Spring 2014 Service Opportunities

 


INDIVIDUAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

YMCA
Date and time: weekly (begins March 31st); 2 hours (1 hr for practice/1 hr for game)
Location:
Briargate YMCA
Contact: Kyle Thomas at kthomas@ppymca.org or (719) 495-5102
Website: http://www.ppymca.org/locations/briargate
YMCA at Briargate needs sports coaches for their Spring Youth Sports Program which includes Indoor/Outdoor S
occer, Flag Football, and Volleyball.

Repairing Waldo at the Flying W Ranch
Date and time: Please see below.
Contact:
Wayne or Phyllis at (719) 238-2100
In the 2012 wildfires, 346 homes were destroyed. Since then, Flying W Ranch has been working with local and federal authorities to protect the municipal water supply and to re-vegetate the Waldo Canyon Burn area by installing log erosion barrier structures and seeding/mulching hill slopes and plains. Volunteers are needed for the following dates and times:
March Volunteer Dates:
Thursday, March 27th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday, March 28th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, March 29th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
April Volunteer Dates: 
Friday, April 4th 2014 - Installing LEB's, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 5th 2014 - Installing LEB's, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday, April 10th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday, April 11th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 12th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday, April 18th 2014 - Installing LEB's. 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 19th 2014 - Installing LEB's, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday, April 24th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday, April 25th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 26th 2014 - Seeding and Mulching, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

31st Annual Colorado Mathematical Olympiad
Date and time: April 25, 2014; 7:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:
UCCS
Contact:
Valerie Quarles at vquarles@uccs.edu or call (719) 255-3007.
Volunteers are needed to help out at the Mathematical Olympiad. The competition will be from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed starting at 7:00 a.m. to handle registration, check-in, check-out, distribute testing materials to participants, and act as proctors.

2014 Colorado Mathematical Olympiad Award Ceremony
Date and time: May 2, 2014; 11:30 am-5:30 pm
Location: UCCS Berger Hall
Contact: Valerie K. Quarles at vquarles@uccs.edu
Website: http://www.uccs.edu/~olympiad/
More than 250 students from middle and high schools attend the Colorado Olympiad with the intent of solving five problems and trying to win prizes such as calculators, software, and scholarships. Volunteers are needed to help with award recipient check-in, direct guests to facilities, and for general assistance.

Pikes Peak Prep
Date and time:
Flexible days; 3:45 pm-5 pm
Location: 252 E. Costilla
Contact: Lauren Schneider at lschneider@geoacademies.org or (719) 570-7575 ext. 3159
Pikes Peak Prep is looking for volunteers to tutor students in Language Arts and Math Tuesdays to Fridays from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Language Arts tutoring runs Tues-Fri and Math tutoring runs Tues and Thurs only.


Silver Key Senior Services
Date and time:
Flexible
Location:
2250 Bott Avenue
Contact:
Linda Arguello at larguello@silverkey.org or (719) 884-2319
Website:
http://www.silverkey.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer
Silver Keys support the quality of life for seniors by allowing them the choice of safely aging in place with dignity and independence. As a volunteer, you can help them accomplish their mission by sorting goods in their food pantry.


Seeds Community Cafe
Date and time:
Flexible
Contact:
(719) 473-8206
Help build a healthy community with Seeds Community Café. The café is dedicated to eliminating hunger and social barriers by feeding all people regardless of their ability to pay. As a volunteer you can cook, pick organic produce, greet, serve or wash dishes.