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Volunteer Tutors, part-time instructors, and substitute instructors to help people learn to read, write, or spell, learn math, earn a high school diploma through the GED program, or learn to read and to write English. 494-1964.

Connections Area Agency on Aging, needs volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program. Deliveries last one hour and are delivered from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday. 712-279-6900 ext. 8266.

Friends of Latham Park, looking for volunteers to help with gardening, fundraising and maintenance of the area. Meet at 7 p.m., the second Thursday of each month at the Latham Park Community House, 1915 South Lemon, Sioux City.

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, various positions available. Betty, 712-258-0838.

Foster Grandparents Program, looking for volunteers aged 55 and over willing to help children in the classroom by serving as a mentor. Volunteers may live in Woodbury County and may be eligible for financial benefits. Call 712-224-2610 for more information.

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UnityPoint Health-St. by Luke, is looking for volunteers for opportunities at the hospital and Sunnybrook Medical Plaza. Marie Obrien, 712-279-3220.

Siouxland Food Bank, volunteers to sort and process food in the warehouse. Help repack and prepare food for distribution to non-profit organizations. Volunteer between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday. Due to Covid places are limited so please call ahead. For more information, call 712-255-9741.

Hospice care initiatives, is looking for caring and compassionate people in the Sioux City area to become hospice volunteers. For more information, call 712-239-1226, ext. 6609 or 877-577-3888.

Girl Scouts, volunteers wanted, Sioux Trails Girl Scout Council at 712-255-0187 or 1-800-746-8947.

Ronald McDonald House, is looking for volunteers for 2 to 4 hour shifts, Monday to Friday, as well as weekends. call 712-255-4084.

Siouxland Hospice, needs volunteers for support in a variety of areas, such as companionship or patient and family respite care, office help, and more. 712-233-4144 or 800-383-4545.

Community Action Partnership of Northeastern Nebraska Early Head Start and Head Start, South Sioux City and Dakota City. Receipt of applications for the 2021-2022 school year. 402-494-6755 or 402-494-1282.

Siouxland Bikes for Kids, is looking for used bikes and bike parts to donate to children. If you are interested in donating or volunteering with the group, contact Dave Bak at 712-574-0441.

Senior support program, needs volunteers to visit other seniors to help them be independent and stay in their own homes. Volunteers may live in Woodbury, Plymouth, Monona, Dakota counties and may be eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Foster Grandparent Programs, need volunteers to help children in local schools. Volunteer opportunities in Woodbury and Plymouth counties and may be eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Iowa SIDS Foundation/Siouxland, looking for volunteers for the “Walk for the Future” planning committee on August 28th. Contact Pam at 712-548-8686.

TeamMates Mentorship Program, South Sioux City, Bishop-Heelan and Sergeant Bluff chapters are looking for volunteers to mentor youth. 1-877-531-8326.

The Office of the State Ombudsman for Long Term Care, seeks candidates for the state’s Volunteer Ombudsman Program (VOP), to help the Office protect the health, safety, welfare, and rights of people residing in long-term care facilities . For more information or to request an application, call the VOP Coordinator at 866-236-1430.

Midtown Family Community Center, needs volunteers to help staff with educational and recreational programs. Support also needed for our 4-H club, provided by ISU Extension, Woodbury County. For more information, call (712) 276-2157.

Department of Social Services, is looking for volunteers in the field of secretarial work or transport. 712-255-2913 ext. 2049.

safe place, seeks volunteers for services such as filing, outreach and fundraising or direct customer service or babysitting after certification training (provided by SafePlace). Also seeks bilingual volunteers, fluent in English and Spanish, to provide direct and indirect services. Please call 258-7233.

Iowa Radio Playback Information Service, is looking for volunteers to read the Sioux City Journal on-air for the blind from 8 to 9 a.m. twice a month at KWIT studios. 712-274-6406.

ASSE International Student Exchange Program, volunteers wanted as area representatives who recruit and screen potential host families, supervise exchange students, and interview U.S. students looking to go abroad. 1-800-736-1760.

Adapted Riding School for Special Soldiers, (STARS), needs volunteers to help with therapeutic riding for people with disabilities. No equestrian knowledge necessary. Instructor training available. For more information, email [email protected] or call the barn at 712-239-5042.

Alzheimer Association, looking for volunteers. 712-279-5802.

Iowa Alzheimer Support Groups, the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Heritage at Northern Hills, 4002 Teton Trace. Second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 S. Martha. Third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Alzheimer’s Association, 1315 Zenith Dr., Suite B. Third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church.

Nebraska Alzheimer Support Groups, Bancroft Senior Citizens Center, 215 North Main Street, Bancroft, NE 68004. Third Monday of the month 2-3 p.m. Crofton Senior Center 1008 West Second Street Crofton, NE 68730. Third Wednesday of the month 1-3 p.m. Golden Oaks Center 406 North Oakland Avenue Oakland, NE 68045. Last Monday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunshine Senior Center 140 West Bridge Street, West Point, NE 68788. Third Thursday of the month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. either for the months of February and March. For more information or schedules, please call 800.272.3900 or visit communityresourcefinder.org

Unlimited Opportunities, is looking for volunteers to help in various areas. Susan Vondrak, 712-277-8295 ext. 143.

Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Child Abuse, negligence, desperation. 279-6602.

American Red Cross, Siouxland Chapter. 252-4081.

Central American Aviation and Transportation Museum, in the gift shop, tour guides, search for artifacts, general maintenance. 712-252-5300, Monday through Friday.

Iowa Department of Aging Senior Retirees and Volunteers Program (RSVP), provides volunteer opportunities for people 55 and older to meet community needs. Volunteers serve in various local non-profit organizations in Woodbury County. Contact RSVP Coordinator Jamie Lane at 515-402-2091 or visit the IDARSVP Facebook page.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland, needs adult volunteers to mentor children ages 6-14. Mentors must be at least 18 years old and able to serve four hours per month. Interested persons should stop by the BBBS office at 3650 Glen Oaks Blvd., or call 712-239-9890.

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