The Volunteer Connection July 31 |

The Volunteer Connection July 31

This continues RSVP’s regular Sunday column of outstanding volunteer opportunities. There are new and exciting listings so read on.

• Like to see great shows for free? The Carson City Parks and Recreation Department is training volunteer light and sound technicians for productions at its Community Center Theater. They really need an usher coordinator to keep all these ushers coordinated. This is exciting work, and you get to see all the great shows in the theater. Also looking for volunteers for daytime building monitors, custodians and maintenance.

• Ormsby Association for Retarded Citizens needs volunteers for its Thrift Store to sort, hang and organize clothing. This is their big source of funds. Please help.

• Western Nevada College needs ushers for Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company’s November production. Will receive free refreshments, a show souvenir, and volunteers area allowed to watch performances free.

• The Children’s Museum needs docents through Aug. 19 to oversee the LEGO exhibit.

• RSVP needs Home Companion volunteers to help provide seniors with basic needs and services such as visiting, reading, helping organize files, shopping for groceries and more. A couple hours a week means so much to seniors.

• RSVP needs Telephone Tree volunteers to call senior(s) at least once a week to see how they are doing and to bring companionship over the phone.

• The Northern Nevada Railway Foundation has some exciting events coming up and needs volunteers to help at the office. This helps the V&T Railroad. Try it out!

All volunteers receive orientation and training. Also, volunteers can receive out-of-pocket expenses and are covered by several insurances. For details call Carol, 775-687-4680 x 6.

Please do not contact the agency(s) listed above directly.