertos. Tasks include set-up, arts & crafts with children, and clean-up. For more information, or to sign-up, please contact Hector Live at (760) 724-4082 or hector.live@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Saturday, November 5: Inter Tribal Sports will host the 2016 Soccer Championship Day for our tribal youth. Those interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact ejaimes@intertribalsports.org.

Tuesday, November 22 - Thursday, November 24: Oceanside Turkey Trot is in need of volunteers. Various shifts are available. Register Here.

Saturday, November 26, 9am-4pm: Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park will be hosting Rancho Christmas. Tasks include set-up, arts & crafts with children, and clean-up. For more information, or to sign-up, please contact Hector Live at (760) 724-4082 or hector.live@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Casa de Amistad is looking for volunteers to act as a mentor and help with homework, reading, and being a positive role model for underserved students in grades K-12. Mentors are needed on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:15-5:45pm and 6:00-7:30pm. Fingerprinting is required. For more information, or to sign-up, contact Melissa Salvatore Farrell at volunteer@casadeamistad.org or call (858) 356-4297.

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help at Lagoon Platoon every third Saturday of the month. For more information, or to sign up, contact platoon@sanelijo.org.

Solutions for Change is looking for volunteers to assist in chidcare for their residents. Volunteers are needed on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Thursday of each month, 6-7:45pm, (Sign Up Here For This Day/Time Slot), Monday-Friday, either 9am-12pm or 2-4pm, (Sign Up Here For This Day/Time Slot), and Saturdays 8:45am-12pm, (Sign Up Here For This Day/Time Slot).