JACIL – Peggy Davidsmeyer 245-8371

  • Need handicap ramps constructed. They have materials, need labor to construct

  • Part time receptionist to answer phones, open Mon-Thur 8 to 5, mostly need afternoon help

Girls Scouts –Pam Kovacevich 523-8159

  • Troop leaders needed. 18 years and older, can be male but would need a female assistant. Meet as little as twice a month to weekly

Midwest Youth Services – Ann Hungerford 245-6000

  • Community Service Options for Youth – JAY-PRO Program

  • Licensed Foster Homes

  • Adult mentors for high school age teens to partner with working on community service projects

  • On call workers needed (bachelors degree required)\

Prairie Council on Aging (PCOA)– Nancy Thorsen 217-479-4619

  • Home Deliver Meals for the Bread of Love Nutrition program – Mon. - Fri. Pickup food at Turner High Rise between 10:30 and 11am, delivery in 40 minutes to an hour and return to Turner. 3 routes/ 4 days a week in Jacksonville city limits that need to be delivered. Looking for help with one or all routes on any or all of the days. Any assistance prevents PCOA from paying for it. You will love those seniors!

Hobby Horse House – Ericka Marshall 243-7708

  • Help with daycare at Parenting Classes, assisting with parent child visits.

Boy Scouts – Jerry Daniels 529-2727

  • Help with creating and planning fundraiser events, people to join the District Committee

Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault – Shelley Vaughn 744-2560

  • Hotline help, requires 40 hour training. Other help is needed to man booth at local fairs/events

Red Cross – Dawn Morris 787-7602

  • Disaster action team to assist in event of disasters

New Directions – Sarah Robinson 271-1014

  • Meal providers for the first Sunday of each month, and the second Saturday of each month.

  • Meal for 20-30 people, consist of main dish. vegetable, dessert and drinks, meal served between 6-6:30

Crisis Center Foundation – Dona Leanard 243-4357

  • Stumps removed

  • Clean out large storage shed – this will have to be in warmer weather

  • Power wash fence – warmer weather

Presbyterian Church – Kathy Fellhauer 243-3558

  • We have rooms that need painting (paint supplied by Church).

  • Help planning and organizing fund-raising activities

YMCA – Mary Henry 245-2141

  • Homework assistance during the school year from 4 to 5 pm

  • Summertime – arts, crafts and sports volunteers to help with summer camp

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen – Polly Pulley 371-6363

  • Art teacher, helpers for the gym for the summer







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