Calendar of Volunteer Events - FALL 2016

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Fall Service Opportunities

*Featured Opportunity* Tuesday, November 22 - Thursday, November 24: Oceanside Turkey Trot is in need of volunteers. Various shifts are available. Register Here. If you are unable to volunteer, there is still an opportunity to register to donate $5 back to the Food Pantry here at MiraCosta.

Thursday, September 29, 3-5pm: Sustainable Surplus needs volunteers to help sort office supplies that will be either reused or recycled. This volunteer event will take place at their Vista Warehouse, 760 Shadowridge Drive, Vista, CA 92083. For more information, or to sign-up, call 888-760-4416 ext. 5, or email info@sustainablesurplus.org.

Saturday, October 1: Wounded Warrior Homes needs volunteers to help with a landscaping and planting work day with general yard cleanup. If you have shovels and gardening tools please bring them with you. You will get dirty! 20-30 volunteers needed! Work day location and detailed information will be sent once your volunteer registration form is received. Lunch is provided. Register Here

Saturday, October 1: Inter Tribal Sports will host the 2016 Soccer Opening Day for our tribal youth. Those interested in volunteering, please contact ejaimes@intertribalsports.org.

Sunday, October 9: Inter Tribal Sports will host the physical activities for the "Return to the Ocean Gathering." Those interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact ejaimes@intertribalsports.org.

Saturday, October 15: GirlTech, a conference encouraging girls in 5-8th grade to become more interested in STEM subjects needs volunteers. Tasks include set-up, registration, workshop monitors, food servers & clean-up. Shifts are either 7:30am-3pm, 8am-12pm or 11:30am-3pm. There is also a mandatory training on Friday, October 7th at 3-5pm. Register at the Service Learning Office 3306 by stopping by, calling 760-795-6616, or emailing jmartinez2@miracosta.edu.

Thursday, October 20, 12-1pm: Come Volunteer at the TASC 40th College Hour Celebration! This will be held at MiraCosta's Oceanside campus. To sign-up, email jmartinez2@miracosta.edu or smendezsl@miracosta.edu.

Thursday, October 27, 12-1pm: Come Volunteer at the TASC 40th College Hour Celebration! This will be held at MiraCosta's Community Learning Center campus. To sign-up, email jmartinez2@miracosta.edu or smendezsl@miracosta.edu.

Saturday, October 29, 9am-4pm: Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park will be hosting Dia de Los Muertos. Tasks include set-up, arts & crafts with children, and clean-up. For more information, or to sign-up, please contact Hector Live at (760) 724-4082 or hector.live@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Sunday, October 30, 7:30am-5pm: La Colonia de Eden Gardens of Solana Beach will be hosting Dia de los Muertos Festival. Volunteers will be needed for various tasks from building altars to working the information booth. Volunteers who want to practice their Spanish are particularly desired. There are various shifts available. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more informations, please contact Brittneyrojo@yahoo.com or visit www.lceg.org.

Saturday, November 5: Inter Tribal Sports will host the 2016 Soccer Championship Day for our tribal youth. Those interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact ejaimes@intertribalsports.org.

Tuesday, November 22 - Thursday, November 24: Oceanside Turkey Trot is in need of volunteers. Various shifts are available. Register Here.

Saturday, November 26, 9am-4pm: Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park will be hosting Rancho Christmas. Tasks include set-up, arts & crafts with children, and clean-up. For more information, or to sign-up, please contact Hector Live at (760) 724-4082 or hector.live@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Wednesday, December 28, 2:00 - 8:30pm: Crown Heights' Ladies Night Banquet 2016 is requesting students who wish to complete 5-8 hours of community service. Students will be helping in the following areas: set-up, serving food during the event, clean-up crew following the event. Casual formal dress code, preferred colors are blue and black. For more information, or to sign-up, please contact Divina Hernandez at (760) 435-3339 or dehernandez@ci.oceanside.ca.us.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Casa de Amistad is looking for volunteers to act as a mentor and help with homework, reading, and being a positive role model for underserved students in grades K-12. Mentors are needed on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:15-5:45pm and 6:00-7:30pm. Fingerprinting is required. For more information, or to sign-up, contact Melissa Salvatore Farrell at volunteer@casadeamistad.org or call (858) 356-4297.

Solutions for Change is looking for volunteers to assist in chidcare for their residents. Volunteers are needed on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Thursday of each month, 6-7:45pm, (Sign Up Here For This Day/Time Slot), Monday-Friday, either 9am-12pm or 2-4pm, (Sign Up Here For This Day/Time Slot), and Saturdays 8:45am-12pm, (Sign Up Here For This Day/Time Slot).