The following organizations are seeking volunteers:
The following organizations are seeking volunteers:
Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, New York Chapter, needs volunteers for office work, fundraising events, Memory Walk committee and Caring Companion program. Call Janet Troia, 794-3774 or 342-2247.
American Cancer Society seeks volunteers in Sullivan County to assist with various activities. Volunteers for many fundraising events include Relay for Life and Golf. Volunteer drivers are also needed for the Road to Recovery program, which transports cancer patients to and from treatment centers. For cancer survivors who want to help cancer patients, Person to Person and Reach to Recovery are one-on-one peer support programs. Call 800-ACS-2345.
American Cancer Society planning committee for Relay for Life 2007 meets at 6 p.m. the second Wed., Sullivan County BOCES, 6 Wierk Ave., Liberty. Call Tina Eckert at 331-8308, ext. 14.
American Red Cross, Orange/Sullivan, seeks volunteers to train in disaster services, health and safety services and community disaster education program presentations. Call Bette Popovich, 294-9785.
Bloomingburg Free Library seeks volunteers to shelve books. Call Dick Anglin, 733-4993.
Bon Secours Community Hospital needs volunteers for more than 40 departments. Call Marie A. Stieh, 858-5567.
Callicoon Creek Park seeks volunteers with a green thumb to help with park maintenance and development projects that include planting and weeding. Also needed are individuals and groups who can do light construction. Donations accepted. Call Ginny Boyle, 887-4783, Kathy Langley, 887-4444, or Alison Peck Smith, 570-224-1059.
Catskill Regional Medical Center seeks volunteers age 14 and older to work flexible hours delivering newspapers, flowers, work in gift shop, reception desk, do computer work, run book cart, work on special fundraising projects, greet people, assist hospital staff, and give spiritual guidance. Call Jodi Goodman, 794-3300, ext. 2185.
Catskill Regional Medical Center Auxiliary — Harris open to all who wish to take an active part in the hospital service organization's projects and activities. Meetings are 6-7 p.m. second Tues. Call Glori Garfield, 292-3983 or 794-6800.
Catskill Regional Medical Center Auxiliary — Callicoon open to all who wish to take an active part in the hospital service organization's projects and activities. Meetings are 1:30-2:30 p.m. third Sat. Call Mary Cade, 887-4598 or 887-5530.
Coast Guard Auxiliary-America's Volunteer Life-savers Flotilla 20-02 is seeking members to become part of Coast Guard forces. Volunteers assist in operations including search and rescue, security and environmental patrols, vessel examinations, and boating safety education. Flotilla 20-02 meets 7:30 p.m. third Wed. at Cornwall Yacht Club. Other locations available. Call the flotilla commander, 888-0248.
Compeer, a program of friends and advocates for mental health, seeks volunteers to give an hour or more of companionship each week to someone recovering from mental illness. Call Lori
Dispute Resolution Center of Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties seeks volunteers to mediate community, family, separation and divorce conflicts. Training required and provided. Volunteer office help also needed. Call 794-3377.
Ellenville Regional Hospital seeks volunteers to assist with clerical duties, patient companionship, patient care and more. Call 647-6400, ext. 286.
Epilepsy Society of Southern New York seeks volunteers to help dispel, via education through entertainment, misconceptions that surround epilepsy. Puppeteers are needed to operate hand and rod puppets for local elementary school performances. Call Ann Marie Bezuyen, 800-640-0371.
Family Budget Education program, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County, is looking to train volunteers to help county residents learn budget planning, credit, debt and savings management. Call financial educator, 292-6180.
56th New York Volunteers, Civil War interest group, seeks men, women and children to participate in parades, historic preservation projects, living-history presentations and battle re-enactments. Call 482-3986 or e-mail
Free BOCES conversational English class for adults offered 9 a.m.-noon Sat. at Literacy Center, 63 North St., Monticello. Call 794-0017.
Free French Conversation Classes, 6-7:30 p.m. Mon., Literacy Center, 63 North St. Monticello. Some knowledge of French language structure preferred. Call 794-0017 for information.
Grahamsville First Aid Squad is seeking volunteers. Training available, current certification in CPR and/or first aid an asset. Call Donna, 985-2839, or Robin, 985-7326.
Jeffersonville Volunteer First Aid Corps needs volunteers, especially during days. First-aid training available. Call 482-3110.
Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County volunteers are also needed to participate in one-on-one tutoring for basic literacy and English as a second language students. Call Connie at 794-0017 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Liberty Joint Fire District meets at 7 p.m. second Mon. at the fire station, 256 Sprague Ave., Liberty.
Loch Sheldrake Fire Department. Volunteers Shining Through looking for fire personnel. No experience necessary; department will train. Individuals must be at least 16 and pass physical exam (the department will pay the fee). Stop by the Loch Sheldrake Firehouse, Route 52, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wed., or ask to speak with the chief, 434-2710.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley needs volunteers from Sullivan County. The foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Contact Kristen Piccione, 914-478-9474, ext. 104, or kpiccione@hudson.-wish.org.
March of Dimes is looking for volunteers for its ongoing Campaign for Healthier Babies programs in Orange and Sullivan counties. Training provided. Contact John Desibia, division director, Hudson Valley Division, March of Dimes, 488 Freedom Plains Road, Poughkeepsie 12603, or call 454-8850.
New Hope Manor, a substance-abuse treatment center for women in Barryville, needs volunteer drivers, tutors, lifeguards. Drivers needed to take clients to doctor's appointments; tutors needed to work on-site with clients not yet ready for the GED program. Call Nick Roes, 557-8353, ext. 332.
Old Stone House, Hasbrouck Road, Woodbourne, needs volunteers to help with fundraising and events. Historic house on the National Register. Call 436-7720.
143rd New York Volunteer Infantry, a Civil War re-enactment unit based in Liberty, seeks new volunteer members to take part in battle re-enactments, living histories, school presentations, and filming of movies and documentaries. Group will help to outfit and obtain equipment, instruct in drill, discipline and life of a Civil War soldier. Call Capt. Chuck Young, 295-9297.
Prasad Project, Hurleyville, needs volunteers for its children's dental-health program. Four-part training session to teach dental-health classes, Sullivan County school districts. Dental hygienists also welcome to volunteer. Call Ceci Escarra, 434-0376, ext. 110.
Radio Catskill WJFF, 90.5 FM, a nonprofit radio station in Jeffersonville, needs volunteers to help in broadcasting, office operations, fundraising, general assistance. Hours flexible. Call 482-4141.
Rape Intervention Services and Education provides compassionate, supportive listeners to cover crisis help line. Volunteers can help at home, in the RISE office or any place with a beeper. Call 791-9595.
Read It Again Bookstore, which supports Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County, is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Literacy Center, 63 North St., Monticello. Volunteers are always welcome. Call 794-1350 or e-mail email@example.com.
Rock Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps seeks riding and nonriding members for corps. EMT-certified drivers and people needed. Volunteers do not need to be certified but must be willing to obtain certification. Call 796-3087 or 796-3392.
Roscoe Community Nursing Home, 420 Rockland Road, Roscoe, seeks volunteers for three venues. Those interested in working for the Adult Day Health Care program, call Mitzi Tompkins at 607-498-4121, ext. 227. Those interested in being a nursing home volunteer or working in the gift shop, call Sandy Elmore, ext. 257. We also welcome donations of any type of craft supplies, yarn, large-print books and games.
Safe Passage Domestic Violence Program looking for volunteers to work directly with survivors of domestic violence and their children. Training is scheduled for January. Call 292-5825, ext. 630, Sullivan County residents only.
Sullivan County Court Appointed Special Advocates seeks new volunteers to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Family Court. A safe, permanent and loving home for every child in Sullivan County is CASA's goal. Call Pat Vasquez, 794-3000, ext. 3145.
Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless looking for volunteers to provide services to Tom's Kitchen, the soup kitchen on Liberty Street, Monticello. Call the Federation for the Homeless, 794-2604, or Tom's Kitchen at 791-5203.
Sullivan County Historical Society Museum, Hurleyville, seeks volunteers to help with exhibits and to provide public with access to genealogical records. No experience needed. Call 434-8044 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tues.-Thurs.
Sullivan County Office for the Aging needs volunteer drivers for Liberty, South Fallsburg, Eldred-Narrowsburg, Roscoe-Livingston Manor. Looking for anyone who has one or two hours per day to deliver meals to homebound elderly. Drivers reimbursed at 31 cents per mile to deliver meals. Call Gloria Vitolo, 794-3000, ext. 5000.
Sullivan County React seeking volunteers interested in public service. Call 434-0784.
Sullivan County SPCA seeking volunteers, donations. 104 Rock Hill Drive, Rock Hill. Call 796-3120.
Sullivan County Trail Association, Parksville, seeks volunteers willing to help promote poker run events. Call 985-2636 or 292-7838.
Sullivan Interacts looking for people interested in working with families, children with emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Training provided. Call Sherryl Roeder, 292-8770, ext. 4013.
Teen Link Workshops seeks adults interested in becoming mentors for workshops in Liberty and Monticello for young people ages 10-16. Activities include community service, arts-and-crafts projects. Call Liz Huntington or Oliver King, 791-7429.
Town of Forestburgh needs people to help in youth recreation program. Call 794-0611.
Upper Delaware Volunteer Ambulance Corps seeks riding and nonriding members. Drivers, those with CPR or EMT certifications needed. Nonriding members to do paperwork, minimal bookkeeping, minor rig maintenance also needed. Call Walt, 887-4746.
Volunteer Forum meets 2 p.m. second Mon. each month. Call Marie Stieh, 858-5567.
Western Sullivan Public Library branches need volunteers to help at front desk, shelving, straightening, checking books in and out, answering reference questions, cataloging, computer data entry, assisting with story time, crafts. Call 482-4350.
Woodbourne Volunteer Fire Department First Aid Squad seeks people for the following: EMTs, drivers, staff for fundraisers. Callers and kitchen help needed during bingo Wed. evenings. Volunteers do not need certification for all positions. All training and training materials are free for members. Call 434-6763 or stop by Wed. evenings, Firehouse Road and Route 52, Woodbourne.
Youngsville Environmental Preservation Committee seeks active volunteers of all ages to assist with beautification projects. Call Linda Babicz, 482-4997.
To be included in this listing, mail the name, address and phone number of your organization, along with a brief description of the type of help sought, to Community News, Times Herald-Record, 479 Broadway, Monticello 12701, or fax 794-5360.