needs from: United Way of the Plains

Volunteer: Customer Appreciation Day!

Join in the fun as the Museum of World Treasures shows their appreciation to all of their visitors. Volunteers needed to work at children's crafts tables around the museum. Must enjoy making crafts and interacting with parents and children. 

Shifts available between 9:30 am and 5 pm.

Agency: Museum of World Treasures
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Happens On Aug 12, 2017
Agency Requirement: >14 years old
Zip Code: 67202
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Front Desk Volunteer

Do you have free time during your week? Are you retired and looking for something to do? Then the Kansas Food Bank wants your help! We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help staff our front desk.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities: including but not limited to

Answering the telephone Greeting guests and volunteers and helping them sign in and out Helping clients understand the list of community resources Sorting the mail, occasional light filing or paper shredding

Bi-Lingual a plus!

 

Agency: Kansas Foodbank
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67211
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: General Office Assistant

Great for college student looking for volunteer service hours.  Responsibilities include; filing, answering phones, word processing, copying and organizing.  Individual must be dependable, self starter, general computer knowledge and have good organizational skills.  Only needed a couple hours once a week.

Agency: Exploration Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Personal Shopper

The volunteer Personal Shopper is at the heart of our mission. Their role is to build up the client’s confidence in her appearance and help the client to understand the importance of the interview suit. They do this by providing individualized attention, encouragement, and a supportive environment for the client during her Tailored Transition appointment. Duties include:

Greeting the client and explaining our suiting process Assessing the client’s personal fashion taste, and guiding them toward appropriate outfits Assisting the client in the dressing room by providing feedback on the clothing selections Helping the client select appropriate accessories and cosmetics Informing the client about the additional services offered to her Straightening the dressing area after the client leaves

We ask that volunteers set aside a two hour block every week or every other week so that we can schedule clients during that time. 

Agency: Dress for Success Wichita, Inc.
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Assessors needed!

Help clients to a new future! Assessors are often the first face our clients see when coming through our doors. They work closely with clients to determine their needs and point them in the direction of appropriate services that we or other organizations offer.

 

We're looking for several Assessors to serve the following shifts every week or every other week.

Tuesday 9-11 or 1-3

Wednesday 11-1 

Thursday 1-3

Agency: Dress for Success Wichita, Inc.
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Veterans Awareness EXPO Volunteer

Your chance to give back with this important community event! Tasks will include parking directions, greeting, assisting providers loading/unloading displays, helping in hospitality room for lunch provided for those with info tables & volunteers, communicating with "vendors" and visitors as directed. Terrific group opportunity! 

 

Agency: Vet-To-Vet Support Command
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Happens On Aug 5, 2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Veterans Awareness Expo--Set-up

Volunteers needed to assist in preparation for the Veterans Awareness Expo. Set up tables and chairs, banners, prepare the space, other miscellaneous tasks to prepare for the event. Great group opportunity!

Agency: Vet-To-Vet Support Command
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Happens On Aug 4, 2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Photo Curator

This volunteer would work 1-3 hours per month to help curate photos and photo releases for our NASA project. This volunteer is needed to organize and match photos with photo release forms and organize them in an easy to reference spreadsheet. Volunteer will ensure completeness of photo releases, scan them individually according to reference system, match faces for forms and chart them on a spreadsheet.  Some months will have more data than others.  Must be at least 16 years of age. Monday through Friday daytime hours.  Ongoing project until summer of 2018.

Agency: Exploration Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Administrative Assistant

The volunteer for this position is requested to help with daily administrative operations and projects.  Tasks will include general office duties such as: filing, typing, organizing, assisting educators with tasks for camps and homeschool.

Agency: Exploration Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: GSK Science Summer Family Day Volunteer

The volunteer for this position will help with facilitating sports themed activities for this special event.  Must be at least 18 years of age with a friendly and engaging personality.  Training on specific activity will be provided prior to event opening. Volunteers working the event will receive 20% discount at our Explore Store, Concessions and Snack Bar while volunteering.  Volunteers will also be able to view the museum exhibits after completion of volunteer assignment.

Agency: Exploration Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Happens On Jul 29, 2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Special Event Volunteer - Capes and Cocktails

There are several volunteer opportunities for this event.  Volunteers are need for set up, tear down, check-in, store assistance and activity facilitators.  All volunteers who participate in this event will receive a 20% discount at our Explore Store during the event.   

Agency: Exploration Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Happens On Aug 11, 2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Cosplayers or Theater Actor

The volunteer for this assignment should be a super hero cosplayer or theater actor with own costume to participate in our Hall of Heroes exhibit.  Need volunteers who are available Saturdays and/or Sundays between 12pm and 4pm.  The volunteer should be willing to meet and greet with our visitors to the museum while remaining in full character.  Volunteer should also be willing to take a selfie photo with visitors (30 minute time-frame).  Only 3 to 4 hour increments with exception at our adult special event on August 11th, Capes and Cocktails from 6pm to 11pm.

Agency: Exploration Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes