Volunteer opportunities

This column is a sample of volunteer opportunities available in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Amy Mattson at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at 485-1782. Others should contact the agencies directly. Additional opportunities are posted online at UPvolunteer.org.

Moosewood Nature Center needs volunteers to greet visitors, help clean animal habitats and feed the animals. Contact Linda at 228-6250, or “mailto:linda@moosewood.org”>linda@moosewood.org for more information.

Lake Superior Hospice, an independent non-profit, is seeking volunteers to join their award winning volunteer team. Volunteers are needed for office assistance, friendly visits, caregiver relief, veteran to veteran, and community outreach. Contact Director of Volunteers and Outreach Bethany Buehrly at 225-7760 or email bbuehrly@lakesuperiorhospice.org for more information.

It is the little things we do that make the biggest impact in the lives of others. As a volunteer with U.P. Home Health and Hospice, you will be able to leave lasting impressions on hospice patients, their family and caregivers. Build your skills or share your talents with hospice patients in a variety of volunteer opportunities and the life you change just may be your own. U.P. Home Health and Hospice continues to exceed standards with chart-topping clinical quality reports while growing its volunteer team. Hospice volunteers are a special group of individuals who provide service, companionship and friendship to patients through a variety of activities, and respite to caregivers. Activities with patients may include helping with life reviews, memoirs, reading or listening to music together, preparing light meals, running errands, veteran-to-veteran interaction, writing letters or making phone calls. Volunteers visit patients in private homes and residential care facilities. U.P. Home Health and Hospice provide free training, flexibility, ongoing support and education to ensure all volunteers are comfortable working directly with patients and their loved ones and it is essential for the volunteer to understand that they are part of the Hospice Team. For more information, call Volunteer Coordinator, Tony Evans, at 225-4545 or email: tonye@uphomehealth.org.

The Care Clinic, a pregnancy resource center, is looking for volunteers to greet and check-in clients and for volunteers to provide one-to-one mentoring to assist clients through personalized pregnancy lesson plans. Volunteers needed weekdays; times flexible. The Care Clinic is located at 1213 N. Third, Marquette and 330 Fortress, Sawyer. Contact Karol at 228-2273 or kpokley@careclinicmqt.org for more information.

Start the school year as a Girl Scout leader! Troop leaders at the Kindergarten “Daisy” level are needed for all schools. Consider joining a leadership team already active in your community! Application and training are online at vapp.gsnwgl.org/ Orientation is provided in person and year-round support is available. To learn more about Girl Scouting in Marquette County or to find Girl Scouting in your community contact Jill Rady 920-955-3438 or jrady@ggsnwgl.org.

Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care seeks volunteers to help entertain and enrich the lives of residents. Activities may include: bingo, music, dancing, arts and crafts, games, etc. Activities usually run for roughly one hour. Call Erica Campbell at 225-4488 or email activities@brookridge-heights.com.

Volunteers are needed to help serve the AMCAB senior lunch at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 228-6522.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Harvey is looking for volunteers between 11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Duties could include: cashier, customer service, cleaning and organizing. Also help is needed one or two days per week for four hours, with minor mechanical/electoral repairs, woodworking, help in the receiving department and picking up donated merchandise. For more information contact the Habitat office at 228-3578, info@mqthabitat.org or visit its website at www.mqthabitat.org.

Eastwood Nursing Center Activities Department seeks volunteers to help residents on outings, with activities and for creative new ideas for residents. Call Amy Fraley at 475-7500.

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter seeks people to help with Wish List Collection Drives. Three times a month volunteers stand outside a local store and pass out the UPAWS wish list and collect donations. Volunteers are needed also to serve as cleaners and kitty cuddlers mornings at the Petsmart Adoption Center. Sign up for the Poster Pals team to help get the word out around town; times and areas are flexible. Call 475-6661.

Ongoing docent (tour guide) volunteer opportunities are available at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University. For two weeks each November and May, local K-12 schools schedule tours of exhibitions in the museum. No experience necessary; training is provided. Time commitment is minimal; one-hour training session and 90 minutes per tour. Schedules are e-mailed in advance and volunteers respond based on their availability. Must have a valid email address and enjoy working with children. Visit www.nmu.edu/devos, call 906-227-1481 or email mmatusca@nmu.edu.

The YMCA of Marquette County seeks a caring, dependable volunteer able to work any time between 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Tot Watch area. Call Benjamin Platt at 228-3771 or email bplatt@ymcamqt.org.

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to help with construction on homes in Negaunee, Ishpeming and Gwinn. Volunteers also are needed to help at the ReStore in Harvey. Call 228-3578, email Jane@mqthabitat.org or visit www.mqthabitat.org. Experience not necessary.

Help brighten a child’s life – make a year-long commitment. Become a Big Brother or Big Sister. For more information, call 475-8901 or email liz@bbbsmqt.org

International Experience seeks families to host international exchange students for the school year, willing to share family traditions, American culture and a loving supportive environment with a boy or girl age 15-18 from abroad. Call local coordinator Cristina Anderson at 906-250-1500, email c.anderson@international-experience.net or visit www.iE-usa.com.

Bell Hospital seeks volunteers for the gift shop to run a register and provide customer service. Help with the coffee cart and a new patient information/helper volunteer position is also needed. Call Julie at 485-2751 for more details.

Teaching Family Homes seeks volunteers for ongoing efforts, including animal care, classroom tutor, computer technology, environmental, facility maintenance, fine arts, grant writer/research, group home tutor/mentor, office support, publicity and marketing, school librarian, special events volunteer and sports and exercise. Call Rich Rossway at 249-5437.

American Cancer Society Resource Center seeks volunteers at its Peninsula Medical Center office to hand out literature and help patients organize information during treatment. All services are free, and the resource center is volunteer staffed. Call 475-9897 or stop by the resource center, Suite 110 of the medical center off the Fair Avenue entrance. Call 225-3507 prior to visiting.

Grandparents Teach, Too seeks retired teacher volunteers to help provide hands-on workshops for parents and grandparents. The workshops help adults prepare young children to succeed in school and a lifetime of learning. Workshops are held in schools, libraries, hospitals, churches, and bi-monthly at the Marquette County Community Detention Center. Volunteer commitment is flexible. Email Iris Katers at grandparentsteach@gmail.com, or call 228-9183.

Marquette Adult Day Services seeks children to sing or play instruments for our seniors. A great opportunity to practice your skills. Call Melissa at 226-2142.

The K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum seeks volunteer attendants from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays to escort museum visitors through the museum, answer questions and run the museum store. Intensive training is available. The museum is at 402 Third St., K.I. Sawyer. Call Bob Vick at 362-3531.

The Ishpeming Senior Center seeks a retired or semi-retired nurse to take blood pressures during walk-in blood pressure clinics offered 1 to 3 p.m. the third Friday of each month. Call Elyse Bertucci at 485-5527.

The Forsyth Senior Center seeks kitchen volunteers to help prepare senior meals for the congregate meal site and for the homebound. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Volunteers receive free lunch. Call 346-9862.

Great Lakes Recovery Centers volunteers age 21 or older with good driving records are needed to transport clients to appointments using an agency vehicle. Call 228-7611. GLRC also seeks one or two volunteers to assist with general office duties at its Marquette administrative office. Ideal for senior or college student/intern, flexible schedule. Call 228-9699, ext. 15.

The Women’s Center and Harbor House seek volunteers to answer crisis calls, provide crisis intervention and support advocacy services. Other opportunities available, training provided. Call 226-6611.

The Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council seeks volunteers for the Vista Theater Thrift Shop in Negaunee, to cashier, sell tickets from a computer program, do simple cleaning of the building, sort and hang clothes. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 475-7188.

The nonprofit Divine Consign and Donated Furniture store in Marquette seeks clerks for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, and for furniture pickup. Proceeds benefit Father Marquette Catholic Schools. Call 458-4406.

“Ask the Doctors” on WNMU needs volunteers to answer phones and write down caller’s questions. Call Kaitlin Connin at 734-476-2826 for more information or to sign up.

Mather Nursing Center is looking for volunteers to visit with residents who would like to socialize. Anyone who knows American Sign Language will have the opportunity to use their skills at the facility. Contact Kim Johnson at kjohnson@matherhealthcare.com, or by calling 485-1073 for more details.

Volunteer opportunities

This column is a sample of volunteer opportunities available in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Amy Mattson at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at 485-1782. Others should contact the agencies directly. Additional opportunities are posted online at UPvolunteer.org.

Moosewood Nature Center needs volunteers to greet visitors, help clean animal habitats and feed the animals. Contact Linda at 228-6250, or “mailto:linda@moosewood.org”>linda@moosewood.org for more information.

Lake Superior Hospice, an independent non-profit, is seeking volunteers to join their award winning volunteer team. Volunteers are needed for office assistance, friendly visits, caregiver relief, veteran to veteran, and community outreach. Contact Director of Volunteers and Outreach Bethany Buehrly at 225-7760 or email bbuehrly@lakesuperiorhospice.org for more information.

It is the little things we do that make the biggest impact in the lives of others. As a volunteer with U.P. Home Health and Hospice, you will be able to leave lasting impressions on hospice patients, their family and caregivers. Build your skills or share your talents with hospice patients in a variety of volunteer opportunities and the life you change just may be your own. U.P. Home Health and Hospice continues to exceed standards with chart-topping clinical quality reports while growing its volunteer team. Hospice volunteers are a special group of individuals who provide service, companionship and friendship to patients through a variety of activities, and respite to caregivers. Activities with patients may include helping with life reviews, memoirs, reading or listening to music together, preparing light meals, running errands, veteran-to-veteran interaction, writing letters or making phone calls. Volunteers visit patients in private homes and residential care facilities. U.P. Home Health and Hospice provide free training, flexibility, ongoing support and education to ensure all volunteers are comfortable working directly with patients and their loved ones and it is essential for the volunteer to understand that they are part of the Hospice Team. For more information, call Volunteer Coordinator, Tony Evans, at 225-4545 or email: tonye@uphomehealth.org.

The Care Clinic, a pregnancy resource center, is looking for volunteers to greet and check-in clients and for volunteers to provide one-to-one mentoring to assist clients through personalized pregnancy lesson plans. Volunteers needed weekdays; times flexible. The Care Clinic is located at 1213 N. Third, Marquette and 330 Fortress, Sawyer. Contact Karol at 228-2273 or kpokley@careclinicmqt .org for more information.

Start the school year as a Girl Scout leader! Troop leaders at the Kindergarten “Daisy” level are needed for all schools. Consider joining a leadership team already active in your community! Application and training are online at vapp.gsnwgl.org/ Orientation is provided in person and year-round support is available. To learn more about Girl Scouting in Marquette County or to find Girl Scouting in your community contact Jill Rady 920-955-3438 or jrady@ggsnwgl.org.

Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care seeks volunteers to help entertain and enrich the lives of residents. Activities may include: bingo, music, dancing, arts and crafts, games, etc. Activities usually run for roughly one hour. Call Erica Campbell at 225-4488 or email activities@brookridge-heights.com.

Volunteers are needed to help serve the AMCAB senior lunch at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 228-6522.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Harvey is looking for volunteers between 11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Duties could include: cashier, customer service, cleaning and organizing. Also help is needed one or two days per week for four hours, with minor mechanical/electoral repairs, woodworking, help in the receiving department and picking up donated merchandise. For more information contact the Habitat office at 228-3578, info@mqthabitat.org or visit its website at www.mqthabitat.org.

Eastwood Nursing Center Activities Department seeks volunteers to help residents on outings, with activities and for creative new ideas for residents. Call Amy Fraley at 475-7500.

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter seeks people to help with Wish List Collection Drives. Three times a month volunteers stand outside a local store and pass out the UPAWS wish list and collect donations. Volunteers are needed also to serve as cleaners and kitty cuddlers mornings at the Petsmart Adoption Center. Sign up for the Poster Pals team to help get the word out around town; times and areas are flexible. Call 475-6661.

Ongoing docent (tour guide) volunteer opportunities are available at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University. For two weeks each November and May, local K-12 schools schedule tours of exhibitions in the museum. No experience necessary; training is provided. Time commitment is minimal; one-hour training session and 90 minutes per tour. Schedules are e-mailed in advance and volunteers respond based on their availability. Must have a valid email address and enjoy working with children. Visit www.nmu.edu/devos, call 906-227-1481 or email mmatusca@nmu.edu.

The YMCA of Marquette County seeks a caring, dependable volunteer able to work any time between 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Tot Watch area. Call Benjamin Platt at 228-3771 or email bplatt@ymcamqt.org.

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to help with construction on homes in Negaunee, Ishpeming and Gwinn. Volunteers also are needed to help at the ReStore in Harvey. Call 228-3578, email Jane@mqthabitat.org or visit www.mqthabitat.org. Experience not necessary.

Help brighten a child’s life – make a year-long commitment. Become a Big Brother or Big Sister. For more information, call 475-8901 or email liz@bbbsmqt.org

International Experience seeks families to host international exchange students for the school year, willing to share family traditions, American culture and a loving supportive environment with a boy or girl age 15-18 from abroad. Call local coordinator Cristina Anderson at 906-250-1500, email c.anderson@international-experience.net or visit www.iE-usa.com.

Bell Hospital seeks volunteers for the gift shop to run a register and provide customer service. Help with the coffee cart and a new patient information/helper volunteer position is also needed. Call Julie at 485-2751 for more details.

Volunteer opportunities

This column is a sample of volunteer opportunities available in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Amy Mattson at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at 485-1782. Others should contact the agencies directly. Additional opportunities are posted online at UPvolunteer.org.

Moosewood Nature Center needs volunteers to greet visitors, help clean animal habitats and feed the animals. Contact Linda at 228-6250, or “mailto:linda@moosewood.org”>linda@moosewood.org for more information.

Lake Superior Hospice, an independent non-profit, is now seeking volunteers to join their award winning volunteer team. Volunteers are needed for office assistance, friendly visits, caregiver relief, veteran to veteran, and community outreach. Contact Director of Volunteers and Outreach Bethany Buehrly at 225-7760 or email bbuehrly@lakesuperiorhospice.org for more information.

It is the little things we do that make the biggest impact in the lives of others. As a volunteer with U.P. Home Health and Hospice, you will be able to leave lasting impressions on hospice patients, their family and caregivers. Build your skills or share your talents with hospice patients in a variety of volunteer opportunities and the life you change just may be your own. U.P. Home Health and Hospice continues to exceed standards with chart-topping clinical quality reports while growing its volunteer team. Hospice volunteers are a special group of individuals who provide service, companionship and friendship to patients through a variety of activities, and respite to caregivers. Activities with patients may include helping with life reviews, memoirs, reading or listening to music together, preparing light meals, running errands, veteran-to-veteran interaction, writing letters or making phone calls. Volunteers visit patients in private homes and residential care facilities. U.P. Home Health and Hospice provide free training, flexibility, ongoing support and education to ensure all volunteers are comfortable working directly with patients and their loved ones and it is essential for the volunteer to understand that they are part of the Hospice Team. For more information, call Volunteer Coordinator, Tony Evans, at 225-4545 or email: tonye@uphomehealth.org.

The Marquette Regional History Center is looking for two volunteers to work in the John M. Longyear Research Library. Position 1 will assist patrons of the library in identifying and accessing library materials and re-shelving materials when the patron is finished. As time allows the volunteer may be given other projects to work on such as archival processing or transcription of oral histories. Qualifications: must be able to make a firm time commitment to the library each week, be well organized, have good interpersonal skills, work as a team player and be flexible to take on other responsibilities. A working knowledge of library and archival practices and a familiarity with local history and genealogy a plus but not required.

Starting in the fall, Position 2 will transcribe oral histories from the collection and perform background research on some of the oral histories. The volunteer may be asked to assist with other types of data entry, particularly with the upcoming implementation of our online library catalog. This position will not interact with the public. Qualifications: must be able to make a firm time commitment to the library each week, have basic typing skills and basic computer literacy, be well organized and work as a team player.

If interested, contact the Marquette Regional History Center at 226-3571 or submit an online application through its website, www.marquettehistory.org.

The Care Clinic, a pregnancy resource center, is looking for volunteers to greet and check-in clients and for volunteers to provide one-to-one mentoring to assist clients through personalized pregnancy lesson plans. Volunteers needed weekdays; times flexible. The Care Clinic is located at 1213 N. Third, Marquette and 330 Fortress, Sawyer. Contact Karol at 228-2273 or kpokley@careclinic mqt.org for more information.

Start the school year as a Girl Scout leader! Troop leaders at the Kindergarten “Daisy” level are needed for all schools. Consider joining a leadership team already active in your community! Application and training are online at vapp.gsnwgl.org/ Orientation is provided in person and year-round support is available. To learn more about Girl Scouting in Marquette County or to find Girl Scouting in your community contact Jill Rady 920-955-3438 or jrady@ggsnwgl.org.

The Negaunee Senior Center is seeking someone to put photos and documents into scrapbooks for the center. Materials are provided. Call Kristy at 475-6266 for details.

Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care seeks volunteers to help entertain and enrich the lives of residents. Activities may include: bingo, music, dancing, arts and crafts, games, etc. Activities usually run for roughly one hour. Call Erica Campbell at 225-4488 or email activities@brookridge-heights.com.

Volunteers are needed to help serve the AMCAB senior lunch at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 228-6522.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Harvey is looking for volunteers between 11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Duties could include: cashier, customer service, cleaning and organizing. Also help is needed one or two days per week for four hours, with minor mechanical/electoral repairs, woodworking, help in the receiving department and picking up donated merchandise. For more information contact the Habitat office at 228-3578, info@mqthabitat.org or visit its website at www.mqthabitat.org.

Eastwood Nursing Center Activities Department seeks volunteers to help residents on outings, with activities and for creative new ideas for residents. Call Amy Fraley at 475-7500.

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter seeks people to help with Wish List Collection Drives. Three times a month volunteers stand outside a local store and pass out the UPAWS wish list and collect donations. Volunteers are needed also to serve as cleaners and kitty cuddlers mornings at the Petsmart Adoption Center. Sign up for the Poster Pals team to help get the word out around town; times and areas are flexible. Call 475-6661.

Ongoing docent (tour guide) volunteer opportunities are available at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University. For two weeks each November and May, local K-12 schools schedule tours of exhibitions in the museum. No experience necessary; training is provided. Time commitment is minimal; one-hour training session and 90 minutes per tour. Schedules are e-mailed in advance and volunteers respond based on their availability. Must have a valid email address and enjoy working with children. Visit www.nmu.edu/devos, call 906-227-1481 or email mmatusca@nmu.edu.

The YMCA of Marquette County seeks a caring, dependable volunteer able to work any time between 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Tot Watch area. Call Benjamin Platt at 228-3771 or email bplatt@ymcamqt.org.

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to help with construction on homes in Negaunee, Ishpeming and Gwinn. Volunteers also are needed to help at the ReStore in Harvey. Call 228-3578, email Jane@mqthabitat.org or visit www.mqthabitat.org. Experience not necessary.

Help brighten a child’s life – make a year-long commitment. Become a Big Brother or Big Sister. For more information, call 475-8901 or email liz@bbbsmqt.org

International Experience seeks families to host international exchange students for the school year, willing to share family traditions, American culture and a loving supportive environment with a boy or girl age 15-18 from abroad. Call local coordinator Cristina Anderson at 906-250-1500, email c.anderson@international-experience.net or visit www.iE-usa.com.

Bell Hospital seeks volunteers for the gift shop to run a register and provide customer service. Help with the coffee cart and a new patient information/helper volunteer position is also needed. Call Julie at 485-2751 for more details.

Teaching Family Homes seeks volunteers for ongoing efforts, including animal care, classroom tutor, computer technology, environmental, facility maintenance, fine arts, grant writer/research, group home tutor/mentor, office support, publicity and marketing, school librarian, special events volunteer and sports and exercise. Call Rich Rossway at 249-5437.

American Cancer Society Resource Center seeks volunteers at its Peninsula Medical Center office to hand out literature and help patients organize information during treatment. All services are free, and the resource center is volunteer staffed. Call 475-9897 or stop by the resource center, Suite 110 of the medical center off the Fair Avenue entrance. Call 225-3507 prior to visiting.

Volunteer opportunities

This column is a sample of volunteer opportunities available in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Amy Mattson at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at 485-1782. Others should contact the agencies directly. Additional opportunities are posted online at UPvolunteer.org.

Moosewood Nature Center needs volunteers to greet visitors, help clean animal habitats and feed the animals. Contact Linda at 228-6250, or “mailto:linda@moosewood.org”>linda@moosewood.org for more information.

Lake Superior Hospice, an independent non-profit, is now seeking volunteers to join their award winning volunteer team. Volunteers are needed for office assistance, friendly visits, caregiver relief, veteran to veteran, and community outreach. The next volunteer training will be from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 and, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. To register, contact Director of Volunteers and Outreach, Bethany Buehrly at 225-7760 or email bbuehrly@lakesuperiorhospice.org.

It is the little things we do that make the biggest impact in the lives of others. As a volunteer with U.P. Home Health and Hospice, you will be able to leave lasting impressions on hospice patients, their family and caregivers. Build your skills or share your talents with hospice patients in a variety of volunteer opportunities and the life you change just may be your own. U.P. Home Health and Hospice continues to exceed standards with chart-topping clinical quality reports while growing its volunteer team. Hospice volunteers are a special group of individuals who provide service, companionship and friendship to patients through a variety of activities, and respite to caregivers. Activities with patients may include helping with life reviews, memoirs, reading or listening to music together, preparing light meals, running errands, veteran-to-veteran interaction, writing letters or making phone calls. Volunteers visit patients in private homes and residential care facilities. U.P. Home Health and Hospice provide free training, flexibility, ongoing support and education to ensure all volunteers are comfortable working directly with patients and their loved ones and it is essential for the volunteer to understand that they are part of the Hospice Team. For more information, call Volunteer Coordinator, Tony Evans, at 225-4545 or email: tonye@uphomehealth.org.

The Marquette Regional History Center is looking for two volunteers to work in the John M. Longyear Research Library. Position 1 will assist patrons of the library in identifying and accessing library materials and re-shelving materials when the patron is finished. As time allows the volunteer may be given other projects to work on such as archival processing or transcription of oral histories. Qualifications: must be able to make a firm time commitment to the library each week, be well organized, have good interpersonal skills, work as a team player and be flexible to take on other responsibilities. A working knowledge of library and archival practices and a familiarity with local history and genealogy a plus but not required.

Starting in the fall, Position 2 will transcribe oral histories from the collection and perform background research on some of the oral histories. The volunteer may be asked to assist with other types of data entry, particularly with the upcoming implementation of our online library catalog. This position will not interact with the public. Qualifications: must be able to make a firm time commitment to the library each week, have basic typing skills and basic computer literacy, be well organized and work as a team player.

If interested, contact the Marquette Regional History Center at 226-3571 or submit an online application through its website, www.marquettehistory.org.

The Care Clinic, a pregnancy resource center, is looking for volunteers to greet and check-in clients and for volunteers to provide one-to-one mentoring to assist clients through personalized pregnancy lesson plans. Volunteers needed weekdays; times flexible. The Care Clinic is located at 1213 N. Third, Marquette and 330 Fortress, Sawyer. Contact Karol at 228-2273 or kpokley@careclinicmqt.org for more information.

Start the school year as a Girl Scout leader! Troop leaders at the Kindergarten “Daisy” level are needed for all schools. Consider joining a leadership team already active in your community! Application and training are online at vapp.gsnwgl.org/ Orientation is provided in person and year-round support is available. To learn more about Girl Scouting in Marquette County or to find Girl Scouting in your community contact Jill Rady 920-955-3438 or jrady@ggsnwgl.org.

The Negaunee Senior Center is seeking someone to put photos and documents into scrapbooks for the center. Materials are provided. Call Kristy at 475-6266 for details.

Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care seeks volunteers to help entertain and enrich the lives of residents. Activities may include: bingo, music, dancing, arts and crafts, games, etc. Activities usually run for roughly one hour. Call Erica Campbell at 225-4488 or email activities@brookridge-heights.com.

Volunteers are needed to help serve the AMCAB senior lunch at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 228-6522.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Harvey is looking for volunteers between 11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Duties could include: cashier, customer service, cleaning and organizing. Also help is needed one or two days per week for four hours, with minor mechanical/electoral repairs, woodworking, help in the receiving department and picking up donated merchandise. For more information contact the Habitat office at 228-3578, info@mqthabitat.org or visit its website at www.mqthabitat.org.

Eastwood Nursing Center Activities Department seeks volunteers to help residents on outings, with activities and for creative new ideas for residents. Call Amy Fraley at 475-7500.

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter seeks people to help with Wish List Collection Drives. Three times a month volunteers stand outside a local store and pass out the UPAWS wish list and collect donations. Volunteers are needed also to serve as cleaners and kitty cuddlers mornings at the Petsmart Adoption Center. Sign up for the Poster Pals team to help get the word out around town; times and areas are flexible. Call 475-6661.

Ongoing docent (tour guide) volunteer opportunities are available at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University. For two weeks each November and May, local K-12 schools schedule tours of exhibitions in the museum. No experience necessary; training is provided. Time commitment is minimal; one-hour training session and 90 minutes per tour. Schedules are e-mailed in advance and volunteers respond based on their availability. Must have a valid email address and enjoy working with children. Visit www.nmu.edu/devos, call 906-227-1481 or email mmatusca@nmu.edu.

The YMCA of Marquette County seeks a caring, dependable volunteer able to work any time between 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Tot Watch area. Call Benjamin Platt at 228-3771 or email bplatt@ymcamqt.org.

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to help with construction on homes in Negaunee, Ishpeming and Gwinn. Volunteers also are needed to help at the ReStore in Harvey. Call 228-3578, email Jane@mqthabitat.org or visit www.mqthabitat.org. Experience not necessary.

Help brighten a child’s life – make a year-long commitment. Become a Big Brother or Big Sister. For more information, call 475-8901 or email liz@bbbsmqt.org

International Experience seeks families to host international exchange students for the school year, willing to share family traditions, American culture and a loving supportive environment with a boy or girl age 15-18 from abroad. Call local coordinator Cristina Anderson at 906-250-1500, email c.anderson@international-experience.net or visit www.iE-usa.com.

Bell Hospital seeks volunteers for the gift shop to run a register and provide customer service. Help with the coffee cart and a new patient information/helper volunteer position is also needed. Call Julie at 485-2751 for more details.

Teaching Family Homes seeks volunteers for ongoing efforts, including animal care, classroom tutor, computer technology, environmental, facility maintenance, fine arts, grant writer/research, group home tutor/mentor, office support, publicity and marketing, school librarian, special events volunteer and sports and exercise. Call Rich Rossway at 249-5437.

American Cancer Society Resource Center seeks volunteers at its Peninsula Medical Center office to hand out literature and help patients organize information during treatment. All services are free, and the resource center is volunteer staffed. Call 475-9897 or stop by the resource center, Suite 110 of the medical center off the Fair Avenue entrance. Call 225-3507 prior to visiting.