HandsOn Texarkana, The
New Volunteer Center, offers volunteer opportunities in the community and refers prospective volunteers to appropriate agencies and volunteer groups. Potential volunteers should contact Kathey Graves at 903798-3211. For a complete listing of volunteer opportunities, go to HandsOnTexarkana.org. Heritage Plaza Nursing & Rehabilitation Center need volunteers to call Bingo, help with arts and crafts and paint fingernails. Call Roxanne Miller at 903-7926700. Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) needs volunteers to assist with filing, typing, storing and competing curriculum inventory. Call 870-772-3055, or page 1-800-2649606 Pin 3108, or email email@example.com.
The HIP (Hope, Inspiration and Protection) Mentoring Children
of Prisoners Program needs volunteers to serve as positive role models, friends, advocates and listeners for children between the ages of 4 and 18 who live in Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas. Mentors, who will be trained and screened, are asked to commit to one hour a week with a child. Call Mary Schroeder at 903-748-8915 or Evelyn Formby at 903-748-6622. Hospice of Texarkana-Hospice of Hope needs volunteers to help with office tasks, patient visits and fundraising 4-6 hours per month. Training is provided. Call Debra, volunteer coordinator, at 903-794-4263 or go to hospiceoftexarkana.org.
Housing Authority of Texarkana,
Texas, Neighborhood needs volunteers to teach free computer, resume writing, job preparation and other educational or certification classes. Computers, a Smartboard and necessary supplies will be provided for the free classes. Volunteer constructors may set classes for their available schedule from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Rosehill Neighborhood Network Center, 2220 W. 15th St. For information, call Shanetta Cannon at 903-798-3514. Jamisons’ Center of Kindness
needs volunteers for its ENRICH (Educate-Nurture-Reach-InstructCoach-Help) after-school tutoring program for Texarkana, Ark., students in grades 1-6 and for an after-school feeding program from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1101 Couch St. For information on being a tutor or serving meals, call 870-7728652. Junior Achievement of
Texarkana needs volunteers to teach youth in grades kindergarten through 12th how to set educational and career goals, make informed decisions and learn how to contribute to their communities. Contact Kaitlyn Flannagan at 870-648-5884 or jatexarkana@ jaesttexas.org.
Main Street Texarkana needs volunteers to serve in promotion, organization, design and economic restructuring for the preservation of the historic district and revitalization of Downtown Texarkana. Call 903-792-7191.
Make-A-Wish Foundation needs volunteers in Bowie, Cass and Red River Counties to help with public speaking, fundraising, special events, resource development and wish granting. Call Billie Milner at the Northeast Regional Office at 903-597-9474 or go online at northtexaswish.org.
Manna Kitchen, 301 N. Center St., New Boston, Texas, needs volunteer route delivery drivers, salad makers, dishwashers, cooks and people with organizational skills. Call and leave a message at 903-628-2444. The Museum of Regional History is looking for volunteers to assist in updating and maintaining the archives and collections database. For more information contact volunteer@ texarkanamuseums.org or call 903-793-4831.
Oaks Assisted Living needs volunteers to play games and spend time with retirees. Call 903-8385001. Opportunities Senior Day Care Center needs volunteers to assist with games, sing-a-longs, Bible devotions, bingo, arts and crafts, painting and reading stories. Call 903-791-2286. Overton Brooks VA Medical
Center, Shreveport, needs volunteers to help at community-based clinics in Longview, Texas; Monroe, La., and Texarkana. Duties include assisting staff and patients and operating passenger vans. Contact Esther Comb at 318-221-8411 ext. 5024 or 1-800863-7441 ext. 6124 or esther. firstname.lastname@example.org; or Sandy Franks at ext. 6171 at either number or email@example.com.