Start the month of with fireworks and volunteer
Spend a little of that vacation volunteering. Look over the volunteer opportunities and call 356-2833.
LifeWORKS — help mentor women into work
United Way Day of Caring — Sept. 11; get a team together now
Haywood County Fair — All kinds of volunteer opportunities, Aug. 18-23
The Open Door — assistance in the dining room/kitchen, thrift shop, food pantry
Haywood Spay/Neuter — office, spay/neuter on-site transport help (loading, unloading assisting clients, prepping crates), and trap-neuter-return
American Youth Soccer Org — referees, line painters, concession stand
Haywood County Arts Council — Gallery 86, shifts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1 to 5 p.m.
Sarges Animal Rescue — transport drivers, foster homes for cats & dogs, office help
Mountain Projects — receptionist, phone assurance program
Meals on Wheels — need to drivers to fill routes, need secretary for Friends
Haywood County Public Library — NEW — Giving Garden, assortment of jobs throughout the library
Circles of Hope — mentor, serve on committee, new program
Habitat For Humanity — needs help building houses, help at the Habitat Store
HRMC Hospice — help needed with a new program, Vet to Vet program
The Community Kitchen — looking for cooks, servers, assistance w/fundraiser
REACH — Hotline volunteers, Thrift store workers
Good Samaritan Clinic — needs front desk office help
Haywood Chamber Of Commerce — needs help working at the office
Star Ranch — help with health care for rescued horses
Haywood Regional Medical Center Auxiliary — front desk, patient escorts
Haywood Christian Ministries — receive donations of clothing and goods, four-hour shifts
The Great Laurels of Junaluska — assist with odd and ends projects for residents
Smoky MT. Health Care and Rehab Center — assists with activities
Big Brothers/Big Sisters — in need of Big Brothers and Sisters in the community and school programs
Friends of the Smokies — help with outreach programs
Bethel Rural Community Org. — man food bank pantry for needy, 2nd Wed monthly
Barium Springs — mentors for youth
Pigeon Community Development Center — transportation, assist children with reading and math
Guardian Ad Litem — advocates in the court system for children who are abused or neglected.
Haywood County TDA Visitor Centers — looking for assistance to man centers, greet people
Special Olympics — coaches and mentors
Foster Grandparents — help a pre-school or elementary-age child, stipend available if you meet guidelines
Haywood County Recs and Park — work in parks, help with programs
Haywood Waterways Assoc — Help clean up our streams
Mountain Mediation — mediate court and civil cases
Haywood Chamber of Commerce — person to man phones, greet customers
Pathways Thrift Store — process items, clerks
KARE — Light Reception, mornings, assists with Personal Safety Program
Healthy Haywood — partner to keep our County healthy
The ARC of Haywood County — facility maintenance & office work.
Autumn Care — Sit with a friend, teach a craft to the seniors
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program: If you are over 55 years of age, you can receive a limited amount of mileage coverage and supplementary insurance while you are volunteering.
For more information, call John at 356-2833.