Taste of Chocolate- April 21st– The Haywood Jackson Volunteer Center fundraiser
Autumn Care- Sit with a friend, teach a craft to the seniors
Barium Springs- mentors for youth
Friends of the Smokies- help with outreach programs
Haywood Pathways Center- cook groups, instructors, chaplains
KARE-School Safety Program from kindergarten through fifth grade, to teach children about personal safety Healthy Haywood.
LifeWORKS- help mentor women into work
Sarges Animal Rescue- transport drivers, foster homes for cats & dogs, office help
Creekside Villa- Bingo and Crafts
Habitat For Humanity – needs help building houses, help at the Habitat Store
Phone Assurance Program- Need volunteers to call shut-ins
Star Ranch- help with health care for rescued horses
HRMC Hospice –Assist with a variety of jobs, office work to sitting with clients
Hazelwood Elementary School Library-shelving books, helping in library
Haywood Chamber Of Commerce- needs help working at the office
The ARC of Haywood County- facility maintenance & office work
Haywood Spay/Neuter- office, spay/neuter on-site transport help (loading, unloading assisting clients, prepping crates), and trap-neuter-return
Pigeon Community Development Center- transportation, children with reading and math
Circles of Hope- mentor, serve on committee
Haywood Christian Ministries- receive donations of clothing & goods, 4 hour shifts
The Great Laurels of Junaluska- assist with odd and ends projects for residents
Bethel Rural Community Org. -man food bank pantry for needy, 2nd Wed monthly
Haywood County Arts Council- Gallery 86, need bookkeeper, office help
REACH- Hotline volunteers, Thrift store workers.
Lifespan- instructors, art class intern, one on one education, office support
Foster Grandparents- help a pre-school or elementary age child, stipend available if you meet guidelines
American Youth Soccer Org- referees, line painters, concession stand
Haywood Co TDA Visitor Centers- looking for assistance to man centers, greet people
The Community Kitchen- looking for cooks, servers, dates available
Mountain Mediation- Mediate court and civil cases, office help needed
Meals on Wheels –need to drivers to fill routes
Big Brothers/Big Sisters- in need of Big Brothers and Sisters in the community and school programs
Haywood Regional Medical Center Auxiliary- gift shop, front desk, patient escorts
Literacy Program of Buncombe Co- reading tutor
Smoky MT. Health Care & Rehab Center- assists with activities
The Open Door- assistance in the dining room/kitchen, thrift shop, food pantry
Haywood Waterways- Testing water
Maggie Valley Chamber & Vistor Center- people to work on special events
Haywood County Public Library- jobs throughout the library
Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)- councilors needed to help with Medicare
Guardian AD Litem – advocates in the court system for children who are abused or neglected
Sylva Linings Resale Store- sorting, help at register
Freinds of the Library- Sorting, pricing, register help
MEDWEST Hospice- help at desk or help with patients
PROJECT FIRE- starting Nov 1st, help cut wood 1st Sat of the month
PROJECT CARE- help in shop 4hrs on Mon/Wed mornings
DISABILITY PARTNERS THRIFT STORE- help in store, pick-ups
UNITED CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES- answer phones, package food
JACKSON COUNTY HOME DELIVERED MEALS – volunteers needed to deliver meals to shut-ins one day a week, 38 people on the waiting list.
MOUNTAIN TRACE NURSING- take time help and sit with a senior.
GOLDEN AGE SENIOR CENTER – Golden Steppers (line dancers) and Goldenairs (singers) need volunteers to join them to perform in nursing homes.
JACKSON COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER- cooking, cleaning, filing, assisting with programs
CASHIERS HIGHLANDS HUMANE SOCIETY- work with animals, cleaning
COMMUNITY TABLE- help serve meals, food pantry, backpack program
GUARDIAN AD LITEM – volunteers needed to serve as advocates in the court system for abused or neglected children
JACKSON COUNTY DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES –drive agency vehicles to county garage for maintenance.
JACKSON COUNTY RED CROSS- needs help with clerical and greeters at blood drives each month.
FULL SPECTRUM FARMS- need help preparing the garden for spring
SKYAND CARE CENTER- bingo and crafts
For more information, call the Volunteer Center 356-2833.