Vol­un­teers wanted

The Southern Gazette - - Saltwire Homes -

Com­mu­nity groups are al­ways in need of vol­un­teers. So if you’re got some time to spare, and are look­ing for some­thing to do, why not con­sider vol­un­teer­ing with one of these groups:

St. John Am­bu­lance

Learn valu­able skills, have fun and play an im­por­tant role in your com­mu­nity. For more info call 1-800-801-0181. Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary

The Burin Penin­sula Health Care Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary is look­ing for new mem­bers. Meet­ings are held the last Thurs­day of each month at 8 p.m. in the cafe­te­ria at the Burin hos­pi­tal. The aux­il­iary is open to both men and women. For more in­for­ma­tion or for an ap­pli­ca­tion, con­tact Mar­i­lyn Martin at 891-3471 or call/drop in to the gift shop at the hos­pi­tal (891-3494). Al­ter­na­tive Mea­sures

The Burin Penin­sula West Al­ter­na­tive Mea­sures pro­gram needs vol­un­teer me­di­a­tors to help youth. Al­ter­na­tive Mea­sures is a vol­un­tary al­ter­na­tive to the court sys­tem. Con­tact Cindy Stone, li­ai­son so­cial worker with Health and Com­mu­nity Ser­vices, 279-7900 or Do­minic Lun­dri­gan, pro­gram chair­per­son, 891-1742. Grand Bank

The Gran-For-Line Al­ter­na­tive Mea­sures Pro­gram-Ex­tra­ju­di­cial Sanc­tions is look­ing for vol­un­teers in the Grand Bank-For­tune Area. Ex­tra­ju­di­cial Sanc­tions is a non-profit, vol­un­teer or­ga­ni­za­tion that pro­vides an al­ter­na­tive to court pro­ceed­ings for young peo­ple who have ac­cepted re­spon­si­bil­ity for the of­fence they com­mit­ted. All vol­un­teers re­ceive train­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Child, Youth and Fam­ily Ser­vices in Marys­town at (709) 279-7911.

Spe­cial Olympics

The Marys­town Spe­cial Olympics also needs vol­un­teers. The group meets at Marys­town Cen­tral High School gym each Mon­day at 6:30 p.m.


The Burin Penin­sula SPCA is look­ing for vol­un­teers to help with day-to-day op­er­a­tions at the shel­ter. Du­ties in­clude walk­ing and feed­ing an­i­mals and gen­eral shel­ter clean up. If you are in­ter­ested in lend­ing your time, please con­tact the shel­ter at 891-8000. Vol­un­teers must be at least 19 years of age. Fos­ter Fam­i­lies

A lo­cal chap­ter of the New­found­land and Labrador Fos­ter Fam­i­lies As­so­ci­a­tion has been es­tab­lished on the Burin Penin­sula. To be­come a fos­ter par­ent or for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on fos­ter­ing, con­tact 1-877-754-0218.

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