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volunteer teachersand part-time and substitute teachers to help people learn to read, write, spell, learn math, or receive a high school diploma through a GED or learn English literacy. 494-1964.

District Communications Agency on Aging, needs volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program. Deliveries take an hour to complete and are delivered from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. 712-279-6900 ext. 8266.

Latham Park FriendsAnd look for volunteers to help with gardening, fundraising and conservation work. Meets at 7 p.m., the second Thursday of every month at Latham Park’s community home, 1915 South Lemon, Sioux City.

Dorothy Pequot Nature CenterA variety of jobs are available. Betty, 712-258-0838.

Foster GrandparentSeeking volunteers 55 years of age or older who would like to help children in the class by being their guides. Volunteers can live in Woodbury County and may be eligible for financial benefits. Call 712-224-2610 for more information.

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Unity Point Health St. luke, is looking for volunteers for opportunities at the hospital and at Sunnybrook Medical Plaza. Mary O’Brien, 712-279-3220.

Siouxland Food Bank, Volunteers sorting and processing food in the warehouse. You will help repackage and prepare food for distribution to non-profit agencies. Volunteer between 10 a.m. to 12 noon or 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Places are limited due to covid so please call ahead. For more information, call 712-255-9741.

Elderly care initiatives, is looking for caring and compassionate people in the Sioux City area to become aged care volunteers. For more information, call 712-239-1226, ext. 6609, or 877-577-3888.

Girl GuidesVolunteers Needed, Sioux Trails Girl Scout Council at 712-255-0187 or 1-800-746-8947.

Ronald McDonald House, is looking for volunteers on two to four hour shifts, Monday through Friday, and on weekends as well. Call 712-255-4084.

Siouxland hospice, needs volunteers to support in a variety of areas, such as providing companionship or respite care for patients and families, office assistance, and more. 712-233-4144 or 800-383-4545.

Northeastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership Early Head Start and Head Startand South Sioux City and Dakota City. Accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. 402-494-6755 or 402-494-1282.

Siouxland bikes for kidsSeeking used bikes and spare parts to donate to children. If you are interested in donating or volunteering with the group, call Dave Bak at 712-574-0441.

Great companion program, needs volunteers to visit with other elderly people to help them become independent and stay home. Volunteers can live in Woodbury, Plymouth, Monona and Dakota counties and may be eligible for a financial benefit. 712-224-2610.

Grandparent Care ProgramsYou need volunteers to help children in local schools. Volunteer opportunities in Woodbury and Plymouth counties and may be eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Iowa SIDS / Siouxland, who is looking for volunteers for the “Walking for the Future” planning committee on August 28. Call Pam at 712-548-8686.

TeamMates Mentoring ProgramClasses in South Sioux City, Bishop-Heelan and Sergeant Bluff are looking for volunteers to mentor youth. 1-877-531-8326.

State Long-Term Care Ombudsman’s Office, is seeking applicants for the state’s Voluntary Ombudsman Program (VOP) to assist the office in protecting the health, safety, welfare, and rights of individuals residing in long-term care. For more information or to request an application, contact the VOP Coordinator at 866-236-1430.

Midtown Family Community Center, needs volunteers to assist employees with educational and entertainment programs. Support is also needed for our 4-H Club, which is provided through the ISU extension, Woodbury County. For more information, call (712) 276-2157.

Department of Human Services, is looking for volunteers in the field of clerical or transportation. 712-255-2913, internal. 2049.

Safe place, is looking for volunteers for services such as filing, outreach, fundraising, direct customer service, or childcare after certification training (provided by SafePlace). It also seeks bilingual volunteers, fluent in both English and Spanish, to provide direct and indirect services. Please call 258-7233.

Iowa Radio Reading Information ServiceVolunteers seek to read Sioux City Journal live for the blind from 8 to 9 a.m. twice a month at KWIT Studios. 712-274-6406.

ASSE International Student Exchange ProgramVolunteers are needed as district representatives who recruit and screen potential host families, supervise exchange students, and interview US students who wish to travel abroad. 1-800-736-1760.

Special Troopers Adaptive Riding School, (STARS), needs volunteers to help with therapeutic rides for people with disabilities. No knowledge of the horse is required. Trainer training is available. For more information, email [email protected] or call Barn at 712-239-5042.

Alzheimer’s AssociationLooking for volunteers. 712-279-5802.

Alzheimer’s Support Groups in Iowa, The first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m., at the Heritage at Northern Hills, 4002 Teton Trace. Second Tuesday of every month at 2 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 C. Martha. Third Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m. at Alzheimer’s Society, 1315 Zenith Dr. , Suite B. Third Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church.

Alzheimer’s Support Groups in Nebraska, Bancroft Senior Citizens Center, 215 North Main Street, Bancroft, NE 68004. Third Wednesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. Crofton Senior Center 1008 West Second Street Crofton, NE 68730. Third Wednesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. Golden Oaks Center 406 North Oakland Avenue Oakland, NE 68045. Last Monday of the month 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunshine Senior Center 140 West Bridge Street, West Point, NE 68788. Third Thursday of the month 4-5 p.m. For the months of February and March. For information or schedules, please call 800.272.3900 or visit communityresourcefinder.org

Unlimited OpportunitiesVolunteers are seeking help in various fields. Susan Fondrak, 712-277-8295 ext. 143.

Court-appointed private advocates for child victims of abuseNeglect, despair. 279-6602.

American Red CrossSiouxland ch. 252-4081.

Mid-America Museum of Aviation and Transportation, in the gift shop, tour guides, archaeological research, and general maintenance. 5300-252-252-712, Monday through Friday.

Iowa Department of Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), provides volunteer opportunities for people 55 and older to meet the needs of the community. Volunteers serve in a variety of local nonprofit organizations in Woodbury County. Contact RSVP Coordinator Jamie Lane at 515-402-2091 or go to the IDARSVP Facebook page.

Big Brothers Big Sisters from Siouxland, needs adult volunteers to serve as mentors for children aged 6-14. Interested persons should visit the BBBS office at 3650 Glen Oaks Blvd. , or call 712-239-9890.

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