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Volunteer Tutors, part-time teachers and substitute teachers who help people learn to read, write or spell, learn math, earn a high school diploma through the GED program, or learn to read and write English. 494-1964.

Connections Area Agency on aging, needs volunteer drivers for Meals on Wheels program. Deliveries take an hour and are delivered Monday to Friday from 10:30am to 12:00pm. 712-279-6900 extension 8266.

The Friends of Latham Park, Finding volunteers to help with gardening, fundraising and maintenance of the area. Meets second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Latham Park Meetinghouse, 1915 South Lemon, Sioux City.

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, various positions available. Betty, 712-258-0838.

Foster Grandparents Program, is looking for volunteers ages 55+ who are willing to help children in the classroom by mentoring them. Volunteers may reside in Woodbury County and be eligible for financial benefits. Call 712-224-2610 for more information.

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UnityPoint Health-St. Luke, is seeking volunteers for opportunities at the hospital and Sunnybrook Medical Plaza. Mary Obrien, 712-279-3220.

Food Bank of Siouxland, volunteers to sort and process food at the warehouse. Assists in repackaging and preparing groceries for distribution to non-profit organizations. Volunteer between the hours of 10am to 12pm or 1pm to 3pm Tuesday-Thursday. Due to Covid places are limited so please call ahead. For more information, call 712-255-9741.

Hospice care initiatives, is seeking caring, compassionate people in the Sioux City area to become hospice volunteers. For more information, call 712-239-1226, ext. 6609 or 877-577-3888.

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

Ronald McDonald House, is looking for volunteers for 2 to 4 hour shifts, Monday to Friday, including weekends. call 712-255-4084.

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

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership Early edge and edge, South Sioux City and Dakota City. Accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. 402-494-6755 or 402-494-1282.

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

senior support program, needs volunteers to visit other seniors to help them be independent and stay in their own homes. Volunteers may reside in Woodbury, Plymouth, Monona, and Dakota counties and be eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Foster Grandparent Programs, need volunteers to help children in local schools. Volunteering in Woodbury and Plymouth counties and potentially eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Iowa SIDS Foundation/Siouxland, seeking volunteers for the planning committee for “Walk for the Future” on August 28th. Contact Pam at 712-548-8686.

TeamMate’s mentoring program, South Sioux City, Bishop-Heelan and Sergeant Bluff are looking for volunteers to mentor youth. 1-877-531-8326.

The office of the state care ombudsman, is seeking applicants for the state Volunteer Ombudsman (VOP) program to assist the office in protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of those living in long-term care. For more information or to request an application, call the VOP coordinator at 866-236-1430.

Community center for families in Midtown, needs volunteers to support staff with educational and recreational programs. Support is also needed for our 4-H Club offered by ISU Extension, Woodbury County. For more information, call (712) 276-2157.

Human Services Department, is looking for volunteers in the office or transport sector. 712-255-2913, extension 2049.

Safe place, is looking for volunteers for services such as filing, public relations and fundraising, or serving customers directly or child care after certification training (provided by SafePlace). We are also looking for bilingual volunteers who are fluent in both English and Spanish to provide direct and indirect services. Please call 258-7233.

Iowa Radio Reading Information Service, is looking for volunteers to read the Sioux City Journal on air for the blind from 8am to 9am twice a month at the KWIT studios. 712-274-6406.

ASSE International Student Exchange Program, volunteers are needed as area representatives, recruiting and screening potential host families, mentoring exchange students, and interviewing American students wishing to go abroad. 1-800-736-1760.

Special Troopers Adaptive Riding School (STARS), needs volunteers to help with therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities. No horse knowledge necessary. Trainer training possible. For more information email [email protected] or call the barn at 712-239-5042.

Alzheimer Society, Search for volunteers. 712-279-5802.

Iowa Alzheimer’s Support Groups, first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Heritage at Northern Hills, 4002 Teton Trace. Second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 S. Martha. Third Tuesday of every month at 11 am at the Alzheimer’s Association, 1315 Zenith Dr., Suite B. Third Tuesday of every month at 4 pm at the Morningside Lutheran Church.

Alzheimer’s Support Groups in Nebraska, Bancroft Senior Citizens Center, 215 North Main Street, Bancroft, NE 68004. Third Monday of the month from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crofton Senior Center 1008 West Second Street Crofton, NE 68730. Third Wednesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m :00 a.m. Golden Oaks Center 406 North Oakland Avenue Oakland, NE 68045. Last Monday of the month from 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 from 4 to 5 p.m o’clock for the months of February and March. For information or appointments, please call 800.272.3900 or visit communityresourcefinder.org

Possibilities Unlimited, is looking for volunteers to help in various areas. Susan Vondrak, 712-277-8295 ext. 143.

Court-appointed special counsel for abused children, neglect, despair. 279-6602.

american red cross, Siouxland Chapter. 252-4081.

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

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland, needs adult volunteers to serve as mentors for children ages 6-14. Mentors must be at least 18 years old and should be able to serve four hours per month. Interested persons should contact the BBBS office at 3650 Glen Oaks Blvd. stop by or call 712-239-9890.

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