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Driver's Assistant

Jan 16 - May 25
RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave, Providence, RI 02907

This volunteer position assists the Operations team. The driver’s assistant volunteer will assist RICFB driver’s in transporting food to and from designated locations. A driver’s assistant actively helps unload cases with their assigned driver at agency member sites by hand. The use of power equipment is not allowed. This position will also have extensive internal and on-site interaction with agencies, other volunteers, and clients. Our agency member sites are exposed to the elements so...

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Packing/Assembling Assistant

Jan 16 - May 25
RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave, Providence, RI 02907

Volunteers needed for approximately 3 hours on Tuesday mornings assisting Boston Greens, located in West Kingston, RI, with packing and assembling cases of produce. Boston Greens is a high-tech greenhouse farming operation that grows and distributes fresh, great-tasting leafy greens to restaurants and grocery stores in Rhode Island and surrounding areas. Volunteer help with this weekly task would allow Boston Greens to increase the amount of fresh produce they donate to the Rhode Island...

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Customer Service Assistant

Jan 16 - May 25
RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave, Providence, RI 02907

Volunteers needed to greet and assist Food Bank member agency representatives as they pick up their food orders in the Agency Shopping Area by appointment. The Customer Service Assistant works in a fast paced environment as there are often 3-4 agencies picking up orders at a time. A volunteer is needed once a week on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30am-11:30 am. If you are friendly, organized, a good communicator, able to multi-task and have some time to give, please contact our Volunteer...

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Agency Shopping Assistant

Jan 16 - May 25
RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave, Providence, RI 02907

Volunteers needed to do one 3-4 hour shift per week assisting our member agencies load their vehicle with items on their orders. The orders may range from dry product to perishable or frozen goods as well as produce in 50 pound bags. Volunteers also restock the shopping area and bread racks. This volunteer position requires lifting and bending throughout the shift.

Shifts are available M-F from 8am-12pm. For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Jeanne...

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Domestic Violence Program - On-Call Interpreters

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

Bilingual volunteers remove communication barriers for domestic violence survivors to ensure that all of our clients get the help they need regardless of their background. This position is flexible. Languages needed: Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Arabic. Contact Brandi Gbemisola for more information. 

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Domestic Violence Program - Children's Enrichment Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

Supervise children during daytime group activities and coordinate games and craft activities for our young residents during the evening and weekends. This position provides valuable resources for our Domestic Violence Program and enriches the lives of children affected by domestic violence. Contact Brandi Gbemisola for more information. 

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Domestic Violence Program - Front Desk & Helpline Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

Offer supportive listening, crisis intervention, safety planning and referral information to individuals calling our 24-hour hotline. Additional training will be provided. Contact Brandi Gbemisola for more information. 

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Food Prep/Line Cook, Kitchen

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

Kitchen volunteers assist with food preparation and service, food packaging, cleaning, washing dishes, setting up and breaking down the dining area, etc. Scheduling is flexible. We are looking for volunteers from Monday to Friday, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Previous food service experience is not required.

Contact volunteer@crossroadsri.org for more information.

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Pantry Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

We are in need of a volunteer to assist our Donations Coordinator in organizing new pantry goods and donations as they come in, and preparing them for distribution to our clients. This opportunity has flexible hours.

Contact volunteer@crossroadsri.org for more information.

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Moving Help

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

As we move toward our goal of ending homelessness one household at a time, we need volunteers to assist our clients as they move into their new homes. This opportunity is on an as-needed basis, and volunteers are notified when help is needed.

Contact volunteer@crossroadsri.org for more information. 

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Laundry Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Crossroads RI, 160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903

Laundry volunteers escort clients to the laundry room and ensure that clients know how to properly operate the washers and dryers. Flexible hours, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and weekends 9:00 AM to noon.

Contact volunteer@crossroadsri.org for more information.

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Volunteers for Rhode Island Gala for Epilepsy

Saturday, Jan 27, 2 pm
Epilepsy Foundation New England - The Matty Project, Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02286

We are looking for volunteers for our annual Rhode Island Gala for Epilepsy! This year's event is casino-themed!

We are looking to fill the following volunteer roles:

Event Setup: 2:00 - 6:00 pm Event Floaters: 6:00 - 11:00 pm Event Breakdown: 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

We welcome both group and individual volunteers for this event! Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. 

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Maple Sugaring Volunteer

Saturday, Mar 10, 8:30 am
Audubon Society of Rhode Island, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI 02917

Step back in time at the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge to experience the history of maple sugaring. Discover how the Wampanoags started maple sugaring and how to make this sweet syrup in your own backyard. Taste first-hand this delectable treat over breakfast. Sample pancakes, muffins and other tasty treats - all with fresh maple syrup. 

Volunteers are needed for the following roles:  Lead groups of visitors from station to station or direct cars to parking spots.  Volunteers will be...

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Development Volunteer/Intern

Jan 16 - May 25
Providence Children's Museum, 100 South Street, Providence, RI 02903

Responsibilities:

Assists Development Department in stewardship and donor tracking by:

• Helping to maintain donor database accuracy and integrity by entering new data correctly and systematically updating various data fields as assigned

• Making packets for prospective donors

• Researching potential new corporate donors/sponsors

• Identifying potential new in-kind donors

• Soliciting, recording and acknowledging in-kind contributions and...

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Grant Writer

Jan 16 - May 25
Art League Rhode Island, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI 02903

Art League Rhode Island is seeking an experienced grant writer to identify funding sources, develop, and write grant proposals that persuasively communicate ALRI's mission and programs to potential funders.

Requirements:

-Knowledge of grant application process & writing of proposals

-Knowledge of various grant programs available to nonprofit arts organizations

-Excellent research, writing and communication skills

-Self-motivated, reliable,...

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Events Committee Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Women's Fund of Rhode Island, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903

The Women's Fund of Rhode Island seeks volunteers to serve on our fundraising events committee(s) to help plan and execute our special events. Volunteers should be willing to follow up on requests for inkind donations and sponsorships. Meetings will be held monthly in Providence, but committee members can attend via phone if necessary.

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Development Mailing Assistant

Jan 16 - Aug 31
Providence Children's Museum, 100 South Street, Providence, RI 02903

This volunteer position assists the development department with special mailings requiring hand-written addresses. This task requires neat and tidy handwriting, and close attention to detail. Address lists will be provided. Each mailing is typically between 300 and 400 pieces, with four mailings between April and August. This individual may complete hours from the site or off-site, and we hope to find someone who can do this on a continual as-needed basis.

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Graphic Designer Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Art League Rhode Island, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI 02903

Art League Rhode Island is looking for motivated volunteers to serve on the Communications Committee. A creative group, the Communications Committee is responsible for all the communication and marketing endeavors of ALRI. Volunteer duties will include:

-Updating the website with all exhibits, programs and activities that ALRI offers

-Designing Constant Contact emails

-Working with digital images in various formats

-Copywriting

-Designing print...

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Fundraising Volunteer

Jan 16 - May 25
Art League Rhode Island, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI 02903

The Art League Rhode Island Development Committee is currently recruiting new members who are interested in actively participating in fundraising initiatives and the coordination of fundraising events. If you have experience in event planning, marketing, public relations or non-profit work, come join our team that supports the arts in the Rhode Island community.

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WordPress Web Designer

Jan 16 - Jan 31
Inspiring Minds, 763 Westminster Street, Providence RI 02903

Inspiring Minds is seeking a WordPress Developer to help with their website during Wintersession. 

This position requires experience with SEO, designing, developing, and maintenance for WordPress websites. If interested, send a cover letter, portfolio and resume to inspire@inspiringmindsri.org.

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Limited spaces available

Volunteer Tutor

Jan 16 - May 25
Inspiring Minds, 763 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903

Volunteer to tutor students K through 5th grade in school! Ninety-minute training, matching services, and supplies are provided.

Tutors needed in literacy or math, with availability for at least one hour once a week.

More information at www.inspiringmindsri.org.

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Weekday Volunteers

Friday, Jan 26, 12 pm
134 Collaborative, 134 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903

Volunteers needed on Friday afternoons to assist with one or more of the following tasks: 

-Assist with serving weekly community meal in collaboration with PICA

-Sort and distribute clothing at the meal

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LACE Application (2017-18)

The Leadership & Community Engagement [LACE] Program enhances co-curricular experiences through both experiential learning and opportunities for personal and professional development.  Participants perform a required 150 hours of service with a community organization, attend training sessions, and participate in developmental programming.  Participants can be awarded work-study funds based on need and eligibility. Students who are not eligible for work-study can...

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Children's Friend 5K Walk/Run Event

Saturday, Apr 30, 8:30 am
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue Providence, RI 02907

Children's Friend has served and nurtured many Rhode Island youth to help them grow up with safe, healthy lives--your involvement and support will make a great impact!  The organization has invite RISD students to help create a running team composed of 10-12 individuals, a walking team with 10-12 individuals, and 2-3 general event volunteers. These numbers are the minimum amount so the more, the merrier! 

We will meet at 8:30AM on the RISD Beach to make it to the 9:00AM...

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LACE Fellow Feature: Grace Oh

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts throughout the year! Here they will share their experiences and the work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service.

Grace Oh: providence Children's museum

Hello! My name is Grace Oh, and I am a sophomore in Industrial Design. I am a Leadership and Community Engagement...

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