BROOKINGS – Allison Schmitt, Brookings volunteer connections coordinator for the Helpline Center, recently announced the following opportunities for area residents to become more involved in the community through volunteering.
Brookings Regional Humane Society, shelter volunteer
Brookings Regional Humane Society provides a safe and loving haven for a variety of animals while they wait for their forever home. The shelter gets a little dirty. BRHS is seeking volunteers to sweep, scoop litter boxes, wash windows, do laundry and dishes and interact with the animals. These volunteers are a vital part of the BRHS mission and are greatly appreciated.
EmBe, Girls on the Run Heart and Sole coach
Become a Girls on the Run volunteer coach. Coaches lead a group of 20 girls (third through fifth grade) in lessons about self-confidence building, healthy decision making, teamwork, friendship, goal setting and believing in yourself. Programs are held. Camelot Intermediate and Hillcrest Elementary (Fall 2019). Girls meet twice a week after school (around 3:30 p.m.) for an 1 hour and 15 minutes. The season lasts 10 weeks starting early September to mid-November.
United Living Community, musical entertainment
United Living Community is looking for musical entertainment as its residents thoroughly enjoy it. Individuals or groups of any genre or skill level would be appreciated.
For information on these volunteer opportunities and hundreds of others in the community, dial 211 or visit www.helplinecenter.org.