Volunteers wanted: January 8, 2023 | lifestyle

HeartsWay Hospice of Northeast Texas is looking for caring individuals who want to volunteer and support hospice care teams and their families. Our volunteers are used for office support, visiting patients in nursing homes, assisting with special events and helping with area marketing. HeartsWay volunteers are offered training and serve in their own communities. Contact Rex Fennell, Director of Volunteer Services & Outreach at (903) 295-1680 or email [email protected]

American Red Cross — East Texas Chapter, a nonprofit organization that prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers, has a variety of volunteer opportunities available with the many programs offered by the American Red Cross. For information, contact Executive Director Karen Holt at [email protected] or call (903) 331-2565.

Longview Regional Medical Center is looking for volunteers to join its Volunteer Auxiliary. For information, call (903) 233-4762.

East Texas Literacy Council, a Longview-based non-profit organization has an immediate need for a volunteer to teach an ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) class on Wednesdays from 8:00am to 10:30am in Kilgore. No experience required. For information, call (903) 757-9302.

Lifesavers: Skylyr’s Passion Rescue, a local non-profit dog rescue organization in foster care is in immediate need of foster homes to help facilitate this effort. Cultivation usually takes three to six weeks. The rescue provides food, vet care, etc. You provide love, a safe place for the dog to hang out, and help prepare the dog for its forever home. For information email, [email protected] or text Angie at (903) 452-0526.

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center is looking for volunteers to help at reception, in the gift shop, in the garden, in children’s classes and at events. For information, call (903) 212-2181.

silver paws, a non-profit agency that provides healing through animal-assisted activities and therapy programs is seeking volunteers to assist in our facility as greeters, program assistants and fundraisers and event assistance. We are always looking for new therapy animal teams that are ready to serve the community. For information, visit www.silverpawstx.org, call (903) 720-2068 or email [email protected]

Coalition of All Good Dogs looking for volunteers with observation skills who can follow directions. They will participate in monthly adoption events and/or rehabilitation activities led by a dog trainer. For information, email [email protected] or call/text Klancey (903) 235-0383.

Longview Animal Rescue Organization due to the increase in the number of stray animals and pet surrenders, they urgently need volunteers to care for dogs and cats. Volunteers are trained and most costs are covered. Cultivation can take several weeks to several months. For information, email [email protected] or visit LongviewPetsRescue.org.

Newgate Mission, 207 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview, needs lunch server volunteers from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Hats and masks are mandatory. Volunteers can be in a group or individually. Up to three people are needed each day. For information, call Brenda, (903) 757-6146.

Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization that provides a collaborative, multidisciplinary response to the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse. Volunteers help restore hope to children who have been abused. For information, email [email protected] or call (903) 807-0189.

Texas Home Health Hospice, 2904 N. Fourth St., Longview, needs volunteers to offer companionship to patients, family support and office assistance. For information, email [email protected] or call (903) 234-0943.

CASA in East Texas is looking for volunteers to help children enter the foster care system. CASA volunteers are screened and trained, then judges are appointed to represent and advocate for the child in the child welfare system. For information, email [email protected] or call (903) 753-8093.

Longview Citizens on Patrol is seeking volunteers to increase cooperation between residents and the Longview Police Department. For information and volunteer opportunities, email [email protected] or call (903) 424-9609.

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