Volunteers needed: August 22, 2021 | Way of life
East Texas Literacy Council, a non-profit organization based in Longview, has an immediate need for volunteers to teach ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) courses, both in person and online. No experience is required. For more information, call (903) 757-9302.
Rescuers: Skylyr Passion Rescue, a local nonprofit dog rescue organization, based on foster families, has an immediate need for foster homes to help facilitate this effort. The reception generally lasts three to six weeks. The rescue provides food, veterinary care, etc. You provide love, a safe place for the dog, and help him prepare for his permanent home. For more information, email [email protected] or text Angie at (903) 452-0526.
Longview Arboretum and Nature Center is looking for volunteers to help at the reception, in the gift shop, the garden, children’s classrooms and events. For more information, call (903) 212-2181.
Silver legs, a non-profit agency that provides care through animal-assisted activity and therapy programs, seeks volunteers to help in our facility as reception hostesses, program assistants, fundraisers and assistance during events. We are always on the lookout for new teams of therapy animals ready to serve the community. For more information, visit www.silverpawstx.org, call (903) 720-2068 or email [email protected]
Coalition of All Good Dogs looks for volunteers with observational skills who can follow instructions. They will participate in monthly adoption events and / or rehabilitation activities under the guidance of a dog trainer. For more information, email [email protected] or call / text Klancey (903) 235-0383.
Longview Pet Rescue Organizations have an immediate need for volunteers to welcome dogs and cats due to an increase in stray animals and animal abandonment. Volunteers are trained and most expenses are covered. The reception can last from a few weeks to a few months. For more information, email [email protected] or visit LongviewPetsRescue.org.
Newgate Mission, 207 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview, is in need of volunteers to serve lunch from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Tuesday through Friday. Caps and masks compulsory. Volunteers can be in groups or individually. Up to three people are needed each day. For more information, call Brenda, (903) 757-6146.
Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization that provides a collaborative, multidisciplinary response to the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse. Volunteers help give hope to children who have been abused. For more information, email [email protected] or call (903) 807-0189.
Texas Palliative Care Center, 2904 N. Fourth St., Longview, is in need of volunteers to provide patient companionship, family support and office help. For more information, email [email protected] or call (903) 234-0943.
CASA East Texas is looking for volunteers to help children enter the foster care system. CASA volunteers are selected and trained, then appointed by judges to represent and advocate for the child in the child protection system. For more information, email [email protected] or call (903) 753-8093.
Longview Auxiliary at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center is a non-profit, voluntary organization that provides service and support to the medical center and the community. For volunteer opportunities, email [email protected] or call (903) 315-2199.
Citizens of Longview on Patrol is looking for volunteers to increase cooperation between residents and the Longview Police Department. For more information and volunteer opportunities, email [email protected] or call (903) 570-1480.
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